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May 25 2010

Dog Park 101

I love dog parks, and even helped to spearhead their official creation in Chicago (though Wiggly Field had already begun as a trial). In Chicago, these fenced off dog parks are within larger parks, so they are called Dog Friendly Areas (DFA’s). The Chicago Park District offers lots of information – including DFA rules and…

May 24 2010

Cats in Times Square

Visit a Shelter – ADOPT-A-CAT! June is Adopt-a-Cat month! This blog post is the premiere of a video which will soon appear on the Jumbotron in Times Square. (Aside from watching, consider adopting, consider giving – just a text away)

May 24 2010

Dog Attack and Bite Styles Based on Breed

It’s interesting that different breeds attack and bite differently….however, this demonstration is hardly conclusive with only one dog per breed used. So, while there’s nothing here to conclude, per se, it is noteworthy.

May 24 2010

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid: The Attack of the Killer Parasites!

According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, our pets – and potentially all of us – may be susceptible to a new laundry list of illnesses spread by parasites. Most of these parasites were previously solely associated with the developing world, but are now cropping up in the U.S. Some of the infections…

May 23 2010

Fire Damages Philadelphia Pet Store: Not a Single Animal Killed

A passerby – ironically walking his dog – noticed smoke billowing from the World Wide Aquarium and Pet Center in Philadelphia’s Tacony section at about 4:30 am on Sunday, May 23. While a sprinkler system helped to maintain the fire itself, until the fire department arrived – heavy smoke filled the pet store. Video of…

May 23 2010

Heartworm Disease: It's Preventable

You don’t need to treat heartworm disease, if you prevent it in the first place simply by offering your dog the medication….In cats, bigger issue, there is no treatment; the only answer is prevention. Dr. Sheldon Rubin, past president of the American Heartworm Society:

May 22 2010

Talking Hockey, Cat Care and Saluting Dr. Rubin: Steve Dale's Pet World

Certified as a Cat Behavior Consultant by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, author of “Every Cat’s Survival Guide to Living with a Neurotic Owner,” and New York Post cat columnist – Beth Adelman knows cat behavior….but she is – get this – also a hockey expert! She just authored (with her husband, music…

May 14 2010

Steve Dale's Pet World Saturday on WLS, Ask the Vet: Dr. David Gonsky

Please turn, cough and ask your veterinary questions – phone in or text – Steve Dale’s Pet World, Saturday afternoon (May 15) at 2 pm CST on 890-AM WLS. The guest is Dr. David Gonsky – who just opened a new veterinary clinic – and it’s a green clinic (does that mean he’s jealous of…

May 13 2010

Cruise for Cats: Hop On Board

Puss ‘n Boats is Chicago’s only cruise for cats…It may be the only cruise for cats in America, benefiting the Tree House Humane Society. This is one of those renowned Chicago Architecture Foundation Chicago River/Lake Michigan cruises that goes up the River and through the locks into the Lake on May 16, at 9 a.m.…

May 9 2010

Pets and Women's Shelter Program

One out of out every four women in the U.S. will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. When domestic violence victims with pets consider fleeing abusive homes and there is no safe place to house their pets, they have little choice but to remain in their homes and subject themselves, their children and their pets…

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