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January 2 2017

Doc Emrick Scores Support Pet Adoption

A funny thing happened on the way to adopting a dog named Wild Turkey with Pete McMurray (filing in for Steve Cochran). Following my time on the air with Emily Klehm of South Suburban Humane Society was NHL legendary broadcaster Doc Emrick. He then reached out to me, and offered to pay for the adoption of Wild…

December 26 2016

Adopt This Turkey from South Suburban

Eleven months — and I am pretty sure 11 dogs adopted on WGN Radio — so, let’s go for number 12! It will be a challenge, because this dog is a real turkey. But really, that’s only his name: Wild Turkey. He’s actually an energetic 2-year-old Labrador retriever. South Suburban Humane Society Executive Director Emily Klehm…

December 26 2016

It Is A Wonderful Life: Merry Christmas Music To the Heart

On WGN, I filled in Christmas Night – Listen HERE to the show. Think Christmas, and you think “It’s a Wonderful Life,” from the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview, members of the cast reproduced a couple of scenes live the radio. And I will say Mr. Potter, played by Joe Page, is kind of scary.…

December 19 2016

Busting Pet Food Myths on WGN Radio

Dr. Lisa Freeman, veterinary nutritionist and clinical professor of nutrition at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, is a buster of myths about pet foods! Listen HERE from Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN radio to myth-busting professor Freeman. There’s lots to talk about because there are so many misconceptions. We target these: The…

November 27 2016

Secret Language of Dogs with Victoria Stilwell

Victoria Stilwell on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio to discuss her newest book, “The Secret Language of Dogs: Unlocking the Canine Mind for a Happier Pet.” Listen HERE, as whenever I get together with Victoria we have fun, and discuss how dogs sense the world. Like, why do dogs smell one another’s rear-ends? New research…

November 21 2016

Steve Dale on WGN Radio with John O'Hurley and David Frei

What a show – Listen HERE to my conversations with legendary dog show announcer David Frei and his dog show sidekick, the amazing, author and actor and Renaissance man John O’Hurley, talking about the National Dog Show presented by Purina to be seen on NBC on Thanksgiving Day, noon to 2 p.m. (all time zones)…

November 15 2016

The One and Only Fred Winston

So, whatever happened to this legend in radio? Fred Winston is right HERE on this WGN Plus Steve Dale’s Other World Podcast. Fred said he dragged me out to saloons – don’t think so. But I did remind Fred about a ski trip in the early 1980’s, as we took several listeners with us.  You…

November 11 2016

Help Us To Find this Dog a Home, and Win Stuff Supporting West Suburban Humane

Tabitha, some sort of terrier-mix, is seeking more than some sort of forever home on my dog adoption segment with the West Suburban Humane Society (1901 W. Ogden Ave., Downers Grove), Monday (November 14) at 9:05 AM CDT with Steve Cochran and myself on WGN Radio, listen HERE or 720AM. Tabitha, who is only about 3-years…

October 30 2016

Halloween Pet Safety, Cubs, Stray Cats on WGN Radio

It begins on Steve Dale’s Pet World with the Chicago Cubs chances, as you can listen HERE for my discussion with newsman Schwanee about a text from a pal, Craig, I received indicating there’s still a shot. After all, if other teams can come back from being three down, why not the Cubs. I talk…

October 24 2016

Dr. Bill Folger First Interview on the Cat Shooting Veterinarian

First on this edition of Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN radio, Listen HERE the group, the Washington’s sing their way into newsman Dave Schwaney’s heart. I first talk baseball, and the Cubs winning the the NLCS with Schwaney and sportcaster Andy Mazur. Do the Indians or Cubs have better starting, since they both have great closures…

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