Articles: animal shelters

Pet Fire Safety Bill Discussed on WGN Radio

Appropriately fire protections are in place for children in day care facilities, but sadly not for dogs or cats in boarding facilities. I thought we NEED protections in place, a pet fire safety bill, and now there will be a law to support this in Illinois. I speak with Illinois State Senator Donald DeWitte (33rd district),…

Anti Cruelty Society Bark in the Park on WGN Radio

I begin with WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World by announcing HERE that the bill I proposed to mandate fire safety and protection in Illinois kennels and boarding facilities appears to be on its way to becoming law. In politics, “It ain’t over, till it’s over,” but – for now – it looks good that…

Bissell Pet Foundation Empty the Shelters Event

BISSELL Pet Foundation Sponsors Nationwide Empty the Shelters Event to Save Lives Over 100 shelters in the U.S. & Canada will offer $25 pet adoptions during the ‘Empty the Shelters’ event on May 4 Pet lovers in Illinois will have the opportunity to adopt a pet for $25 with BISSELL Pet Foundation sponsoring the remaining…

Purina and Red Rover Want to Find Safe Space to Flee Domestic Violence

Dr. Kurt Venator, chief veterinary officer at Purina, discusses on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show how Purina has gotten involved in the issue of domestic violence. I mean why would a pet food company make a concerted commitment to this topic? Venator explains that about a third of all women experience some…

New York State Could Ban Sales of Dogs and Cats at Pet Stores

Lawmakers in Albany are looking to ban sales of dogs and cats from pet stores throughout New York state. “The animals that are sold in pet stores are, for the most part, produced through puppy mills, where there are abject horrible conditions,” said New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, one of the sponsors of the…

Gwen Cooper, My Life in a Cat House

While Gwen Cooper – a crazy cat lady in the best of all possible ways – was in town, she stopped by to talk about her newest book “My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five Felines“ on my WGN Radio Show. First, HEAR Gwen talk about Homer,…

All the Cats: The Million Cat Challenge

As recently as 20 years ago, cats were considered a kind of after thought at most animal shelters. To be honest, their value didn’t always quite appear equivalent to their canine cousins, and shelters didn’t completely comprehend their medical and emotional needs. Launched in 2014, the Million Cat Challenge set out to save the lives…

One Tail at a Time Growled at by Alderman Maldonado

One Tail at a Time is clearly a leader in the Chicago animal welfare community, and a founder of CRISP (Chicagoland Rescue Intervention and Support Program). It’s a fact, they save dogs. I was at an event at One Tail with Executive Director Heather Owen and then Mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle, president of the Cook…

Adoptable Dog from SPCA Puerto Vallarta: Mr. Personality

SPCA Puerto Vallarta has this special dog named Paulo. Of course, I realize shelters all over America and Mexico have special dogs every day. There’s a personal story here, which is why I am pleading for a good home for this little dude. I have written several times about my connection to the SPCA Puerto…

WGN Radio Dog Adoption Segment from Anti Cruelty Society

Three words to describe Estela are: affectionate, gentle, and sweet, and dog adoption. And she can be yours, from the Anti Cruelty Society. In our WGN Radio dog adoption segment tomorrow (Tuesday), 9:10 AM with Steve Cochran (on WGN Radio and CLTV). Tracy Elliot, new Anti Cruelty President will make his Chicago WGN Radio debut with…

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