Not only you, but even your dog can suffer from bladder stones

Recently veterinarians at Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals in Mumbai extracted 60 kidney stones from a dog’s bladder. The dog was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, November 12. Investigatory reports suggested that the dog was suffering from bladder stones. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr J.C. Khanna, secretary of the Bai […]

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Men’s beards carry more germs than dog fur, find researchers

Study author professor Andreas Gutzeit told the BBC that the researchers found a significantly higher count of germs and bacteria in men’s beards than dogs’ fur. Researchers from the Hirslanden Clinic in Switzerland took swabs from the facial fuzz of 18 men and the necks of 30 dogs, across a range of breeds, and compared […]

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Owning a dog could reduce your mortality risk and boost heart health

A team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease or to other causes during the 12-year follow-up. A total […]

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‘Champion’ ready to undergo prosthesis surgery

Help Champion: NGO seeks funds to treat maimed, castrated street dog

In a case of extreme savagery against animals, a street dog was found in a critical condition at Mira-Bhayander with his penis, testicles and front paws chopped off. The animal was rescued from the street on Saturday by two animal lovers and brought to Malad-based NGO, Animals Matter to Me. “Champion was brought to us […]

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