Archive for September 2013

ProHeart 6, An Alternative to Prevent Heartworm in Dogs

ProHeart 6, An Alternative to Prevent Heartworm in Dogs
About half of all dog owners do not protect their pooches from heartworm, and those who purchase product often forget to use it (American Heartworm Society).  One reason is that people simply forget to five their dog the product. One solution is a dose that works for six months, called ProHeart 6.  On Steve Dale’s Pet... Read more »

Veterinarian Serving U.S. Army Reserve Surprises Daughter

Veterinarian Serving U.S. Army Reserve Surprises Daughter
Although the Wisconsin Badgers slammed the Purdue Boilermakers 41 to 10 Saturday, September 21, the 80,000 fans watching the game most remember an event that occurred during an extended time out. As often happens at Badger games, a member of the military is honored. At this game, 13-year old Bella Lund made her way on... Read more »

What Does A Fox REALLY Say?

What Does A Fox REALLY Say?
In answer to the trendy music video ‘What Does a Fox Say?’ Here’s how foxes really sound.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
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What Does the Fox Say

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‘What Does the Fox Say.” Don’t know why it’s caught on – but with millions of hits, it sure is the hottest video out there. Watch to see the secret of the fox. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can... Read more »

ACES International Conference

2013 ACES International Conference was held in San Diego, sponsored by and created by Mike Arms of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rio Santa Fe, CA.  Experts from various disciplines come together to learn about best practices regarding animal welfare.
ACES International Conference is a meeting of experts from around the nation (even around the world)  to offer information on best practices, and offer continuing education for those who work in or volunteer at animal shelters and facilities and those who are in rescue organizations. One highlight was Remember Me Thursday, a new initiative to... Read more »

Singing Mice: Animal News

Singing Mice: Animal News
People defend themselves with weaponry. Scientists have discovered that at least two species of mice have a totally different strategy, they sing. Anyone with pet rats or mice know they make all sorts of vocalizations…of course, most species on the planet do. Our cats purr, and we know the chirping of birds – which we... Read more »
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Dog Camp & Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut: Steve Dale's Pet World

Dog Camp & Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut: Steve Dale's Pet World
You can have more fun with your best friends than at Camp Dogwood…. as Alysa Slay will describe, it’s not too late to sign up for the next camp session, October 11-14.. Alyssa talks with me Sunday morning at 6:35 on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, 720 or listen online Animal News: Singing Mice.... Read more »

Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut

Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut
Chicago Canine Rescue’s (CCR) 10th Annual block party and Mutt Strut (at Newport and Southport Avenues) to support pet adoption is October 5, 11:30 AM. The walk itself steps off at noon and goes north to Wrigley Field, and then back around – it’s an easy walk – as you can see the trees start to turn... Read more »

Tickling a Lizard

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Lizard loves to have tummy rubbed, a Mali Uromastyx (or spiny tailed lizard) has a great personality. Want proof? I believe this lizard, the bearded dragon and Northern blue-tongue skinks are the three top lizard who don’t mind, and may even enjoy being handled. It seems this lizard was a Cocker Spaniel in another life.... Read more »
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Firefighter Saves Kitten

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After fighting a fire – investigating to insure everyone is out, a firefighter spotted a lifeless kitten. Now, watch what happens Warning: Watching this video requires a tissue (or several). A SAD Update – the kitten didn’t make it through the night, due to smoke damage – and succumbed.  The point though, is that oxygen... Read more »