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Answering Pet Questions with Bill Moller, WGN Radio

I join Bill Moller on WGN Radio every Saturday morning at 10:30 AM CDT. LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT HERE On this date, Bill salutes me…We also discuss the Tree House Humane Society’s Kitten Shower and Famous Fido’s benefit.  Also, home HomeAgain Pet Recovery Service has recovered 1 million pets! Calls on these topics: Dogs who…

Steve Dale with WGN Radio's Bill Leff

Listen HERE to my appearance on WGN Radio with my old friend (I don’t mean that he is that old), Bill Leff. We talked about Puss ‘n Boats (a benefit for the Tree House Humane Society), a dog with separation anxiety and a dog afraid of other dogs, lots in my ebook Good Dog! about…

Pet Behavior Books May Save Lives, "Good Cat!" "Good Dog!"

If you have an ebook reader – and if you have a dog and/or a cat, continue reading…. The number one cause of death in dogs and cats isn’t cancer, or heart disease….it’s poor behavior. When the pet isn’t acting up to our expectations, the human animal bond may crash overnight, or disintegrate over time.…

Oh Behave: Behavior Consultants Meeting

WARWICK, RI — Need help with a dog who barks incessantly when you’re not home, a cat who targets the wall instead of the litter box, a parrot who screams obscenities, or a horse who’s pretty much eating up his stable? A behavior consultant from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants may be able…

Experts from Behavior Conference Answer Your Dog and Cat Questions

WARWICK, RI — These reader questions were answered at the conference of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) held here April 20-22. IAABC members are consultants in dog, cat, parrot and horse behavior who are available to help owners whose animals have behavior problems. Q: My 8-month-old Golden Doodle has gotten bigger than…

Conversation about Separation Anxiety

It’s a question I seem to receive more and more frequently, separation anxiety in dogs. About 17 percent of all dogs have this anxiety disorder. Hear my conversation on Steve Dale’s Pet World with veterinary behaviorist Dr. Jacqui Neilson, senior veterinary consultant Elanco Animal Health. She talks about what this disorder is, and what you…

Answering Reader Question: Snoring Dog; Mourning Dog; Bacon Lover; Visiting Friend with Cat

From my Tribune Media Services national column, here are some of your questions answered…. Q: Our 10-year-old Shih Tzu recently started snoring, and now it’s getting worse. She snores just about every time she sleeps. If I we wake her when she begins snoring, she just starts up again. Is there something wrong? We’re not…

2011 WGN Radio Petcasts

Here are 11 of the GREAT folks I was honored to have in-studio for Steve Dale’s Pet World WGN Radio Petcasts (podcasts for Pet Lovers) in 2011.  Check them out, you can listen – it’s free…right HERE. Which was your favorite? Hard to say for me, but I do tell some behind-the-scenes anecdotes.

I Hope My Books 'Good Dog!' & 'Good Cat!' Make a Difference

For 17 years, I’ve been answering your questions in my Tribune Media Services newspaper column. That’s about four questions and answers a week; if my math is correct that’s a grand total of over 3,500 questions and answers. I’ve compiled a sort of ‘best of’ those Q & A’s into two just published ebooks, “Good…

WGN Radio Steve Dale Petcast: Wild Benefit at Wild Wings Raising Money for Pets in Need; Miss Meowsky Gift Giving Tips; Sandy Robins Spells C-A-T

A HAPPY HOWLIDAY PETCAST! Click HERE to load (may take a moment or two) Ann Marie Schrage Glaviano of Pets ‘n Patients and Mary Anne Minnick of All Pets Wellness Foundation have teamed up to help one another, and help people with pets who are in need. Pets ‘n Patients is an organization which provides…

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