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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…

November 5 2017

Dogs Rescued from Hoarder and Puppy Miller in One on WGN Radio

“Mr. Newsman” Dave Schwaney and I begin my show, Steve Dale’s Pet World with his Schwaney song, as always. From there, listen HERE, as I talk to him about why I was recently in New York City, including introducing a movie at the famed Lincoln Center in New York City. The movie is a short…

October 30 2017

On the Road with Roz Varon, Chicago's Traffic Queen

Roz Varon has been the queen of Chicago traffic for nearly 29 years. And, she’s one of the most beloved TV personalities in the city. We talk HERE on WGN Plus Steve Dale’s Other World Podcast about much more than her book, On the Road with Roz: Adventures in Travel and Life. How does someone…

October 29 2017

Why Isn't Joliet Paying Attention to its Residents? Diminishing Halloween Anxiety for Pets

It’s International Cat Day, and I suggest that cats are the Rodney Dangerfield of pets on WGN Radio. Listen HERE to this Steve Dale’s Pet World. So, should you dress up your pet for Halloween? Should you go trick or treating with your pet? Well, maybe…but maybe not; it depends on the pet. Also, I offer…

October 23 2017

Amazing Acro-Cats on WGN Radio

Samantha Martin demonstrates that cats can rock ‘n roll like no one’s business, the Amazing Acro-Cats HERE on WGN Radio. Martin and I explain how cats and I suggest that cats are actually creative. You can train your own cats at home, and we explain how. So many benefits to training cats, for one thing…

October 17 2017

Happy Needs to Find a Happy Home: Adopt-A-Dog Segment on WGN

How can a dog named Happy be at Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) for three months? That’s wrong, and Steve Cochran and Steve Dale plan to do something about that on Wednesday at 9:35 a.m. CDT in our monthly pet adoption segment on WGN Radio. Listen at 720AM or online here. Happy is about a year…

October 17 2017

Big Night for Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control

Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control founder and current board secretary Charlie Propsom makes lots of announcements HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio. Right now, there are many more cats (and kittens) at Chicago Animal and Control (CACC), and we talk about why. The great news is that you can adopt a…

October 10 2017

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

Gorillas in the Mist, a 1988 film starring Sigourney Weaver, was about the life of Dr. Dian Fossey. Today, 50 years after she began to study gorillas, her memory is being honored via continued conservation of her beloved great apes. Listen to this Steve Dale’s Other World WGNPlus podcast as I speak with Dr. Tara Stoinski, CEO/president and chief scientific…

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