Posts in category "animals"

Animal News That's Fit to Click, Sliding Down Things

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Animal News that’s fit to click is all about animals that like to slide down things….from ducklings creating their own water park to kitties sliding down a slide for fun (though mother cat doesn’t think it’s fun). to a dog who’s life couldn’t be more fun. WARNING: You may require a towel to view these... Read more »

Animal News That's Fit To Click!

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Monkeying around — looks like a monkey did my hair in this video….Cat playing ping pong (you read that right)….and I’m clearly a fan of the singer/actress Keisha. Award winning segment – no doubt – well, lots of doubts really…. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list... Read more »

Mountain Gorilla Homes, Rwanda

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Visiting Mountain Gorillas in their homes in Rwanda is the most spiritual thing I’ve ever done. Here, I am standing only about 10 feet in front of wild gorillas, no bars, no cages, and no fear on either side. Behind me, a giant silverback gorilla, a mom and toward the end of the video, you... Read more »
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Animal News That's Fit to Click, Includes Skateboarding Bulldog

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Animals working out, getting into shape, must be the biggest losers…first a monkey that does push ups, then a walrus doing sit ups. Finally, one of those skateboarding Bulldogs. I wonder why so many skateboarding dogs are Bulldogs??? Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely... Read more »

Keep Puppy Mills Out of Illinois, Agrees Paul Vallas

Keep Puppy Mills Out of Illinois, Agrees Paul Vallas
Following my ChicagoNow post regarding Bruce Rauner’s apparent support of Petland , and giving public prop’s to the pet retailer and supplier, Rauner’s camp had no comment. Governor Pat Quinn, however, didn’t dismiss the ‘pet issue.’  Illinois candidate for Lt. Governor Paul Vallas. appeared on WGN Radio’s Steve Dale’s Pet World.  Listen to the interview HERE.... Read more »

Animal News That's Fit to Click with Steve Dale

Animal News that’s fit to click – this week’s installment include a rabid bat that put the bite on a a camper (don’t worry he’s ok), a cat with a mustache more impressive than Tom Selleck’s and a St. Bernard who believes his person is his pillow. Type your email address in the box and... Read more »
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How To Make Ringworm Go Away, Fact from Fiction

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Ringworm is a common problem in families, many animal species are susceptible…including people and cats, as well as dogs and lots of other critters. Once ringworm is in the environment, it can spread form one species to another. The Winn Feline Foundation recently funded a study to help veterinary dermatologist Dr. Karen Moriello discover how to... Read more »

Ebola and Pets: Decisions Need to be Made

Ebola and Pets: Decisions Need to be Made
There’s an abundance of concern regarding the Ebola virus anyway, it’s scary….and now that people are thinking that dogs  may get the disease, the concern has grown, and not only among pet owners. There are several reasons for this. While it appears dogs can harbor the Ebola virus, it seems they successfully mount an immune... Read more »

Ebola Virus and Pets

Ebola Virus and Pets
Ebola Virus and pets are topics on your mind, and here are only a pawful I received over the past few days for my Tribune Content Agency newspaper column. Updates regarding Ebola and animals from the American Veterinary Medical Association, click HERE.  Q: Can dogs and cats get the Ebola virus? If the answer is... Read more »
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September is Emergency Preparedness Month - Your Pets Ready?

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September is National Emergency Preparedness Month.  Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association offers some handy tips. 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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