Posts in category "animals"

Floppy Snake

Floppy Snake
A snake-like amphibian dubbed the floppy snake has been discovered in a drained river in Brazil. News reports quickly began to compare the ancient amphibian species (not really a snake) to a human penis, just in case you haven’t heard. The eyeless amphibian, Atretochoana eiselti was discovered at the bottom of the Madeira River in Rondonia state... Read more »

Coyote Problems: Protecting Pets, What to Do

Coyote Problems: Protecting Pets, What to Do
Q: I’m concerned about coyotes; the problem is worse than ever around here. I’m especially worried about my little Bichon Frise, who has no way to defend herself. Recently, there was a coyote attack nearby on a dog who didn’t survive. I don’t want this to happen to my dog. Any advice? — C.G., Schaumburg,... Read more »

Teenage African Animal Killer

Teenage African Animal Killer
African wildlife is disappearing. That’s not my opinion, it’s a fact. In some places there are no rhino’s left  -none; hyenas in some places too numerous as a result of so few lion; African wild dogs are gone from much of their previous range and the same is true for a myriad of other animals;... Read more »
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New Wasp Species Named for Shakira, Degeneres, Colbert, Fallon and Stewart

New Wasp Species Named for Shakira, Degeneres, Colbert, Fallon and Stewart
New species are still being discovered on the planet. While nearly all large mammals have likely been identified, it seems many insects remain a mystery.   Dr. Eduardo Shimbori and Dr. Scott Shaw in the eastern Andes mountains of Ecuador discovered some Aleiodes. very small wasps—only four to nine millimeters long. They all belong to a... Read more »

Pet Food Recalls and Issues with Alltech on Steve Dale's Pet World

Pet Food Recalls and Issues with Alltech on Steve Dale's Pet World
Alltech 30th Symposium 2014 called WHAT IF is May 18 to 21 in Lexington, KY. It will be attended by over 2,000 folks from 59 countries. It’s easy to attend either in person, or online. From WGN Radio,  Steve Dale’s Pet World  listen HERE to my conversation with Aidan Connolly, vice-president corporate accounts at Alltech.... Read more »

Rabbit Island, a Stampede of Rabbits

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Rabbits are now a world’s top tourist destination.  Just a couple miles off the coast of Takehara, Japan, lies a small island with a dark history, wild parks and a large population of rabbits all eager for tourist attention. Okunoshima, which is nicknamed Rabbit Island, has a circumference of just 2.5 miles and attracts thousands... Read more »
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Does Your Pet Look Like a Celebrity?

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What celebrity does your pet look like – here are some fun examples:                   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.

Owl Cafes: The Latest Craze

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Tokyo, one of the world’s largest and most hi-tech metropolises, is known for having quirky hangouts, from love hotels, to hammock-themed restaurants to cat cafes where people can enjoy feline company without the hassle of emptying the litter box. Now, the latest trend hitting Tokyo’s is the owl café, where patrons can have a steamer while observing these majestic... Read more »

Pet Health Expo in Chicago

Pet Health Expo in Chicago
Pet Health Expo is Sunday April 27, and another chance to have me sign your copy of “Decoding Your Dog,” which you can purchase at the event., or to have co-editor veterinary behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi sign a copy of this book authored by members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. I will be... Read more »
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BlogPaws, Pet Bloggers are a Game Changer

BlogPaws, Pet Bloggers are a Game Changer
BlogPaws Co-Founder Tom Collins talks about how people interested in the latest pet info might keep up to date with BlogPaws member bloggers, and about the upcoming BlogPaws conference. Listen HERE as Collins offers tips on Steve Dale’s Pet World on how to determine if a blogger is credible, or perhaps not so much. One... Read more »
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