Articles: Steve Dale

February 28 2021

Birds for Dummies; Do Dogs Truly Love Us on WGN Radio

Kim Campbell Thornton and Dr. Brian Speer, co-authors (with Gina Spadafori) of  Birds for Dummies offer chicken talk on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio. Listen HERE to learn everything birds, from chickens to assorted parrots. Chickens are a trend all over the Chicago area, and throughout the country. Dr. Speer and Kim theorize as…

March 1 2021

Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs with Dr. Jamie Modiano

Hemangiosarcoma is a deadly and fast moving insidious blood cancer in dogs. On my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show, it’s my honor to speak with Dr. Jaime Modiano, Perlman Professor of Oncology and Comparative Medicine and Director Animal Cancer Care and Research Program, College of Veterinary Medicine and Masonic Cancer Center at the…

February 25 2021

Ice-Cream War Winner Announced, Paul Lisnek and Windy City Sweets

So, what is this ice-cream war with Paul Lisnek at Windy City Sweets all about? How did it all begin? And most important who won? If you missed the outcome, you can HEAR it right here from my afternoon WGN Radio show Steve Dale’s Other World. So who won? Was it Steve’s banana pudin’ ice-cream…

February 24 2021

Everyone Grew Up Listening to Tommy Edwards, and the Folks He Hired

Tommy Edwards’ book title is perfect, I Grew Up Listening to You: Stories from Behind the Mic.  HEAR my conversation with Tommy on my WGN Radio afternoon Steve Dale’s Other World show. It’s charming and delightful with little Snotnose Tommy. We talk about Larry Lujack and how and why Tommy Edwards had “chemistry” with him,…

February 23 2021

EveryCat Health Foundation a Winner for Every Cat

It’s an easy argument to make, over the past 50 plus years no single organization has impacted cats more than the Winn Feline Foundation. I’ve served on the Winn Feline Foundation Board since 2007, and time and time again I’ve witnessed the difference this organization has made for cat health and welfare worldwide, all cats,…

February 22 2021

The Feline CEO

On my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show, the topic with Lynn Thompson is a first, at least it is for me. Her book is called  The Feline CEO: How Following a Cat’s Lead Can Make You a Better Business Leader. As she began to observe her own cats, she thought their wisdom might…

February 22 2021

It’s All In the Mouth

Pet journalist and an editor at Fear Free Happy Homes, talks on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show about the importance of dental care, and February does happen to be National Pet Dental Health Month. Her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was having some problems, but she never expected it to be something going…

February 21 2021

Teleworking with Pets; Morris Animal Foundation on WGN Radio

So, how are our pets doing in the pandemic? On my Steve Dale’s Pet World WGN Radio show, listen HERE to Christy L. Hoffman, PhD, Associate Professor Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation Canisius College in Buffalo, NY found out the answers. Her study, “The Experience of Teleworking with Dogs and Cats in the United States…

February 15 2021

Zoo Legend Celebrates 100 Years: Hear Our Conversation

Dr. Lester Fisher, director of the Lincoln Park Zoo 1962 to 1992, celebrates his 100th birthday HERE on my Steve Dale’s Other World Show WGN Radio.  We begin with a clip from the great Ray Rayner, who regularly featured Dr. Fisher, often in a segment called “Ark in the Park.” I grew up watching these…

February 15 2021

Your Pandemic Puppy; Preparing for the End of Life on WGN Radio

Dr. Marty Greer, author of Your Pandemic Puppy: Finding and Raising a Well Adjusted Dog During COVID-19, talks HERE on my Steve Dale’s Pet World program on WGN Radio. We begin by talking about the very names people are giving puppies and kitties adopted during the pandemic. And discuss all the adoptions on the rise. Basic…

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