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Man Who's Dog Is Responsible for Killing the Pomeranian is Discovered

Thank you for reading and sharing my blog, and several tips – one finally helped to identify the man who’s dog allegedly attacked and killed a Pomeranian on St. Patrick’s Day at Montrose Dog Beach (Mondog).  Of course, I passed each of those tips on the Chicago Police Department. One tip was emailed from Mr.…

Pet Insurance, A Lifesaver

From my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World; listen HERE for Dr. Link Welbourn, who is past president of the American Animal Hospital Association, talking about pet health insurance and why he’s a fan. He says, There’s what we want to do (to help pets), and then there’s what the client can afford. Pet…

On WGN Radio: Chicago Animal Control and Answering Call Questions

Listen to my Saturday morning 10:30 appearance on WGN Radio with Bill Moller HERE. I offer my views about those who are “protesting” the City’s decision to move in a new direction at Chicago Animal Care and Control. I talk about a big adoption event this weekend at Chicago Animal Care and Control and another…

Bill Leff Talks Pets

It’s late night (actually early morning) – so in case you missed my WGN Radio visit with Bill Leff, click HERE to listen. Bill says that I am one of his favorite guests – Well, he’s one of my very favorite hosts, so there! You’ll hear: What I think of a TV channel for pets…

Your Questions Answered: Cat May be Dying; Dog Learns to Go Into Bed; Cracked Paw Pads; Legalize Ferrets

Q: My 16-year-old cat has been vomiting off and on for a week. The veterinarian said it’s because her kidneys are failing. Should I consider putting her down? — J.S., Cyberspace A: “There’s a difference between kidney insufficiency and kidney failure,” notes Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, of Chico, CA. “Kidney insufficiency is very common and occurs…

Blackhawk Watching Party Raises Money for Trio Animal Foundation

Geiger, a three-legged Chihuahua and a Pit Bull-type named Antler made personal appearances  at Witts (2913 N. Lincoln Avenue) for a Chicago Blackhawks viewing party on February 23 to benefit the Trio Animal Foundation. The room was packed, and lots of money was raised for Trio. That is the good news. The bad news, Hawks…

WGN Radio Petcast: IKC Dog Show, Lincoln State Cat Show

A very special Chicago Weekend – time for the big dog show and big cat show: LISTEN HERE to the Steve Dale Pet World’s WGN Radio Petcast (may take a moment to load). Deb Cooper talks about the International Kennel Club of Chicago Cluster of Dog Shows, February 24-26 at McCormick Place. Many of the…

Steve Dale Inducted into Dog Writer's Hall of Fame

When I was told I was going to be inducted into the Dog Writer’s Association of America of America (DWAA) Hall of Fame, I was astounded. While, I’m not exactly a newcomer, the HOF is an honor has mostly been given to journalists of a certain age, or posthumously. I really thought Pat Santi –…

Pet Food Product Recalls, U.S. Senator Expresses Concerns

Following an increase in pet treats from China leading to animal deaths and illnesses, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and their Center of Veterinary Medicine to take quick action to protect consumers and pet owners. Thank you Senator for stepping up on behalf of all family…

Tips on Traveling with Pets from American Animal Hospital Association

More people are doing it than ever before….From my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, click HERE to listen to Dr. Michael Moyer, president of the American Animal Hospital Association and Rosenthal Director of Shelter Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine, offer some tips on traveling with a pet. Moyer…

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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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