Skip to content

Articles: dog behavior

July 12 2020

Chicago Shelter Scene Now; Decoding Your Cat and Veterinary Professionals Against Puppy Mills

Listen HERE to this week’s Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio show with Emily Klehm, CEO of South Suburban Humane Society describes not only what’s going on at her shelter but also talking about the overall Chicago shelter scene – and so far, so great. Adoptions and fosters remain way up. Klehm comments on…

July 7 2020

Chicago Moves to Prevent Sales of Dogs, Cats and Rabbits at Pet Stores Once and For All

No wonder Chicago’s self-proclaimed “animal alderman” Raymond Lopez (15th ward) may have jumped to the defense of pet stores allegedly skirting the law to sell dogs in Chicago. One of the three pet stores still selling puppies is called Pocket Puppies, located at 2479 N. Clark Street in Chicago’s 43rd Ward. According to Reform for…

June 26 2020

NEVER Do These Things With Your Pets Around July 4

The Fourth of July is a scary time for many pets, especially this year since there are more fireworks than usual, even well ahead of the holiday. Here are three acts examples of doing far more harm than good and arguably downright animal cruelty, and should never occur: NEVER tie up the dog outside on…

June 26 2020

Take Your Dog To Work Day

It’s the first Friday after Father’s Day – you know what that means, right? It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day. Of course, this year it’s a bit different. Many with dogs have been celebrating Take Your Dog to Work Day every day because we’re working from home. From the dog’s perspective, maybe it’s Take…

June 23 2020

Intestinal Parasites In Urban Dog Parks

So, how safe are dog parks? I’m not referring to dog bites or COVID-19, as it turns out intestinal parasites might be more an issue. Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine parasitologist Dr. Susan Little wanted to find out. So, she investigated dogs parks in over 30 metro areas in the U.S. and recovered…

June 21 2020

Animal Stories with Tommy Edwards and Dog Training Techniques at What Price

Tommy Edwards was one half of what was arguably the most legendary radio bit in Chicago radio history, called Animal Stories. On my Steve Dale’s Pet World WGN Radio show, listen HERE as I talk with Lil’ Snotnose Tommy about his book, People Tell Me I Grew Up Listening to You: Stories from Behind the Mic.…

May 29 2020

Senior Dogs: Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Scientists use dogs as models to study Alzheimer’s Disease in people because there are so many similarities on so many levels. Neurochemistry in dog brains is shockingly identical to people. For thousands of years dogs have lived side by side with humans and share our same environments. What makes this research possible in the first…

May 28 2020

Banfield Survey on Pets and Life in Quarantine

Love this release from Banfield the Pet Hospital which demonstrates how vital the human animal bond is. I’ve been talking and writing about how many dogs may suffer separation anxiety when suddenly the house empties as the family enters its new normal life. I also suggest (as does this survey) that humans may suffer separation…

May 23 2020

Moving with Pets: Tips and Tricks

Guest post: Operating Oz Moving & Storage New York, for 25 years, we know from firsthand experience that most households include pets. In fact, a 2019-2020 National Pet Survey showed that 85 million in the US have at least one pet. If you’re one of those pet owners and are about to tackle a move,…

May 19 2020

Dog Has Poor Aim, Piddling on Himself

Q: My dog doesn’t lift his leg to urinate. This is a problem because he piddles on his own front legs. His beautiful cream-colored coat is turning yellow. Getting this 50-lb. dog into a bathtub everyday is getting old. The vet says everything is okay, and my dog may catch on, eventually. I can’t wait…

Get My Newsletter!

Keep up with the latest pet news with the EXCLUSIVE STEVE DALE NEWSLETTER!

So, Who is Steve Dale?

steve-dale-with-pets

Steve Dale is a certified animal behavior specialist who has been a trusted voice in the world of pet health for over 20 years. You have likely heard him on the radio, read him in print and online, and seen him speaking at events all over the world. His contributions to advancing pet wellness have earned him many an award and recognition around the globe.

Book Credits

Learn more about the numerous books Steve has contributed to and authored!

Article Archive

Interested in reading past articles? Just use the dropdown to select a topic!

Categories

steve-dale-fan-club

Like Us on Facebook

Follow Steve Dale on Social Media!

© Steve Dale All Rights Reserved

Menu

Steve Dale Pet World