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November 16 2013

Insurance Companies Blacklist Dog Breeds; Saving A Starving Dog: Steve Dale's Pet World

Chuck Goudie from Ch. 7 is one of the nation’s most celebrated investigative reporters….and I’m happy to have him on Steve Dale’s Pet World on Sunday, November 17 on WGN Radio (720 AM or listen HERE), 6:35 AM CDT. I am not happy about the topic of our discussion. It’s about a report by Goudie,…

November 14 2013

Dog Behavior Decoded, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

Dog behavior is both enigmatic and powerful – when perceived out of control and if the behavior causes the human/animal bond to fracture, the dog is at risk for relinquishment. Those who work at animal shelters do know how often this occurs. The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists wrote the first (and only) book of…

November 3 2013

Steve Dale's Pet World, Broadcasting from an Elevator

I believe I made Chicago radio broadcast and WGN Radio history by broadcasting my show, Steve Dale’s Pet World,  from an elevator, which I was trapped inside. Listen HERE to this very unusual broadcast. Rick Pearson of the “The Sunday Spin“ helped me out, as did engineer Bob Ferguson at producer Joe Baugnet. I answered a listener…

October 31 2013

Steve Dale's Pet World Gets Big

On Sunday November 3 Steve Dale’s Pet World will have the biggest show ever, with guest Mr. Big. He has the hottest internet TV show in Chicago. He’s also an animal lover. I begin the show at 6:35 a.m. CDT by taking your telephone calls, answering your pet behavior question 312-981-7200. Also, I will ask…

October 25 2013

Tree House Black Cat Ball: Playing in the Sand Box

Tree House Humane Society Black Cat Ball was October 17 at National 27, 325 W. Huron. Special guests included New York Times bestselling author, Gwen Cooper, author of “Homer’s Odyssey” and  “Love Saves the Day”  and Will Braden, the creator of internet cat video celebrity, “Henri Le Chat Noir.” I co-hosted the event joined by my WGN Radio partner in crime, Bill Moller. The purpose…

October 20 2013

Miss Meowsky Celebrates Halloween on Steve Dale's Pet World

On Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, listen to my conversation with on Halloween costumes for pets with Miss Meowsky of Barker & Meowsky: A Paw Firm. She discusses which costumes for pets are the safest and trendiest. Miss Meowsky is, of course, a style consultant for pets. Mention the Steve Dale special and you…

October 20 2013

Camp Dogwood: Barking Up Any Tree

Camp Dogwood is Fun (no accident on that capital ‘F’). All sorts of events and activities for dogs and their people. It really is a camp where dogs can partake in a wide variety of activities, from lure coursing (for sight hounds, or any other dog that wants to partake) to a marshmallow camp fire…

October 18 2013

Euthanasia: Knowing When It's Time To Say Goodbye to a Pet

End of life pet care – how do you know when it’s time? Listen HERE as Dr. Alice Villalobos talks about that topic on Steve Dale Dale’s Pet World.   She says when quality of life crashes, it’s time to look at a painless passing with a gift of euthanasia. Here a some bullet points, the…

October 16 2013

Bill Leff, Wendy Snyder Take Bob and Betty Sanders Quiz

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder talk pets each Tuesday at 10:30 AM CDT on WGN Radio (720 AM or This special show began with me recalling working with Bob and Betty Sanders. Bob Sanders passed away on October 14. Listen HERE as I quiz Bill and Wendy from “The Bob and Betty Sanders Book of…

October 5 2013

Wight-Way Rescue's Future; Pooh-Pee App; Raining Cats & Dogs on Steve Dale's Pet World

It must be important to know what all the dogs in the neighborhood to know who the top dog is. Now, there really is an app for everything – the Pooh-Pee Tracker App. This new app allows you to mark your pet’s pooh and pee locations. The app can also  coordinate and connect those locations…

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Steve Dale is a certified animal behavior specialist who has been a trusted voice in the world of pet health for over 20 years. You have likely heard him on the radio, read him in print and online, and seen him speaking at events all over the world. His contributions to advancing pet wellness have earned him many an award and recognition around the globe.

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