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October 4, 2017

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks  about  monkeys dancing on the street and diet for peacocks and camels. By Maneka Gandhi Is it legal to have monkeys dancing on the street? Monkeys are trained to “dance” through beatings and food deprivation. Their teeth are pulled out by the madaris so that the animals cannot…

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September 20, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about diet for calves’ How does one recognise pure ghee? To check the purity of ghee at home: Method 1: Put a spoon of ghee on your palm, if it starts to melt that is pure. Normally, pure ghee melts at the body temperature. Method…

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September 13, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about Animal Feeders Card Can anyone stop me from feeding stray dogs in a society? There is no law that prohibits the feeding of street animals. Citizens/animal welfare volunteers who choose to do so are in fact performing a duty cast upon them by the…

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September 6, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about causes and remedies for wheezing in a dog. What does wheezing in a dog indicate? Dog wheezing occurs when the air passages are overly contracted and the oxygen does not have a clear passage, so it causes the wheezing sound. The causes of wheezing…

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August 30, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains what can children learn by having a pet? Are horses as good as dogs in picking up body language of humans? Research says that horses are good at picking up human body language. But like dogs, and humans too, it depends on their proximity to…

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August 9, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains why Gau Mutra (Cow’s urine) is considered to be pure and healthy? Is milking painful for cows, goats and sheep? In natural conditions, the udder would never get to the point where it was painful because the calf would drink the milk at regular intervals….

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August 2, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how a cat that is out on the street can be brought home and taken care of… Why do cats fold their ears down when they are scared? Cats instinctively fold their ears back to protect themselves from attack. They are harder to bite and…

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July 26, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi Explaining about horse and races, in this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka says: While horse racing can never be entirely safe for the animals, a zero-tolerance drug policy, turf (grass) tracks only, a ban on whipping, competitive racing only after their third birthdays, and other reforms would make a world of difference to…

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