Archive for November 2011

Season of Suppers, Helping Pet Owners in Need to Feed Their Best Friends

Season of Suppers, Helping Pet Owners in Need to Feed Their Best Friends
By Steve Dale Maria is a senior citizen in Florida. The government maintains that she lives alone. Maria begs to differ. She says she lives with her best friend, who just happens to be a Chihuahua. One of Maria’s many challenges is getting outside. Her dog is litter box trained. However, buying pet food isn’t... Read more »

Catvertising Agency, Paying Attention to Cats

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Catvertising agency….Indeed, cats have been too overlooked. (thanks to Dr. Patricia Olson for this tip)

How to Rekindle the Relationship with Your Cat

How to reignite that spark in the relationship with your cat. (from Facebook friend Thomas W.) How To Put The Spark Back Into Your Relationship With Your Cat
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Adopt A Pet for the Holidays, Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago

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Here is a holiday movie classic….right there with It’s a Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street.  

Steve Dale's 'Good Dog' and 'Good Cat' Ebooks

Steve Dale's 'Good Dog' and 'Good Cat' Ebooks
Here’s the official announcement: After 17 years of writing a twice weekly pet column for Tribune Media Services; so TMS and I have decided to compile some of the best of my Q & A columns into two Ebooks, “Good Dog” and “Good Cat.” Each book will be available before Christmas – with “Good Dog”... Read more »

Dogs Welcome Home Their Best Friends

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It’s been said, and it’s true – Nothing so pure as the joy of a dog. I teared up watching these reunions. You can see the returning soldiers, equally as happy to see their dogs.
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WGN Radio Petcast: Help Feed Pets in Need; John O'Hurley Wonders Which End of the Dog; Andrea Arden's Dog Training Bible; 2011 AAHA Canine Vaccine Guidelines

WGN Radio Petcast: Help Feed Pets in Need; John O'Hurley Wonders Which End of the Dog; Andrea Arden's Dog Training Bible; 2011 AAHA Canine Vaccine Guidelines
CLICK HERE TO LIST TO THIS WGN PETCAST – it’s fun, it’s easy and it’s free…. More people are having trouble feeding families than in decades…that includes people who truly can barely afford to feed their animals. Banfield Charitable Trust is doing something about that with a pet food campaign called Season of Suppers. Diane... Read more »

Angel on a Leash, David Frei Talks About What Therapy Dogs Can Do

Angel on a Leash, David Frei Talks About What Therapy Dogs Can Do
By Steve Dale David Frei may be best known for popularizing dog shows. Before his voice accompanied dog shows, few paid attention. Now, millions watch the National Dog Show each Thanksgiving Day; and in February Frei will be the voice of the Westminster Dog Show. Still, as much as Frei loves the world of dog... Read more »

Too Much Thanksgiving Bird for the Pets

Too Much Thanksgiving Bird for the Pets
What you need to remember for Thanksgiving – concerning your pets. Everyone’s sitting around the table eating that wonderful Thanksgiving meal…. Your dog – even your cat – may be hanging around that that dining room table. Truth is a very little bit of white meat from the turkey, some veggies, all fine for your... Read more »
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Maureen Walsh Named CEO of the Winn Feine Foundation

Maureen Walsh Named CEO of the Winn Feine Foundation
If you have a cat or know someone with a cat, everything from what the cat is fed to the vaccines and medical care the cat receive is a result of research funded by the Winn Feline Foundation. From learning decades ago about the then mysterious virus killing cats – which turned out to be... Read more »
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