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Dry Pet Food Connected To The Outbreak Of Salmonella In Human Beings


August 10th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Health bureaucrats in America have divulged that numerous tots there became unsuspecting victims of illnesses between January 2006 and October 2008 subsequent to the foodstuffs ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, learn yoga from cats and dogs!


August 9th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Flexible felines and contorted canines are among the stars of the Yoga Puppies and Yoga Kittens calendars, 2011.Photographer Dan Borris, 53, has created the artwork.Borris, get his wife ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gujarat cops urged to rethink dog breeding plan


July 4th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 4 (IANS) Animal lovers have urged the Gujarat Police to reconsider a proposal for their sniffer dogs from aggressive breeds mate with civilian canines. The Federation of Indian Animal Protection ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why one should never arm-wrestle a saber-toothed tiger


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Researchers have found why saber-toothed tigers were a force to reckon with when it came to arm wrestling.A new study has revealed that saber-toothed cats-best known for their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mariah Carey sued by veterinarian


June 25th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Pop singer Mariah Carey is facing legal action from veterinarian Cindy Bressler, who has filed documents claiming Mariah owes about $30,000 for her services. Bressler filed claims in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Deceased Heiress, Gail Posner, Leaves £8 Million To Her Dogs And £650,000 To Her Son


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Gail Posner, who died at the age of 67 in March, was an opulent heiress. After her demise, she has ignited a rancorous judicial ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Proposed Cat Leash Law Draws Angry Response From Barre Citizens


June 18th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Barre, Vermont, June 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A city law that requires cats to be kept on leashes has sparked angry reactions from the citizens. Barre residents are up in arms ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Individual brain cells can identify both cars and cats


June 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Single brain cells, if confronted with a difficult task, can identify objects as dissimilar as sports cars and dogs, found researchers at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Music Concert For Canines


June 7th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Music has the power to relieve all pain and sometimes music is used to treat many diseases. It does not depend on language or a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Guwahati NGO designs mobile kennel to rehabilitate stray dogs


June 6th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, June 6 (ANI): Just Be Friendly, a voluntary animal lovers' organization, here has deployed a novel eco-friendly mobile kennel to transport mongrels to its animal care center where ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Diwali demon-slaying tradition triggered Goa blast?


May 28th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, May 28 (IANS) Seven months after a blast in Goa killed two people, investigators now say a Diwali tradition that has been consistently opposed by a Hindu right wing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Petland And Its Cruel Practices Exposed On Animal Planet Show


May 18th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night proved to be a eye opener for the dog lovers who tune din to the channel Animal Planet at 10 pm. The network aired ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brawn beats beauty in human mating game


May 14th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Brute strength, not beauty, ensured winning mates among human ancestors, according to an anthropologist. "There is sexual competition in many species, including humans," said David A. Puts, assistant ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, Fetch Club for pooches to shake their tales at night!


April 26th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 26 (ANI): Now your pooch would not be sulking in a home corner when you are going on a night-out with friends-all thanks to the Fetch Club where your ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Piglet helps train assistance dogs Down Under!


April 25th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): Gidget, a three-month-old piglet, who is serving as a training distraction for assistance dogs may be the world's first to help canines in training.For the past three weeks, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dogs’ wet licks may aid cancer research


April 15th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Dogs' wet licks could provide the DNA keys to findings new treatments for rare cancers and other diseases in both dogs and human patients, believe scientists.The Translational Genomics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How the brains of introverts process the world around them


April 11th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Introverts may actually process their world differently than others, leading to differences in how they respond to stimuli, say researchers.About twenty percent of people are born with this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woof! It’s a dog’s world at Kerala supermarket


April 7th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thrissur (Kerala), April 7 (IANS) Thrissur is fast becoming the "kennel capital" of Kerala, thanks to a supermarket for dogs. From NRIs to foreigners, people are flocking to it for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jaguar undergoes dental surgery


March 15th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Reina, a female jaguar who lives at the Santa Fe Zoo in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin, underwent an operation on her canine teeth because they showed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mrinalini Sharma loves ‘Bingo’


February 24th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The sexy actress, Mrinalini Sharma, who made her debut in Vishesh Films' "Awarapan' in 2007, is busy nowadays with "Bingo'. No! One is not talking about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Five Blackbucks found dead at Rajkot zoo


February 1st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, Feb.1 (ANI): Authorities at the Pradyuman Park Zoo in Rajkot found five Black Bucks dead in their enclosures under mysterious circumstances on Monday.The incident has shocked keepers and officials of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dog lovers spread awareness about swine flu in Jaipur


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Jan 3(ANI): Dog lovers in Jaipur turned Samaritans on Sunday when they took out a rally with their pets to create mass awareness about swine flu.Despite the chilly weather, around 200 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chinese woman posts online ad for bachelor who can look after 14 dogs!


November 27th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): A Chinese woman has placed an online advert looking for a "qualified male who can look after 14 dogs, including a mastiff and two other large canines".The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Robert Pattinson wants to be a dog


November 18th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Hollywood heartthrob Robert Pattinson says he is 'fascinated' by the lifestyle of dogs.The Twilight star admits he has "deep connection" with canines and if he was to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police dogs to ‘think and act’ during crisis


November 1st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Nov 01 (IANS) They have been trained to sniff out danger and now dogs with Kolkata Police will be taught to react quickly in a crisis situation - ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scientists unearth fossil of 150 mln yr old squirrel-sized dino


October 25th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 25 (ANI): Scientists have unearthed the fossil of a 150 million year old tiny dinosaur, which would have weighed less than a kilogram and measured around 70 centimetres long, about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dogs were tamed 16,300 years ago in China as livestock, not pets


September 5th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 5 (ANI): A new genetic analysis has suggested that dogs were tamed for the first time 16,300 years ago in southern China, not as pets, but as livestock."In this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dogs understand gestures as well as 2-year-old kids


July 14th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Dogs understand human pointing gestures as well as two-year-old children, according to two studies.Also, the studies found that due to domestication, dogs appear to be predisposed to read ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clever dogs find food by sniffing other dogs’ breath


July 8th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Dogs can find food by sniffing the snouts of fellow canines, finds a new study."They're scavengers," New Scientist magazine quoted Clive Wynne, a psychologist at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robbie Williams spares no expense when it comes to his pet dogs


May 19th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Brit singer Robbie Williams has been revealed to be a true lover of animals after he spared no expenses to be with his pet dogs.Williams, 35, is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dog sacrifices in medieval Hungarian town may shed light on mysterious pagan customs


April 7th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a medieval Hungarian town full of ritually sacrificed dogs that was recently discovered could shed light on mysterious pagan customs not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No dog’s life for these canines


February 10th, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) They are no 'slumdogs' but 'millionaires' in their own right. Being man's best friend is working well for some dogs these days. Carrying price tags that match up to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Afghan hound gets Supreme Court nod for dog show participation


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Less than a fortnight after the Supreme Court barred Mumbai's civic body from randomly killing street dogs, an Afghan hound Tuesday secured the apex court's nod for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Early humans had jaws powerful enough to crack tough nuts and seeds


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A new calculation of the ancient hominins bite has determined that they possessed jaws and teeth larger and more powerful than those of their ape ancestors, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A trade fair to pamper your pets


January 31st, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 31 (IANS) Food items like salmon sticks, chicken sticks and fish rolls, health seminars and grooming tips - no, this is not any ordinary lifestyle expo but indicative of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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