Archive for July 2013

Dock at Montrose Beach, Take Your Dogs!

Dock at Montrose Beach, Take Your Dogs!
The Dock at Montrose Beach is featured in my Dining with Fido segment with Luke┬áCholodecki, listen HERE. This is a great dog-friendly restaurant choice because first the dogs can jump and play at MonDog (the dog beach at Montrose Beach, on the North end of the beach). Then mozy on down (south) to The Dock... Read more »

American Animal Hospital Association @AVMA Convention

American Animal Hospital Association @AVMA Convention
So, what the heck happens at veterinary conventions anyhow? Dr. Kate Knutson, president of the American Animal Hospital Association answers. Click HERE to hear my conversation with her on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio. I interviewed Dr. Knutson live from the floor of the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held at... Read more »

AVMA Celebrates 150 Years on WGN

AVMA Celebrates 150 Years on WGN
The American Veterinary Medical Association, celebrating 150 years, invited WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World to their annual convention, which was held at McCormick Place in Chicago. I was honored to accept, and among my guests AVMA CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven. Listen NOW to hear what Dr. DeHaven had to say about what’s new in... Read more »
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Veterinary Medicine Supports Ovarian Cancer Awareness

My honor to emcee this event to raise dollars and awareness regarding Ovarian Cancer. Look how cloudy (in the background) as a storm quickly rolled in (and then out).
Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness has partnered with veterinary medicine in many ways….to use veterinarians as conduits to provide information about the silent symptoms of this killer cancer, to also support veterinary scholarships. While the American Veterinary Medical Association was in town (for their 150th Convention), I emceed the Susan M. Roman Veterinary Scholarship Award Dinner... Read more »

Dogswell, Catswell Pet Treat Recall

Dogswell, Catswell Pet Treat Recall
When will we stop importing from China….This (yet another) pet treat recall is for Dogswell and Catswell - here’s their release on the topic: Dear Fellow Pet Parent: At Dogswell, our number one priority is the safety of our products and the health of our canine and feline customers. We strive to make and sell... Read more »

America's Favorite Veterinarian, The Soul of All Living Creatures: Steve Dale's Pet World

America's Favorite Veterinarian, The Soul of All Living Creatures: Steve Dale's Pet World
Dr. Vint Virga’s book title says it all, “The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human.” Dr. Virga scheduled Steve Dale’s Pet World on his national book tour, and at 1:05 (CDT) kicks off the show. We know that many animals have similar neurochemistry in their brain as people,... Read more »
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Animal Connections: Everyone Wants to be a Vet

Animal Connections: Everyone Wants to be a Vet
It seems every kid wants to grow up to be a veterinarian. “I hear that all the time,” agrees Dr. Christine Jenkins, Group Director of U.S. Veterinary Medical Services at Zoetis (formerly Pfizer Animal Health). “It seems everyone, of all ages, loves to play veterinarian.” Through a new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit called “Animal Connections:... Read more »

Animals Have Souls, Dr. Vint Virga for Tree House Humane

Animals Have Souls, Dr. Vint Virga for Tree House Humane
“The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human” by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Vint Virga – is the perfect title. It’s the inspiring story of how one incident change Virga’s life mission. Definitely a scientist, Virga concedes that animals do have souls, and we can learn from our own pets... Read more »

Veterinary Behavior Symposium: Experts Answer Pet Behavior Questions

Veterinary Behavior Symposium: Experts Answer Pet Behavior Questions
CHICAGO, IL. — These reader pet behavior questions were answered by experts from around the world attending the Veterinary Behavior Symposium July 19 in Chicago, just prior to the 150th Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Members of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and American College of Veterinary Behavior hold this forum... Read more »
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International Association of Human Animal Interactions On Lake Michigan

ALL ABOARD! Mercury Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline Lake Michigan/Chicago River ride, and dogs are welcome on those offered Sunday mornings!  And dogs were welcome on this boat!
Conference of the International Association of Human/Animal Interactions was for the first time ever held in the U.S., in conjunction with the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, July 20-22 in Chicago. Among the special events – a lovely Chicago River/Lake Michigan River on Chicago’s classic Mercury Skyline Cruiseline, sponsored by Greenies. Here re... Read more »
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