Articles: reptiles

Cosette's Debut at Second City

Cosette’s debut (and mine) on Second City Late Live with Joe Kwaczala. This is Chicago’s only live talk show, and it’s held on Saturday’s (mindnight) at Second City’s DeMaat Theatre. I must say it was fun appearing on a Second City stage. 

Steve on Late Show Live with Joe Kwaczala

Who needs Letterman or Leno with you can be on the Late Show Live Live, with Joe Kwaczala March 19, at Second City’s de Maat Theatre  The show is at midnight. Here’s the announcer’s script, “Tonight, from Chicago, guests are pet expert Steve Dale, his skink Cosette with musical guest Bastardgeist.” Cosette and me –…

Blogs Celebrating Petfinder's Anniversary, Pet Adoption

A litter of puppies dumped at in a box at Chicago Animal Care and Control. Happily this doesn’t happen often… Ethel and I met for the first time, and I didn’t need to be sold. Knowing that at the time my wife Robin and I were seeking a dog, we received a call around the…

Steve on the Street: What Is Your Pet's Favorite Wintertime Activity

If you see me standing outside with a microphone, run! Asking ordinary folks, questions about their not so ordinary pets. All of part of what we do on Steve Dale’s Pet World. 

Pets With Training Wheels, For First Time Pet Owners

Thinking about a pet for the New Year? Rookie pet owners — whether it’s a first-time pet for a child, or an adult who hasn’t had a pet in years — sometimes make the wrong choice. So, for a USA Weekend story, I consulted some pet experts. With the myriad of pet possibilities, there was…

Gabby's Visit, the Pets Sure Remember

Strictly personal, but then there are some interesting lessons here. Our former neighbor Gabby – who is in second grade –  (and her mom) moved about two miles away a several months ago. We’ve visited them, but this is their first visit back to our house, and the first time our pets have seen Gabby…

Turtle Agility

You don’t see this on Animal Planet, it’s Turtle Agility! Slow and steady…..

St. Francis Day Pet Blessings

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (9393 Hinman) in Evanston, will host its Sixth Annual St. Francis Day Blessing of Animals Sunday, October 3, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. In keeping with traditions associated with the life of St. Francis and his love for all God’s creatures. Robin and I attending this St. Francis Day event twice…

WLS 890-AM Podcast with Bob and Betty Sanders, Choosing the Right Pet for You and Pets Affected by Oil Spill

All in one WLS 890-AM Steve Dale’s Pet World Podcast Bob and Betty Sanders Radio Comeback:I’ve been lucky enough to work with SO many greats, like Bob and Betty Sanders. They should be in the Museum of Broadcast Communications Hall of Fame. I love Bob and Betty, who doesn’t? This is the cover of their…

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