Archive for May 2013

Recovering Pets in Oklahoma

Recovering Pets in Oklahoma
Click HERE for my WGN Radio interview with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association’s Red Star Emergency Services, from Oklahoma. What defines losing everything? Thousands of residents of Moore, OK, lost their homes and most of their belongings following last week’s deadly tornado. Those were the lucky ones, compared to 24 people who died,... Read more »

Positive Dog Training Makes a Difference

Positive Dog Training Makes a Difference
The Dog Saving Network‘s philosophy is that it takes a village – or at least lots of rescues and trainers – to save dogs, but it can be done. And using positive reinforcement training gives otherwise “problem dogs” a whole new lease on life, and newfound confidence. The Dog Saving Network and  U.S. Bones recently held a... Read more »

Knock Out FIP

Knock Out FIP
FIP is the most heartbreaking diagnosis – usually this happens to kittens, and feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is still considered a fatal diagnosis. As a pet owner, FIP is the diagnosis you least want to hear. Thanks to funding from the Winn Feline Foundation, there may be some hope. The Winn Feine Foundation has a very... Read more »
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Daddy's Home, Dog Greet Soldier: Pure Joy

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Dog welcomes soldier home – you’ve likely seen many videos like this one, I know…there are hundreds out there. And some people express surprise among their comments? Surprised about what? Surprised that a dog would remember a best friend? Surprised that dogs clearly express their emotions (for those who still somehow try to hold on... Read more »

Military Working Dogs: America's Forgotten Heroes

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Memorial Day is supposed to be more than about weekend sales at big box or electronic stores, or picnics….it’s about family. I don’t mean our own immediate families; I mean the family we call America. .  . and those who maintain our freedom even as I write this. Our soldiers come in many shapes and sizes,... Read more »

Having a Cow

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The New Hot 5, American-based jazz band plays for a herd of cows in Autrans, France. Maybe the cows appear confused because they don’t ‘get’ American jazz. I understand, likely I have something in common – my radio shows, likely number one among cows.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription”... Read more »
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Parrots Prove Deadly, Uh Oh....Clea Simon's New Book

Parrots Prove Deadly, Uh Oh....Clea Simon's New Book
She calls herself “a recovering journalist,” Listen HERE to my conversation with author Clea Simon on Steve Dale’s Pet World. Her latest book is “A  Pru Marlowe Pet Noir: Parrot’s Prove Deadly.”  In this thriller, perhaps a parrot knows ‘who done it,’ but will he tell all…or just want a cracker? With the only other possible witnesses being... Read more »

Animal News: Case of the Giant Hairball

Animal News: Case of the Giant Hairball
It’s was a typical story of a cat with a hairball, only this cat weighs approximately 400 pounds, and the hairball was the size of a basketball and weighed four pounds, just right for LeBron James – but way to large for the cat to – well gag up. A 17-year-old tiger named Ty in... Read more »

Keeping L.O.V.E with Pheromones (Sounds Kinky?)

Keeping L.O.V.E with Pheromones (Sounds Kinky?)
Anxiety in our pets – Dr. Debra Horwitz, veterinary behaviorist, is in charge of  keeping L.O.V.E. Alive….Not as kinky as it sounds. The love lady speaks of love for our pets, and easing anxiety in pets on Steve Dale’s Pet World.  Listen HERE for tips, which include using pheromone products. However, anxiety may be the result of... Read more »
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Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio

Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio
Red Star Emergency Services of the American Humane Association is on the ground in tornado ravaged Oklahoma, and Steve Dale’s Pet World will kick off with an on-the-scene report with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association, at 1:07 p.m (CDT) on WGN  Radio on May 25.  Josh will talk about the ups (like real-life pet... Read more »