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July 10 2010

Let's Lose the Rats, Steve Dale's Pet World at 890-AM WLS

It seems this is the year of the rat. one very dead rat Based on what I’ve learned, there may be more complaints about rats around Chicago (and I don’t mean the politicians) than in many years. Matt Smith, representing Chicago’s Department of Street and Sanitation offers tips of what to do to prevent rats,…

July 8 2010

What Heartworm Looks Like

You don’t want this to be inside your dog (or cat or ferret). Heartworm disease can kill, but it’s preventable. Heartworm is spread by mosquitoes and this year, in particular, no shortage of the buzzers. Learn more about heartworm disease.

July 7 2010

Speedy Ninja Cat

Faster than a______(you fill in the blank)….Can you beat this cat?

July 7 2010

Summer Safety for Cats

           Where’s Sheriff Andy Taylor when you need him? In most places, if you phone the local sheriff or fire department to fetch a cat up a tree, you’ll only hear a bemused operator ask, ‘You’ve gotta be kidding?’ If you manage to convince emergency personnel to respond, you’ll likely be charged a fee.            …

July 6 2010

Pets at Palisades

Spent a few days at Palisades, near South Haven….with pets – here they are

July 6 2010

Baby, It's Hot Out There

Tips for keeping pets safe in the summer      Dogs (and cats) die in hot cars: Okay, even if it’s only 80 outside (which doesn’t sound so bad), in 15 minutes, even with windows cracked open, it hits over 115 inside a car (according to a Stanford University) study. Not being able to cool themselves…

July 4 2010

Dog Breeds Made In America

Happy Independence Day! Here are 16 dog breed made in the U.S.A. These dog breeds truly are All-American.

July 3 2010

United Pet Group Pro-Pet and Excel Brand Products Recalled

United Pet Group, Cincinnati, Ohio is voluntarily expanding its recent recall of its Pro-Pet Adult Daily Vitamin Supplement tablets for Dogs to include additional pet nutritional supplement products for dogs and cats due to possible Salmonella contamination, according to the FDA website. A long list follows at the end of this story. The recalled products…

July 2 2010

Animal Welfare League Needs Help!

By guest blogger Jill Cahr, Animal Welfare League volunteer, and co-author Happy Dog: Caring For Your Dog’s Body, Mind & Spirit Surprisingly, few people know about the Animal Welfare League or their critically important intake facility on Chicago’s South Side, serving the community for over 70 years. This facility, 6224 S. Wabash Avenue, operates in…

July 2 2010

Big Dogs to Small Dogs

Do you prefer large dogs or small ones? “Barbara Karant has written a book about that – pretty clearly, called “SMALL Dog, Big DOG.” Barbara, who is known for her Greyhound rescue work will be on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Saturday, 2 pm cst on 890-AM WLS, or Also, on the show, details about…

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