Articles: pet behavior

Pain Management for Pets

Pain management for pets is as important as a topic can get. And here on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World national radio show I discuss just that with Dr. Tamara Grubb, a board certified veterinary anesthesiologist with a strong clinical interest and research focus in pain management. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesia…

Emotional Health of Shelter Dogs

At the Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, I met Dr. Erica Feuerbacher, assistant professor of Companion Animal Welfare and Behavior in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science at Virginia Tech. Her talk at the conference was great, and I was thrilled when I heard she’d come on my WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet…

Bill and Wendy with Steve Dale on Helping Pets Fearful of Fireworks

I enjoy talking with all of you on WGN Radio, but when I am on with Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder, something special happens. The response is overwhelming. I don’t take much credit this, it’s the talent and timing of Bill and Wendy. Listen HERE to this segment, focused on fireworks safety and also the…
Amy Shojai earns Power of Pink Award

Amy Shojai Power of Pink Honoree

Amy Shojai is a superstar among pet writers. She may not be a household but she sure is among the households of those who write about pets, and who are deep into reading about pets. Shojai has been an important and prolific author of pet books for over 20 years Shojai has been awarded the…

Is Nutrient Enriched Water the Way to Go for Cats?

Most cats in America (whether you think it’s a good idea or not) eat kibble. And , in general cats don’t drink enough water some likely silently suffering some effect of at least partial dehydration on a daily basis (there are lots of reasons for this, including many which are behavior related – for example,…

Animal Welfare Matters, And Paul Vallas Gets It

The phrase “Animal welfare matters” has more layers to it than you may at first think. Many studies from around the world have demonstrated a real link, that when people are violent to animals they are more likely to be violent to one another. In fact, the term used by law enforcement and mental health…

Pet Afraid of Fireworks? Now is the Time to Plan

It’s not that dogs aren’t patriotic, but many dogs, and also some cats, are terrified of the loud and sudden bangs we call fireworks. It’s actually adaptive to be hard-wired to be afraid of sudden louds sounds. Humans jump at such sounds, and we might also run the other way or hide if we didn’t…

Back to School, Pets Aren't Happy About That

The kids are back in school and while that makes most parents ecstatic, it can make your pets left behind feel depressed. Listen HERE on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World to Ragen McGowan, a senior scientist at Purina. She shares tips on helping our pets handle the back-to-school transition. Ideas include: Setting a typical…

Animal Control Needs Loving Homes

Come one, come all to Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) on Saturday, June 17, for an Adopt-A-Thon and open house at 2741 S. Western Ave. Your help and love are needed to adopt homeless animals. Right now, too many animals are being given up. MISTAKE PEOPLE MAKE: CACC must, by law, take in any animal…

Dr. Nicholas Dodman on Neurotic Dogs

Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Nicholas Dodman gets into the heads of our pets when we discuss his latest book, Pets on The Couch: Neurotic Dogs, Compulsive Cats, Anxious Birds, and The New Science of Animal Psychiatry. Listen HERE to our discussion on my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World. Dr. Dodman, the former director of animal behavior…

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