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April 16 2017

Talking to You about Pets on WGN Radio

Listen to my WGN radio show kicking off with a classic Schwaney song (for newsman Dave Schwaney). I talk about the video the Chicago Blackhawks produced to support pet adoption at Chicago Animal Care & Control. Video for dog adoptions Video for cat adoptions Speaking of hockey, check this podcast out with legendary hockey broadcaster…

April 15 2017

Free Willy: He Needs A Home on WGN Radio

I am pretty sure our dog adoption number is at 15, meaning 15 successful consecutive dog adoptions on WGN Radio with Steve Cochran. Listen Monday, April 17, at 9:05 a.m. CDT on 720AM or here as we hopefully adopt number 16. Monday will be a challenge, so we need help to spread the word. Older dogs are…

March 26 2017

Adopt This Dog from South Korea: Magnificent Mutts

Cinta is still new to the U.S. and new to receiving love, but is doing great. Cinta is a dog from South Korea, who, shockingly, was destined to be used as dog meat until partners, including Magnificent Mutts Rescue, saved her life. Now, our goal is to find a home for her. And with Steve Cochran,…

March 26 2017

Supporting Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return

Illinois State Senator Linda Holmes is sponsoring Senate Bill 641, Amendment 1, which will allow counties, if they choose, to use their existing pet population control funds to humanely reduce the outdoor cat population through trap-neuter-vaccinate-return (TNVR) programs and to sterilize the pets of county residents who are eligible for Social Security disability benefits. This…

March 20 2017

Puppy Mill Support Bill Rant and Adopting Dogs From Overseas

If you missed Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE to my WGN radio show. After alerting WGN Radio newscaster Dave Schwaney about what podcasts are, and offering info on my latest, I chat about pucks and pucks with legendary NHL broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrich. HEAR me rant about proposed Illinois bills that would prevent communities from limiting sales…

March 20 2017

Celebrating National Puppy Day

You can absolutely house train any puppy, according to dog trainer Yvonne Feeney. Listen here on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio to Yvonne offering her tips on house training 101 in celebration of VitaBone’s support National Puppy Day, March 23. Yvonne and I offer six easy steps on house training puppies: Take the puppy…

February 26 2017

Pet Lovers of Illinois Aren't So Pet Loving

Dogs can identify various types of cancers, including ovarian cancer. Listen HERE, as I talk with Dave Schwaney on WGN radio on the work at Penn Vet, as they are so close to identifying the chemicals dogs are targeting, and in doing so a blood test to diagnose ovarian cancer isn’t far off. More on…

February 25 2017

Adopt Rocky from Animal Care and Control

WGN radio pet adoption segment hits the air with a special dog Monday, February 27 at 9:40AM CST with Steve Cochran and myself (Steve and Steve). Rocky is special because he’s from Chicago Animal Care & Control. Rocky, while loving to people, doesn’t always love other dogs. Again, he’s special. Rocky’s still a young guy…

February 12 2017

Steve Dale's Answers Your Questions On-Air

On this week’s WGN Radio’s Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen in as I take your telephone calls and texts. First, I talk with newsman Dave Schwaney about the honor I received in New York City being named Pet Journalist of the Year at the New York City Pet Fashion Show. You can watch my acceptance.  But there…

February 12 2017

Pet Snakes, Lizards, Birds, Rats: All Unlikely Companions

Dr. Laurie Hess, author of “Unlikely Companions: The Adventures of an Exotic Animal Doctor (Or, What Friends Feathered, Furred and Scaled Have Taught Me About Life and Love)” and Deb Krohn, AKC “the frog lady” from the Chicago Herpetological Society talk with me HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio about loving pet birds,…

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