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Companion Animals and the Corona Virus: The Truth

February 28, 2020

The only corona virus your dog is likely susceptible is the canine corona virus. A dog belonging to a c COVID-19 corona virus (or Wuhan corona virus) patient in Hong Kong reportedly has been discovered with a low level of COVID-19, showing what officials are describing as a "weak positive." A corona

Allergic to Cats No More

February 27, 2020

The most signifiant breakthrough for cats in 30 years, or maybe since the discovery of catnip. The official press release from Purina is below, but truly this science is astounding - neutralizing the allergies people have to cats, the most common allergy there is. Even if you're not a cat lover, but

Tell Your Story: Support Ban on Homeowners Insurance Profiling Breeds

February 25, 2020

If you have a dog that is referred to as a pit bull, homeowners insurance can cost more or may even be unavailable. This discrimination holds true even if your dog, described as a pit bull, is a therapy dog and has passed a temperament testing to visit seniors in a nursing facility. And it's not only

Special Announcement for Steve Dale from Dr. Janet Donlin of AVMA on WGN Radio

February 23, 2020

Dr. Janet Donlin with Paulette and Dr. Shelly Rubin at Mardi Growl Benefit back in 2005Listen HERE to my Steve Dale's Pet World WGN radio show to my conversation with American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) CEO Dr. Jane Donlin, who makes a special announcement about me, the greatest honor of

Calmer Canine

February 18, 2020

Anxiety is the most common issue for dogs, whether we're talking a severe separation anxiety or thunderstorm anxiety. being fearful of car rides or the veterinary visit, and the list goes on.  Many dogs are anxious - even terrified of something. Increasingly, veterinarians say, we can and should address

Illinois Could Ban Sales of Dogs/Cats at Pet Stores

February 14, 2020

Maryland, California and Maine do not allow pet stores to sell dogs/cat, and Illinois wants to be next.NO responsible breeder EVER sells to a pet store. SB 3078, better known as the "The Illinois Humane Pet Store Bill," prohibits the retail sales of puppies and kittens from commercial breeding facilities

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AVMA Excellence in Media Award: Honor of my Life

(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) January 19, 2020—The American Veterinary Medical Association has announced that Steve Dale is the winner of the inaugural AVMA Excellence in Media Award, which will be presented this August at AVMA Convention 2020 in San Diego. This new award was established by the AVMA to honor the achievements of an individual who has…

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Olympia, WA Bans Sales of Dogs and Cats at Pet Stores

Led by council member Dr Lisa Parshley, of Olympia Veterinary Specialists: Cancer Treatment Center, existing pet stores selling dogs and cat in Olympia, WA have until September 15 to stop that practice, as the Olympia City Council voted unanimously. This is a HUGE victory because inexplicably state veterinary associations have sometimes opposed these bans. The…

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Denver City Council Supports Mayor’s Breed Ban

It’s a sad time for dogs, and sad day for the support of profiling as Denver’s longstanding pit bull breed ban will continue. Monday night, February 24, eight Denver City Council members voted in favor of overriding Mayor Michael Hancock’s veto of a measure that would have ended the city’s pit bull ownership ban and…

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Trump Jr. Now Aims to Kill Grizzly Bear

Donald Trump Jr. wants to a new conquest, to shoot a Grizzly bear, according to the self-proclaimed conservationist. My question is simply why? Grizzly bears are not small animals, and using a gun these large bears aren’t especially hard to shoot. Shooting to kill and not injure is another matter. Clearly, Trump doesn’t much care…

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VCA Animal Hospitals Ban Declaw

After the American Veterinary Medical Association and the approximately 1,000 Banfield the Pet Hospitals crafted stronger statements opposing declaw, now the 750 VCA animal hospital group pretty much decided “the heck with it” and outrightly banned declaw as elective option. If you don’t know, declaws in cats are truly amputations, as the last part of…

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Lincoln State Cat Show

It’s the most special time of year, the Lincoln State Cat Show is this weekend, February 22 to 23 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Prairie Center 525 S Randall Rd, St. Charles. Listen HERE to my conversation from Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio with show…

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Feline Scholarships from Winn Feline and AAFP

Winn Feline Foundation and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) are pleased to announce two scholarships for third- or fourth-year veterinary students enrolled in accredited veterinary colleges or schools in the United States or Canada. The $2,500 awards are based upon academic achievement, financial need, leadership, and dedication to and excellence in the study…

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