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Tio the Chihuahua Sings to His Nana

You might need cotton in your ears for this one…but I will say our cat was enthralled. And one of our dogs was fascinated too. I wonder what the Chihuahua is really saying here? Play this, and pump up the volume with your pets in the room – let me know if there’s a response.

Wine Tasting for Ginger

Ginger at an elegant wine tasting. Ginger happens to be a Golden Retriever doing an old Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz bit (thanks for Facebook fan Ruth for the post) 

Bone Vivant Brunch for Dr. Rubin

Lake Shore Animal Shelter, Chicago’s oldest no-kill shelter, honored Dr. Sheldon Rubin for 41 years of service to the community on June 13 at the Swissotel. The hotel was terrific to all who attended, whether they had two legs or four. If you missed out, here are some highlights. 

Singer/Songwriter Mary Ann Kennedy and Cutting Edge Medicine Steve Dale's Pet World on WLS

It’s not every day that a Grammy Award winner appears on Steve Dale’s Pet Word at 890-AM WLS, 2 pm cst Saturday, June 12. Singer/Songwriter Mary Ann Kennedy talks about her new tune, “Who’s Saving Who.” Mary Ann Kennedy and Reba McIntyre Mary Ann Kennedy This song is amazing – check out some of the…

Kong Wobbler: A New Kong Toy

Here’s a toy to feed your dog from, the new Kong Wobbler. I think, in general, all dogs should be fed all their meals from food dispensing toys.

Join In the Salute to Dr. Sheldon Rubin

Chicago’s doesn’t have a veterinarian named James Heriot, but we did have Dr. Sheldon Rubin for 41 years caring for and treating pets, advocating for laws beneficial to pets and appearing in the media to disseminate information. Lake Shore Animal Shelter is honoring Dr. Rubin with a Bone Vivant thank you brunch, June 13 at…

Wild Clips for Dogs

In China, it’s apparently a trend to have a dog – but that’s just not enough, it’s far better if it at least appears as if you have a pet tiger,  lion, panda, or some other wild animal. I personally hope this trend doesn’t come here – What do you think?

Should College Students Have Pets?

According to a New York Times story about colleges extending welcome mats to pets  – including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, State University of New York at Canton and Stephens College – are encouraging first  year students to bring their pets from home. Experts suggest, the pets help ease the students into college life by…

Photo Gallery of Stray Cat Strut

For five years the Stray Cat Strut, kicks off at the Tree House Humane Society Ashland Avenue location in Bucktown (1629 N. Ashland Avenue), ad over 100 or so cat lovers walk to the Tree House branch in Uptown (1212 W. Carmen Avenue, at Broadway) to raise dollars to help homeless cats. This year, I…

The Granny Whisperer

You’ve heard of the Dog Whisperer, here’s the Granny Whisperer (thanks to Dr. Karen Overall for the link)

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