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Timmy Remembers Lassie

Broadcasting Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio April 27 – I made history (of sorts), using the radio at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, the first live show radio ever broadcast from the museum. That was immediately following and event I co-moderated with Bruce DuMont,  “Remembering Lassie” with Jon Provost.”  It was a lot of fun, but for…

Chicago Loves Pits; Remember Lassie; Bark-in-the-Park on Steve Dale's Pet World

Bryan Bickell of Chicago Blackhawks is joined by Amanda Caskenette of Chicago Loves Pits on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, Saturday April 20, 1:05 .p.m. CDT  to talk about their fundraiser. Pints for Pits at Red Ivy (3525 N. Clark Street, near Addison). Pints for Pits is April 27, 7 to 10 p.m. I will…

Betty White, 'We've Come a Long Way In the Animal World'

Betty White scoffs at the notion of being the most trusted person in America. “That’s so silly,” she says. She laughs when being compared to the late news anchor Walter Cronkite, who once held that same throne for many years. “I’m just an old broad who’s been around the block. People can’t get rid of…

Dog Training 101; Old Shelter, New Look; Pet Rabbits: Steve Dale's Pet World

Dog training is the topic when we start the show, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, starting 1 p.m. CDT on March 30, or 720 AM.  Renown dog trainers Wendy DeCarlo-Young and Dennis Damon of the Dog Obedience Group will show me how to “sit.” Perhaps, I will also roll over. Most important,…

Steve Dale, WGN Debut: Victoria Stilwell; Veterinary Commander & Chief and TNR Controversy

While I’ve been back at WGN Radio (720 AM or listen online) for a couple of years, returning with a regular program is an honor and opportunity, called Steve Dale’s Pet World, airing Saturdays, 1 to 2 CDT. Why are our pets getting sicker? My first guest will be the Commander and Chief ….of veterinary medicine,…

Steve Dale's Pet Radio Show Returns

I am back on WGN Radio with my own show. Listen here as I made the official announcement with Bill Leff. I never really left WGN, at least not for very long. A few years ago, the station made some changes, that’s no secret. I was one of them….I went to another radio station down the street…

Pet Owners Talk To Me

Once again, here are some of your comments on recent columns, even comments relating to issues I’ve discussed on my national radio Steve Dale’s Pet World. Thanks for listening, and for writing. I enjoy hearing from you! COMMENT: In love with a cat? In love, really? I’d like to tell that person to marry the…

Dog Writer's Association of America Dinner

I was honored to be inducted in the Dog Writer’s Association of America Hall of Fame in 2012 (their youngest inductee ever)! As I had done several times before, I spoke at the swanky banquet (for decades held the night before the Westminster Dog Show) as well, as I will again tonight, February 10. Here’s…

Steve Dale Interviewed by WGN's Radio Girl

Radio Girl Margaret Larkin of WGN radio is the host of a series of podcasts. She interviews mostly people in the media. And in THIS installment, she interviews me.  I was honored…. I really don’t talk very much about myself in interviews. I’d much rather talk about pets or pet behavior….Who am I really helping by…

Hartz Recalls Chicken Jerky, Pig Skin Twists and More

(This recall from Hartz due to antibiotic residue discovered.  I offer the recall notice without any editorial comment) SECAUCUS, N.J., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz ® Chicken Chews™ and Hartz ® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of…

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