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December 28 2017

Best of Steve Dale's Other World on WGN

Check out some of the best of my podcasts from Steve Dale’s Other World on WGN Plus, heard 2 – 5 a.m. filling in for Nick Digilio, right HERE. I replayed excerpts of some of my favorite podcasts from 2017, including: * Behind-the-scenes stories from the Lincoln Park Zoo with former Director Dr. Lester Fisher,…

December 26 2017

Angels on Christmas Night on WGN Radio

Many angels joined me Christmas night: Listen HERE on WGN radio as I filled in for Patti Vasquez.  Robert Montelongo, Chicago Police Department Chaplain, offers his view on whether or not Christmas miracles extend beyond vintage Jimmy Stewart movies, and he says they do. He spoke about the power of prayer. Far more powerful were two real-life examples:…

December 18 2017

Pet Proofing Christmas on WGN Radio

“Noted Pet Super Expert Guy” is my new title with Amy Guth and Jen Bosworth on WGN radio, as I spoke about how to pet-proof for Christmas (and Hanukkah, too). My advice includes: Remove valuable or breakable ornaments. Put them in a safe place away from pets. “Hey Hey, Ho Ho Ho, that Tinsel’s Gotta…

December 18 2017

WGN Radio Dog Adoption: Get Pippen Home for the Holidays

Help to bring this puppy home for the howlidays. Susan Russell, executive director of Chicago Animal Care and Control, along with myself, attempt to adopt Pippin on Tuesday, December 19, at 9:05 a.m. on WGN Radio. Listen at 720AM or here. Six-year-old Pippen arrived at the shelter in October. Pippen, a real live Chicago dog,…

December 3 2017

Not-So-Official Poll: Who's Smarter, Dogs or Cats?

On WGN Radio, I wondered which species is smarter: cats or dogs? Listen to the show as I tabulated your votes. I was on the John Williams Show talking about this topic, which you can listen to. I wrote in detail about some of the research on the topic of who wins the IQ race: dogs…

December 2 2017

John Williams of WGN Wonders Who's Smarter: Dogs or Cats

So, who’s smarter: dogs or cats? Following a Vanderbilt University study, WGN Radio’s John Williams invited me on his show to explain. For starters, I argue with John about how he presented the question. Dogs and cats are not ‘its,’ they’re not things. Dogs and cats are real, living, and breathing beings. And, I mention…

December 2 2017

Karen Conti on Abuse of Women in Business and John Wayne Gacy

Karen Conti, WGN legal advisor, is my guest on Steve Dale’s Other World. Like journalists Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose, radio host/humorist Garrison Keillor, and so many others, women have come forward saying they’ve been taken advantage of in some way(s) by influential and powerful men. Through my wide-ranging conversation with Karen, who has risen to the top…

November 27 2017

Feliscratch, Cancer, and Pets on WGN Radio

Feliscratch is a new product that teaches cats to scratch on vertical posts. In fact, the product actually attracts cats to the posts. I speak HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World with veterinary behaviorist Dr. Theresa DePorter about where cats like to scratch and why they have the need to scratch. We also address the sensitive…

November 19 2017

David Frei on WGN Talking National Dog Show Presented by Purina

David Frei is HERE on WGN Radio, Steve Dale’s Pet World, talking about all his years as broadcaster for the National Dog Show Presented by Purina. The National Dog Show is one of the few remaining benched dog shows, where people can meet and greet all the participants. The great thing about benched shows is that…

November 12 2017

Fear Free: Transforming Veterinary Medicine and Pet Ownership

Fear Free is an initiative applicable not only for veterinary professionals, but also for anyone who has a pet. Listen HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio as I talk about this transformational way of thinking, which treats pets differently than we ever have, with Drs. Marty Becker and Michele Forbes. Fear is the worst thing…

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