Articles: Steve Dale

November 21 2011

Real Pet Lovers Don't Purchase Pets at the Pet Store

I am a pet advocate – therefore I generally support pet stores. Of course, they’re great places to purchase toys, treats, food – even winter garments and stylish holiday sweaters. However, pet stores are not such a great place to purchase puppies or kittens.. . arguably the last place you want to get a puppy…

November 2 2011

Your Pets on Holiday Cards; Don't Stop the Heartworm or Flea Products, yet; Raising Furry Children

How would like photos of your pets on a holiday greeting card? LISTEN HERE TO THIS WGN RADIO PETCAST It’s a terrific and fun idea, and it’s free! Lisa Cohen of the Holiday Card Center explains. Though there is no fee to upload the photo(s) and you hope your pets are chosen – and if…

October 28 2011

Adopt A Pet Day, for Anti Cruelty Society with Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka's Critters

Judy Baar Topinka’s Comptroller’s Critters hosted an Adopt A Pet Day event with dogs and cats from the Anti Cruelty Society, Friday, October 28 at the James R. Thompson Plaza, State of Illinois Center.

September 19 2011

WGN Radio Petcast: Two Heroes Rescue Dogs, Judy Baar Topinka's Comptroller's Critters

Listen to this WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World Petcast with two unsung heroes and a hero who sings and dances, that’s our Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. LISTEN HERE (may take a few moments to load). Superheroes fly! Peter Tobin and Karen Johnson talk about Pilots and Paws – they fly all over to…

September 9 2011

September 11 Brought Us Together….What Happened?

By Steve Dale What do our pets really know? Of course, I remember exactly what I was doing on Sept. 11, 2001. I happened to be watching the Today Show when the first tower of the World Trade Center was hit. Soon, it became apparent that America was under attack. My wife, Robin, who then…

August 24 2011

WGN Radio Petcast: Foster 2 Home, Pet Adoptions, Dog Saving Network, and Taking Pet's Photos

This Petcast features variety, a new Foster organization to a benefit canine talent show to a new column at to taking photos of your pets to learning more about flea and tick products. Listen HERE to this WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World PETCAST.   (may take a few moments to load) Fosters and rescues…

August 17 2011

WGN Radio Petcast: American Humane Association Celebrates Pet Meets Baby

Pets and children In this very special WGN Radio Petcast, experts on pets, babies and children talk about how to keep that family intact when the little bundle of joy arrives home. Click HERE to listen to this WGN Radio Petcast. (wait a moment for the petcast to load) The American Humane Association is the…

August 11 2011

WGN Radio Petcast: Dolphin Trainers Go To the Dogs

Listen HERE to this WGN Radio Petcast...the theme: Dolphin trainers (and those who train other animals) who become dog trainers.  (note; the podcast may take a moment to load) Kathy Sdao is certified as an instructor by the Karen Pryor Academy, and an associate certified animal behaviorist. These days, she speaks at conferences about dog…

July 30 2011

Hazel: The Story of an Unexpected Dog Adoption

I walked into the Animal Welfare League of Chicago with Jill Cahr of the Trio Animal Foundation, and walked out with….a new friend.

July 27 2011

Dining with Fido: Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro

Dining with Fido series (places you can bring your pup and sit outside) continues with Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N. Lincoln Avenue (773-248-3905).

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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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