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December 16 2014

Barking Your Feedback

Bark at me, or purr at me – doesn’t matter, I love when you squawk back. Here are some rather – well interesting notes and comments from you. Keep those emails coming, [email protected]   Comment: “I am 84-years old and have the best solution to bathing a cat. Hire a not very intelligent, but very…

November 28 2014

Black Friday Gifts for Pets

More than ever before, that Christmas gift under the tree or Hanukah present might be for barking, purring or even squawking family members. Just over half all of all dogs, and nearly 40 percent of pet cats receive a holiday gift, according to American Pet Product’s Association 2013-2014 National Pet Owners Survey. Birds even get…

November 22 2014

Dr.Rubin for Chicago Veterinary Emergency on WGN

Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center’s Dr. Sheldon Rubin appears on Steve Dale’s Pet World, 6:30AM CDT Sunday, November 23. You can listen HERE or even watch the radio show, or listen the old-school way, 720AM. Dr. Rubin talks about keeping our pets safe over the howlidays – including the dangers of Xylitol (click on…

November 15 2014

Niagara Falls with Two Birds

In Guelth, Ontario, Canada,  I spoke at the Royal Canin offices, and heard others speak about pet nutrition, then toured the amazing pet food plant. After, the group took a trip to Niagara Falls. I posted this video so you can get a feel for the power of the falls (if you’ve never visited), but…

July 15 2014

Gay Animals

Maybe it’s proof that you are born gay….or maybe not. For example, new research demonstrates that zebra finch raised by their fathers aren’t as likely to pair for life with female birds as they are with a dude finch. It seems, the gay blades just ‘hang’ together and don’t usually truly have a gay sexual…

July 9 2014

Aubrey Fine on Our Faithful Companions

Aubrey Fine is the author of “Our Faithful Companions: Exploring the Essence of Our Kinship with Animals” (Alpine Publications, Crawford, CO; 2014; $19.95). In a recent appearance on Steve Dale’s Pet World, he says  our relationship with animals may be more powerful than we ever thought. Hear the interview, as Fine recalls a story from…

May 30 2014

Never Fool Around with Mother Ostrich

Moral of this story – never fool around with a mother ostrich.

May 28 2014

Walnut Recall, For You or Your Pet Bird

According to the Food & Drug Administration, St. Louis-based Sherman Produce is voluntarily recalling walnuts comprising of 241 cases of bulk walnuts packaged in 25 lb bulk cardboard boxes and Schnucks brand 10 oz trays with UPC 00338390032 with best by dates 03/15 and 04/15 because the products are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is…

May 3 2014

Dog Food Logic, Linda Case on WGN Radio

Pet food isn’t especially logical – and nutritionist Linda Case, author of “Dog Food Log: Making Smart Decisions for Your Dog in an Age of Too Many Choices,” attempts to makes sense of it all Sunday (May 4) on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, at 6:35 AM CDT, listen HERE or 720AM. Linda’s…

May 2 2014

Owl Cafes: The Latest Craze

Tokyo, one of the world’s largest and most hi-tech metropolises, is known for having quirky hangouts, from love hotels, to hammock-themed restaurants to cat cafes where people can enjoy feline company without the hassle of emptying the litter box. Now, the latest trend hitting Tokyo’s is the owl café, where patrons can have a steamer while observing these majestic…

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