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Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

... row; last year by eating an astounding 53-3/4 hot dogs with buns and all in the stipulated time of 12 min...ith 59-1/2 hot dogs. "I am looking to eat 60 hot dogs or 61, and break my own record," he told reporters. Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition has...

Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate

The killing of stray dogs in Kerala, has prompted the Society for the Preven...ABC) by starting a keyhole surgery drive for stray dogs to control their reproductive ability. M.K. Sethumadhavan, District Secretary of the SPCA, said it...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

... came up short, shoveling in a still-remarkable 63 dogs with their buns in the stipulated 12 minutes. In...x years in a row; last year by eating a 53-3/4 hot dogs and breaking his own record. Chestnut, at 97 kilos (215 pounds) came second in 2006 with 52 hot do...

SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar

...Ilbo newspaper: "According to food sanitation law, dogs and cats are not among the animals that can be coo...uire all livestock to be examined before sale, but dogs are not defined as livestock. An animal rights protection law bans the brutal killing of dogs or o...

Dutch Customs Deploys Special Bird Flu Dogs

Dutch customs have deployed two special bird flu dogs at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to check flights f...oultry -- alive or dead --, feathers and eggs. The dogs have been working on Schiphol airport since May this year. In Europe only the Czech customs are also...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...rians have recently focused their attention on fat dogs and cats . Now, a team of researchers in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Virginia Tech has determined that horses are also facing serious health risks...

Cancer Cures for Canines

...e of cancer. Even though they cannot talk it seems dogs might be able to tell us why and how certain cance...ell a symposium in London that studying tumours in dogs and humans could give us a better understanding of their shared pathogenesis. Dr Ali Mobasheri, a...

Tumours in Dogs may Give Insight into Human Cancer Development

The study of tumours in dogs may help explain why and how certain cancers devel...tifying the underlying genetic causes of cancer in dogs and humans and finding treatments that may be to the benefit of both. The benefits of taking a com...

Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia

... cruises with the introduction of security sniffer dogs and closed-circuit surveillance cameras in ships....

Chilly Sauce Linked to Botulism, Forcing Recall in US

...siblings, ages 12 and 13, to a June 28 meal of hot dogs slathered with chili sauce. Investigators believe the husband and wife in Indiana got sick from a July 5 meal that included chili sauce and baked potatoes. All four of the patients became seriously ill and had to be placed on ventilators, according...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...llegedly staged by Vick and his associates, losing dogs were sometimes drowned, hung, shot or electrocuted...far away to bite -- a common tactic to prepare the dogs for combat, experts say. If convicted, the football star faces a possible six year prison sentence...

China Toothpaste Maker Pulls Suspect Ingredient

...S government probe into the deaths of thousands of dogs and cats, believed to have eaten contaminated pet food imported from China....

Some Common Human Injuries Also Common in Dogs

Like their human owners, dogs are at risk of suffering broken bones, torn ligame..., an injury common in large breed dogs, especially dogs that are very active, or in older dogs with arthritis. The rupture occurs when dogs stands on their ...

Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...n Internet networking stage for professionals; and dogs and their human counterparts run with the pack at ...tures with friends. She is among more than 290,000 dogs worldwide with Internet personas portrayed in profile pages on Dogster. Felines have a kindred we...

Japan's All-star Speed Eater Suffers Professional Injury

...o set a world record by wolfing down dozens of hot dogs within minutes has suffered a severe jaw injury du... put down a world-record 53 and three-quarters hot dogs in just 12 minutes. In addition to the Nathan's Famous titles, he holds world records for scoffing...

Gene Therapy Awakens the Brain Despite Blindness from Birth

... functional MRI to measure brain activity in blind dogs born with a mutation in gene RPE65, an essential molecule in the retinoid-visual cycle. The same mutation causes a blindness causing eye-retinal disorder in humans called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). When the researchers performed gene therapy...

Germany Confirms Second Bird Flu Outbreak

... poultry within this area must be kept indoors and dogs and cats are being kept on leads. The Frohburg case was the second case of the flu strain found in Germany this year, and the third in Europe. Last week, H5N1 was discovered on a turkey farm in the Czech Republic, and 6,000 turkeys were subsequen...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

...fety defects and weeks after thousands of cats and dogs died because of tainted Chinese pet food. Dangerous toys, fake drugs, toxin-coated cosmetics, illicit pesticide-laden mushrooms, errant fireworks, tainted toothpaste and other Chinese products have led to recalls and bans and potentially more strin...

Afghan Children Fall Victim to a Disfiguring Disease

...ead the parasites are carried by animals including dogs and a species of gerbil, a type of rodent, as well as people. The insects often breed on waste land and in rubbish. Although they don't fly well, the insects infest the cracks and crevices in people's homes from where they emerge to bite exposed p...

Scientists Develope a New Model of Artificial Canine Skin

...which faithfully reproduces the characteristics of dogs skin and which will allow, therefore, the carrying...e study of those illnesses which most often affect dogs skin without the need to use animals. To develop this model, cells from the epidermis (keratocytes...

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