pet owners

Chinese can now send off dead pets at disposal plants


December 20th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) Pet owners in the Chinese capital who earlier had trouble finding a proper place to dispose off dead animals would now be able to do so ... Read more...

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Owners killing their pets to get insurance payout


November 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK pet insures are losing huge sums due to fraudulent claims. The officials say some pet owners are even killing their own animals just to make the ... Read more...

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Never allow pets in your bed!


September 28th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) You may lavish attention on your pets, seeing that they are well fed and cared for. But don't let them share your bed, because they could ... Read more...

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Today is National Dog Day!


August 26th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today – the 26th of August is celebrated as the National Dog Day! This day was started for man’s best friend by the Animal Miracle Network ... Read more...

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Pet owners are healthier, happier


July 12th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS/EFE) Even people who aren't struggling with illness can benefit from the emotional support provided by pets, said a study.Researchers also found evidence to dispel the notion ... Read more...

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13 dogs poisoned to death in Britain


May 30th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) At least 13 dogs have died mysterious deaths after they were reportedly poisoned during a walk on a country road in Britain, police said.All the deaths ... Read more...

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Animal rescue operations begin in Japan


March 20th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.20 (ANI): Operations have begun in Japan to rescue lost and injured animals affected by the March 11 devastating earthquake and tsunami.Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support, or JEARS includes three ... Read more...

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Study: Over half of American pets are fat


February 24th, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems it is not only humans who need dieting; pets do too.Vets in the United States claim that more than half of all the pets ... Read more...

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33 pc Brits would rather spend Valentine’s Day with pets than lovers!


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): On the most romantic day of the year, a survey has revealed that a third of Brit pet owners are more affectionate to their furry friends than their ... Read more...

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80pc Brits won’t date someone who doesn’t like their pooch!


February 12th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 12 (ANI): Would you be willing to forego a date if he or she didn't like your pooch?A new survey has revealed that you would, if you are a Briton.Eighty ... Read more...

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Poll reveals 14 percent would choose pet over spouse in US


January 26th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 26 (ANI): A survey has found that 14 percent of people in US would rather choose their pet over their spouse or partner.The AP-Petside.com poll conducted by GfK Roper ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi bans dogs in public places


January 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 6 (IANS/WAM) Entry of dogs has been banned in most public places in Abu Dhabi, including beaches, swimming pools, parks, shopping centres and restaurants.The Abu Dhabi Municipality said this ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber supports new PETA campaign


December 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Justin Bieber has backed a new campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) by urging fans to adopt abandoned pets from shelters.'The Baby' hitmaker has ... Read more...

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Celebrity Cat Prince Chunk Passes Away


November 28th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Blackwood, Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Chunk who had earned a name for himself all through the nation is no more. The big fat cat was only 17 pounds at ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s dogs have hundreds signing up in support


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 3 (IANS) Many people in Bangalore are up in arms against a plan by the civic authorities to restrict the number of dogs they can keep. They ... Read more...

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Safety Tips For Pets On Halloween


October 29th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrating Halloween can be fun and it is an occasion for which people wait an entire year in great anticipation, however with all the excitement and ... Read more...

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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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Shops Cash in on Halloween Pet Costumes


October 13th, 2010 - 2:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shops all over America are cashing in on the citizens love for their pets and the (sometimes ridiculous) way in which they show it. With Christmas items on ... Read more...

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Intelligent cat flap with microchip is bliss for worried cat owners in UK


September 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): An intelligent cat flap, which uses a pet's microchip to ensure only a verified animal enters and leaves the home, is selling like hot cakes in the UK.With ... Read more...

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3 out of 4 cats have no qualms wearing a collar, despite owners’ fears


September 9th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Almost three out of four cats wear collars despite their owners being sceptical about its success, revealed a study.In a new six-month study, almost 60 percent animals' tolerance ... Read more...

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Dry Pet Food May Cause Salmonella Outbreak, Study Finds Out


August 10th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study conducted by the Ohio Department of Health, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the FDA and CDC has pointed at dry pet supplements and ... 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...

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Flying with pets to get easier with U.S. pet airline check-in program


July 24th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Yorkers, July 24 (ANI): Pet owners, who want to take along their furry friends while they travel shouldn't worry anymore about being turned away at the airport gate. Thanks to A ... Read more...

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Gulf pet owners abandon their pets due to financial crunch


July 18th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Louisiana, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of the US Gulf are left with having to choose between feeding their families or their pets. Mostly it is the pets, which are at the ... Read more...

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Pet Store Products Might Be Harmful For Pets


June 18th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The pet owners and lovers often buy products from the pet stores to keep their beloved canine and feline pest in care and comfort. However, they ... Read more...

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Oil Spill Hardships Force Owners To Leave Their Pets In Shelters


June 14th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work: The oil spillage in the Gulf of Mexico has been having far reaching effects. The latest news is how the oil spillage affected the ... Read more...

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Government frames rules on dog breeding, sale


June 9th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) In order to check illegal trade in pet dogs, the environment and forests ministry Wednesday finalised the rules for breeding and selling canines. The Dog Breeding and Sales ... Read more...

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Chinese Tiger Dog; Pets to Dye For


June 9th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The fad of placing your small dog in a designer tote bag and prancing around in matching heels and nails is quickly being surpassed in China by a new craze, ... Read more...

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Sony’s Cat@Log allows pet owners to track moggies’ movements


June 4th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): Sony has come up with a gadget called as a Cat@Log that allows pet owners to know exactly what their pet cats are doing.Those behind the Human Animal ... Read more...

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Aussies spend more than $25K on pets in lifetime!


May 5th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): A survey has revealed that pet owners in Australia do not think twice about the amount of money they spend on their pet pooches.The Bankwest study found NSW ... Read more...

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Illinois Pet Tax is an April Fool Prank


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Illinois, Apr 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The DJs Karson and Kennedy announced on air, that Massachusetts had implemented a pet tax for all those people who keep pets. Other radio stations in Illinois ... Read more...

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50pc Kiwis can risk their life to save pets


February 26th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has found that over 50 per cent of pet owners can risk their life to save their pets.The New Zealand-based poll, conducted by Steve Glassey, ... Read more...

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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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First Swine Flu dog case has been reported in New York


December 24th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a surprise development the world’s first known swine flu dog case has been reported in New York. This has stunned the medical professionals worldwide, ... Read more...

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Garlic, chilli ‘ineffective’ against A/H1N1virus


December 8th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, December 08 (ANI): Garlic and chilli, which are traditionally thought to keep flu at bay, are ineffective against A/H1N1 influenza, experts have claimed.The price of garlic in China has increased ... Read more...

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