Animal Care News
Keeping children away from pets deprives them from building a strong firewall against allergies
By the early 2000s, a number of studies showed the opposite -- that exposure to pets in the very early stages of life confers protective benefits and prevents the development of allergic rhinitis, asthma and eczema.
High time to act against illegal breeders of pedigreed dogs, make pet shops sell dogs and cats only from shelters
Illegal breeders are breeding lakhs of pedigreed dogs who are unhealthy, inbred and found in every pet shop, writes Union Minister Maneka Gandhi.
From race tracks to death: Behind glitzy equestrian sports lie a gruesome chain of cruelty
Equestrian sports are as sick as you can get them. Nothing can disguise the cruelty — both during and after — to the animals whether it's the huge prize money, the fashion show of the spectators, the glittering prizes or the media coverage.
Watch: Tortoise who lost her legs gets prosthetic wheels, moves at twice her previous speed
A 90-year-old tortoise who lost her legs was saved when her owner's son attached the wheels from a model aircraft to her shell.