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Proud that Trump Children Like to Kill Wildlife?

This post is not intended to be about politics, but instead, right versus wrong. I ask, “What kind of humans do this?” Hillary Clinton, when asked during last night’s CNN town hall presidential debate about a Donald Trump attribute, mentioned Trump’s children. Well, Mrs. Clinton, I’m not so sure about that. The Donald has repeatedly…

Going Deep with Wayne Pacelle, HSUS

Typically radio interviews are maybe 10 minutes long more or less, and interrupted by commercials. In this Steve Dale’s Other World podcast interview with Wayne Pacelle, president/CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, I took to the time to ask challenging questions. I am very complimentary, and I mean what I say, but…

Please Speak Up for Animal Control

Chicago Animal Care & Control (CACC) takes in over 17,000 animals annually. The good news is that there are increasingly many rescues and shelters that participate in pulling the animals, and compared to other cities, Chicago does quite well. Still, make no mistake – animals are being killed that can live. There are many moving…, Happy Anniversary

Better with pets….I think that’s true for nearly all pet owners, and for many of those ‘hook ups’ wouldn’t be possible without Petfinder. Over 250,000 pets are available at Petfinder. It’s’s 20th anniversary, and they’ve adopted out 25 MILLION pets!! “So, I went to, and that’s where I found James Bond.” #metonpetfinder –…

Cochran and Dale Adopt Puppy Mill Dog on WGN Radio

Tori is a puppy that that is like no other – so far adopted with Steve Cochran on WGN Radio. She is a sure-fire puppy mill rescue. Tori was rescued just weeks ago from horrific conditions in Mississippi from Animal Rescue Corps. Emily Klehm, CEO at South Suburban Humane Society in Chicago Heights says, “Tori…

Dognapping, Prevent Dog Thefts

Can you not even safely walk your dog in Chicago? A Lakeview man told police that his Beagle-Retriever mix, named Bailey, was taken right from his hands as walked the dog near Belmont and Lake Shore Drive around 3 a.m. Thursday, July 28. . No one is in custody, and the dog (according to CWB…

Cloning Pets: Is It a Good Idea?

ViaGen Pets just announced the first American-born cloned puppy, named Nubia, a Jack Russell Terrier, who is a genetically-identical twin of the owner’s beloved pet. ViaGen Pets is now the only American company offering pet cloning services full compliance with all U.S. regulatory standards and humane pet care practices. The company expects this will increase…

Pet Care Starts with Vet Care on WGN, Dog in Hot Car

Pet Care Starts with Vet Care is the topic with Dr. Vicky Carmella, director of Veterinary Care at Blue Buffalo pet food on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio.  Listen HERE. There are at least components to preventive veterinary care. Routine physical exam may reveal a problem. Diagnostic testing, for heartworm, tick diseases and so…

Who's the Real Criminal? Dog Locked In Hot Car

Astounding video! The temperature was reportedly just over 80 degrees, and the dog – according to the video was locked inside this truck (windows closed) for at least 20 minutes. Even if the truck is parked in the shade, the temperature likely reached at least 120. Dogs die when it’s that hot, particularly large dogs,…

Shooting at an Armadillo, What Can Go Wrong

A Texas man shoots at an armadillo, and the bullet ricochets back and hits him in the face. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe said the man, who was not identified, went outside his home in Marietta, southwest of Texarkana, at around 3 a.m. last Thursday morning. He spotted the armadillo on his property and opened fire,…

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