dogs and cats

Pets could be benefitting your kids at home


July 17th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Presence of pets at home benefits children in their homework than hindering their progress while also helping them in developing cleverness, a British study over beneficial ... Read more...

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Adopt cats, dogs, urges Jay Sean (With Images)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) British-Indian rapper Jay Sean has urged people to adopt homeless dogs and cats, as part of his association with animal activist group People for Ethical ... Read more...

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Hay fever worse in spring than summer


January 1st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) New research shows that regardless of medication and other allergies for grass pollen, hay fever symptoms are worse in the first half of spring than in ... Read more...

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Recession affecting pets in Britain


November 13th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) It seems global recession is taking a heavy toll on pets' lives in Britain. Animal welfare charities here have warned of pets rapidly becoming the forgotten ... Read more...

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Moscow to spend $76 million on stray dogs


October 5th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities are set to allocate over 2.5 billion rubles ($76 million) to care for stray dogs and cats in Moscow over the next three ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson urges Danish queen to avoid fur


July 29th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson, a well-known animal rights activist, has written a letter to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, urging her not to use ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel secret to a long life


July 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Scientists have claimed to develop a technique that they say may lead to a longer life. Unfortunately, the treatment is only fit for pets at the ... Read more...

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Adopt a dog, urges Imran Khan (With Images)


May 19th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan, who is getting rave reviews for the trailer of his forthcoming movie "Delhi Belly", has urged people to follow his lead ... Read more...

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Derogatory to call animals ‘pets’, say academics


April 28th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Don't call animals 'pets' as it is a derogatory term, say academics who suggest that owners should be called "human carers".Domestic dogs and cats should be ... Read more...

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David Cameron still sees rats at No. 10 despite cat’s arrival


March 9th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Despite the arrival of a cat at his official residence No.10, British Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed that he still sees rats.No. 10 acquired a ... Read more...

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10 Downing Street employs new cat to catch mice


February 16th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) The British prime minister's official residence, 10 Downing Street, has recruited its latest pet - a "rat-catching" cat.The cat - named Larry from the Battersea Dogs and Cats ... Read more...

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Larry the cat ‘to take on Downing Street rats’


February 15th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): UK Prime Minister David Cameron is all set to welcome a cat into his official residence.The four-year old tabby cat is to move into No 10, reports ... Read more...

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Not bad diet or lack of exercise - viruses could be to blame for weight gain


December 13th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 13 (ANI): Think it's bad diet and lack of exercise that's making you gain those extra kilos? You might be wrong, as a new study has suggested that the real ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Songbirds’ songs ‘may shed light on how humans learn language and speech’


November 9th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Understanding how songbirds sing may provide some insight into how the human brain learns language and produces speech.Dezhe Jin of the Penn State University explained that understanding how ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Important Halloween Safety Tips For Pet Owners


October 29th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Halloween is that time of the year of when people get a chance to do crazy things without being judged. If you have pets ... Read more...

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Halloween: The Ways To Keep Pets Safe


October 27th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halloween is a time for festivity and merriment for all. Children wait for this time of the year and try to make the most out of ... Read more...

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Blue Buffalo Dog Food Recall


October 12th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 30 dogs were reported ill from eating ‘Blue Buffalo’ dog food, the company has decided to issue a recall, and released the following statement:-“At Blue Buffalo, nothing ... Read more...

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PETA tells Pak ’spot fixers’ to fix “balls” of dogs, cats instead to generate goodwill!


September 15th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 15 (ANI): The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has offered the Pakistani cricketers implicated in spot-fixing scandal a chance of generating public goodwill by starring in an advertisement that would ... Read more...

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PETA offers Pakistan cricketers ad for makeover


September 14th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The British arm of Animal rights charity People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has offered Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz, who ... Read more...

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‘Cats and Dogs 2′- pet lovers’ delight (IANS Film Review; Rating:**1/2)


August 21st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Cats And Dogs 2" (3D) Director: Brad Peyton; Cast: Betty Midler, James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, Roger Moore; Rating:**1/2This has to be a pet-lovers delight -- watching ... Read more...

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Pooches to enjoy tasty meals at first dog restaurant in Sydney


August 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 4 (ANI): If taking pets on drive wasn't enough for Aussies who want to pamper their pooches, they can now take them out for a nice cappucino and organic cupcakes-all ... Read more...

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PETA director Pammie to save dogs affected by oil spill


July 31st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 31 (ANI): Former 'Baywatch' babe Pamela Anderson is doing her bit to help victims of the oil spill.She will fly to New Orleans to help ... Read more...

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Spain’s Catalonia approves bullfight ban


July 29th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Barcelona, July 28 (DPA) The north-eastern Spanish region of Catalonia Wednesday adopted a ground-breaking bullfighting ban that is dividing opinions in the rest of the country. Movie director Agustin Diaz Yanes described the ... Read more...

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Scottish women fancy cats and dogs over babies!


July 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): They dress them up, coo while talking to them and frame their baby pictures - but it's not the babies women are pampering - it's cats and dogs.A ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Here’s why we dream


July 15th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Scientists may have finally uncovered why we dream - it could be a crucial tool for sorting and filing information and discarding mental trash, says an Australian researcher."One ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oil Spill Hardships Force Owners To Leave Pets In Public Pet Shelters


June 14th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Gulf Of Mexico, June 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill is ultimately showing its effect on the families and the pets living in the Gulf areas.Reports ... Read more...

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Pets ‘are household hazards’


April 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): They are known for providing companionship, but a new U.S study suggests dogs and cats are a lurking household danger, causing all kinds of injuries related to falls.During ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Role of household dust bacteria in childhood asthma


April 16th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new research has revealed that bacterial populations found in household dust determine whether or not a child living in that home develops asthma.Recent studies have shown household ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

After owners, Facebook going to the dogs!


February 17th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook is said to literally be going to the dogs - and cats too, as pet owners create profiles for their furry friends.While ... Read more...

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Peruvian animal rights activists protest sale of cats and dogs


January 18th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Peruvian animal rights activists caged themselves at a Lima market to protest the sale of cats and dogs, as well as pet "discrimination" based on breeds. Animal rights group ... Read more...

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Mario joins the PETA’s campaign of ‘Ink, Not Mink’


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) R & B sensation Mario has joined the PETA’s campaign of ‘Ink, Not Mink’. He posed in the campaign poster with the tag line “Be ... Read more...

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Sydney dentist leaves $3m to stray cats, dogs!


November 14th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 14 (ANI): An ardent animal lover, who died alone in her Sydney home, has left her 3-million-dollar estate to stray cats and dogs.Daina Silins, a former dentist from Newport, was ... Read more...

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Peta’s ‘teenage sex’ ad for pet neutering banned in UK


August 26th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): A provocative television commercial by PETA that makes a satirical comparison with teen sex in order to promote the spaying and neutering of dogs and cats who face ... Read more...

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Brit dog’s home struggling to cope with growing number of cats!


August 19th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): A Brit dog's home is said to be facing a crisis, for it is being overwhelmed by the growing number of cats arriving there.Staff at Battersea dogs' home ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel how brain perceives information


July 28th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The brain is known to perceive information before it reaches a person's awareness. Until recently, there was little way to determine what specific mental tasks were taking place ... Read more...

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