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July 6 2016

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,…

May 10 2016

Who Gets the Pet in a Divorce?

Mediating pets between partners, listen here to my conversation with attorney Debra Hamilton from my national Steve Dale’s Pet World show. Need Jimmy Cater to make the peace – forget it! Peacemaker Hamilton is on the job. I think there’s a Broadway play about this attorney. Courts don’t, yet, set up prescribed visitation for pets…but she says they…

April 12 2016

The Changing Climate, Is It Real?

Is Global Warming a myth? Oh, oh – to be politically correct, I must say Climate Change. Steve Sullivan, senior curator of Urban Ecology at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum talks HERE my  WGN Radio Plus Podcast Steve Dale’s Other World who proves – BASED ON SCIENCE – climate change IS real.  And Sullivan explains the science…

April 1 2016

Petuna's Puppies

Petuna is a dog who lives in Springfield, who’s home is near a nuclear plant. Her puppies were born last week – only it’s peculiar because they each have six legs and two tails – and they meow like a cat. It’s turns out that experts feel the father is Otis, the family cat. The…

March 28 2016

Horses Help Autistic Child; New Game Changer for Kidney Disease in Pets

“A Long Ride Home: An Extraordinary Journey of Healing that Changed a Child’s Life,” author Rupert Isaacson tells me on WGN Radio  Steve Dale’s Pet World how exposing Rowan – his young autistic son – to the world, and traditional healing ways really has made a difference. Most of all what’s mattered has been his son’s love of…

February 18 2016

Goodwill Toward Bears

On a day when I personally needed a smile – and to feel good about others…..well, this video (sent by a reader) does just that. Maybe it will do the same for you….

October 15 2015

I Love Lucy, the Real Lucille Ball

I Love Lucy, who doesn’t? I Love Lucy premiered in 1951, and remains the most viewed TV show ever. In the various incarnations of programs, Lucy remains the most beloved TV performer ever, and likely the funniest actress ever. And I knew Lucy. What was she really like? This Steve Dale’s Other World Podcast on WGNPlus…

September 24 2015

Pope Francis Has the Right Name, A Mission of 'Tolerance' for All Life

Pope Francis has been on record more than once, supporting the protection of our environment, protecting wildlife, and supporting love of all, and love for all – including pets. . . respecting all that has been created, including the very planet we live on. About a year ago it was reported that Pope Francis recently…

September 7 2015

Hunting Lion and Other Animals, And Bringing Back 'Trophies'

U S. will propose a law to limit the kinds of “trophies” hunters can take back with them from other nations. Listen HERE to my conversation with U.S. Congressman (5th District U.S. House of Representatives) Mike Quigley on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN radio. I suggest it should not be legal for these animal “trophies,”…

August 7 2015

More Than the Pet Show This Weekend, WGN Radio

I began doing radio in high school….and long before I was a pet guy, i was a radio guy…Worked at several Chicago area stations playing everything from Olivia Newton-John, to the Bee Gees to Bruce Springsteen to hosting general talk shows. It’s been YEARS since WGN has given me a shout out to have fun…

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