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August 17 2017

AVMA on Preventive Care for Pets, Double-Defense Against Heartworm on WGN

It is truly an honor to talk with the CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Dr. Janet Donlin, about preventive care for pets on WGN Radio. Listen HERE as Dr. Donlin talks about catching illness earlier. And, today there are more tools to do that, like an inexpensive blood test called SDMA, which identifies…

August 8 2017

Bowling for Rhinos: Steve Dale's Other World Podcast

It’s said that there’s a podcast about everything, but this might be the first podcast in the history of podcasts that describes the five remaining rhinoceros species in detail, and is all about what you can do to help the plight of these beleaguered species by Bowling for Rhinos. Listen HERE as I am joined…

August 6 2017

Adopt Norm from Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control

This little, friendly guy was found wandering the streets of Chicago in the rain. Unbelievably, no one came to claim him. However, you can claim or adopt Norm! He’s available via Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control, and will join me and Steve Cochran in the WGN studio as our monthly pet adoption dog…

August 6 2017

Mutt Jackson, Dog Washes at Montrose Dog Beach

Thousands of dogs at Montrose Beach (or MonDog) enjoy the free dog beach on any given sunny and pleasant weekend. This dog beach is located just north of the Montrose Beach for people. Listen HERE as Paul Fehrenbacher, aka Mutt Jackson, and I discuss what’s coming next for MonDog on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio.…

July 17 2017

Cat Café Set to Open in the Windy Kitty

Windy Kitty Cat Cafe and Lounge is the topic… That’s right: There are 81 cat cafés in America, and hopefully soon one will open in Chicago. HEAR Jenny Tiner on my WGN Radio show explain the goal of typical and real cat cafés: to find homes for cats in need. Jenny Tiner said everyone looked happy at…

July 9 2017

Illinois Governor Could Sign Bill to Ban Use of Performing Elephants

  Listen HERE, as I talk with Marc Ayers, the Illinois director of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), on WGN Radio’s Steve Dale’s Pet World regarding a bill that would make Illinois the first state to ban performing elephants. Read about the circuses that still use elephants on the road. Some have poor…

July 4 2017

Adopt Aggie: CRISP Featured on WGN Radio

Aggie is a 2-year-old beagle mix who came to Chicago Canine Rescue via CRISP this past weekend and is available for adoption NOW via WGN Radio’s Steve Cochran Show pet adoption segment. I’ve lost count, but we’ve adopted about 18 dogs in a row. The segment airs July 5 at 9:05 a.m. CDT on WGN Radio (720AM or…

June 26 2017

Good Stuff Pet Truck Comes to Chicago

I began this Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show talking about the annual Winn Feline Symposium with Dr. Niels Pedersen. The legendary veterinarian will speak about a drug that might finally cure cats of  feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) on June 29 at the Fairmont Chicago (200 N. Columbus Dr.). Yes, cure may be too strong…

June 16 2017

Active Transportation Alliance: Getting From HERE to THERE

Kyle Whitehead is all about biking, walking, and public transit. In this WGN Radio Plus Steve Dale’s Other World podcast, Listen HERE, as I speak with Kyle about the Active Transportation Alliance and all types of transportation issues. He knows the secret to resolving traffic congestion. We begin with the truth about Chicago’s transit issue. And,…

June 4 2017

Heartfelt Connections on WGN: Dogs, Cats, Pigs, Llamas and More

Dr. Anne Beall, social psychologist and researcher, wants to understand the connection between people and animals. Specifically, she wonders why there are times medical professionals can’t reach people but animals can. So, Anne does what she does when she wonders about something: She conducts additional research and writes a book. Listen HERE to our conversation on Steve Dale’s Pet…

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