Articles: Steve Dale

December 25 2020

Pets and the Pandemic: Dr. Aubrey Fine

Aubrey Fne is one of my favorite people….he’s a pioneer regarding understanding why animal assisted interventions work, and the human animal bond. He’s authored many books, is a world renowned speaker (and magician and hockey expert). A licensed psychologist, Dr. Fine is  on the Human Animal Advisory Board at Pet Partners. His practice specializes in…

December 23 2020

Supporting the Ricky Fund to Solve Heart Disease in Cats

Here’s a trivia question: What’s the number one cause of death in (indoor only) cats from around 2 years of age to 8 or 10 years of age? No one really knows for certain, as there is no CDC for pets, but very likely it’s a kind of heart disease called feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).…

December 21 2020

Windy City Sweets STEVE DALE and paul lisnek Ice-Creams

In the regular segment to support restaurants and small businesses, a shout out to Windy City Sweets (3308 N.Broadway) owner John Manchester can heard HERE on my WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Other World radio show. I explain the real story behind the Banana Pudding Ice-Cream (with banana ice-cream, graham crackers and marshmallows) named for me and…

December 21 2020

When to Visit the ER with Pets

Please – we don’t want your pet landing in the ER with pets around Christmas. And how do you know when it’s an emergency worth of an ER visit? Emergency veterinarian Dr. Ann Turner answers on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show. She offers tips on – if the dog or cat did…

December 20 2020

Howliday Pet Advice and Looking Forward to 2021 on WGN Radio

Dr. Natalie Marks offers Great advice – including tips you may not have thought about regarding keeping our pets safe over the Howlidays. Listen HERE as I chat with Dr. Marks on my WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show. As lovely and aromatic as lilies are, munching on just a bit can cause…

December 19 2020

Holiday Pet Safety with Dr. Mark Russak

Conversation with Dr. Mark Russak, member of the Board of Directors of the North American Veterinary Community and Past President of the American Animal Hospital Association has tips of keeping your pets safe at Christmas Tinsel and ribbon, forget about it…..I agree with Dr. Russak – why even have that in the house because for…

December 19 2020

2020 Etiquette: The Polite (or Impolite) Society on WGN Radio

Chicago Etiquette Coach and CEO of The Polite Society Jessica Lieffring talks with me HERE on WGN Radio first saying what an etiquette coach is. And these days, we need etiquette more than ever – as so many of us are on edge. How do we navigate what to do about Christmas? Are some relatives insulted by…

December 19 2020

BarCocina and Helping Lakeview Food Pantry

On Steve Dale’s Other World, WGN radio I offer an option for dining and how to help the Lakview Food Pantry. Listen HERE for Tara Pinto of BarCocina joins me to share details about the changes the restaurant has made in order to continue to serve their customers comfortably, including festive and cozy igloos so…

December 18 2020

Decoding Your Cat and Decoding Your Dog with Dr. Debra Horwitz

Dr. Debra Horwitz is a veterinary behaviorists and co-editor of two books that are great choices for a holiday gifts, Decoding Your Dog (which was released in 2015) and Decoding Your Cat (released this year). In the first of a 2-part interview on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show, we chat about if decoding cats is even possible.…

December 17 2020

Dr. Stephen Ettinger: A Legendary Perspective on Veterinary Medicine in the Pandemic

It’s an honor for me to chat with legendary veterinarian Dr. Stephen Ettinger .  Among other books, Dr Ettinger lead editor the many editions of the Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, the gold standard in veterinary internal medicine. In over 50 years of veterinary medicine, Dr. Ettinger has seen it all.  Or he thought he has.…

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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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