Posts in category "dog behavior"

Busting Barking Dogs with Shock Collars in Schaumburg

Busting Barking Dogs with Shock Collars in Schaumburg
Dog is barking the backyard, may be disturbing you and/or your neighbors. Who do you call? Barkbusters? Nope, not if you live in Schaumburg, IL you may call the local your own village hall and they will loan you an e-collar. A little zap, and the theory goes that the dog will stop barking. Here’s... Read more »

Vacation with Your Dog

Vacation with Your Dog
When the family takes a vacation – increasingly, it’s the entire family enjoying the get-away.  Nearly a third of all dog owners now take their pup with on vacation, according to the 2013-2014 American Pet Products Association National Pet Owners Survey. Additionally, six percent of cat owners tote their kitty on vacation. In both cases,... Read more »

"Decoding Your Dog:" Behavior Advice From Experts

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“Decoding Your Dog,” - the book I co-edited with Dr. Debra Horwitz and Dr. John Ciribassi, and authored by members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists explains usual and unusual dog behaviors, both. When it comes to barking at other dogs, veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta says patience and persistence are key. And what... Read more »
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Pet Questions Answered on WGN Radiio

Pet Questions Answered on WGN Radiio
Steve Dale’s PetWorld on WGN Radio featured you – as I simply talk to you, answering your questions. Listener Phyllis has a Bedlington Terrier who loves to chase the family cat around the house and Perry wanted to know about using an in-home veterinarian for cats. Listen HERE to the show. I refer to the... Read more »

35 Years Ago You Wrote 'Good Dog,' I Want Your Latest Book

35 Years Ago You Wrote 'Good Dog,' I Want Your Latest Book
Q: Many years ago, I used your ebook “Good Dog! Practical Answers to Behavior Questions” to guide me. Now, 35 years later, I’m getting a new dog. Where can I find your latest book? — M.V., via cyberspace A: Actually, “Good Dog” was published only three years ago, in 2011. Either you are doing your math... Read more »

Animal News That's Fit To Click!

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Here I am presenting deejay dog a dog playing with his shadow and most peculiar of all a squirelly squirrel hiding nuts in a dog’s fur. You’ve never seen me like this before. At least you don’t have to search for these oddball stories –  I do the work for you. Type your email address... Read more »
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Steve Dale in Kankakee to Decode Your Dogs

Steve Dale in Kankakee to Decode Your Dogs
“Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” is a book I co-edited with Dr. Debra Horwitz and Dr. John Ciribassi.  The authors are the members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists….You asked me to make an appearance outside Chicago – how about... Read more »

Citizens for Canine Attack Prevention Seek to Prevent Pit Bulls

Citizens for Canine Attack Prevention Seek to Prevent Pit Bulls
Citizens for Canine Attack Prevention, by all accounts,supports breed specific legislation (banning any dog referred to as a pit bill, and perhaps adding in other breeds). This group is holding a rally, or an ‘education program,’ as I was told to “educate the public regarding dangerous dog breeds.” There will be music, dance and theatrical... Read more »

Safe Humane Chicago Reaching Out for Support

Safe Humane Chicago Reaching Out for Support
Safe Humane Chicago does exactly what the name says, this non-profit helps to encourage humane education. Your support can help to place animals out of Chicago Animal Care & Control and into foster homes, or forever homes….watch over court case dogs who otherwise don’t have a voice and support animal welfare education in neighborhoods where... Read more »
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Rain Is In Anti-Cruelty Society Forecast

Rain Is In Anti-Cruelty Society Forecast
E-collars are offered by the village of Schaumburg to people who have barking dogs, called the Bark Collar Loan Program. Listen HERE to my WGN Radio show as I describe why I don’t believe this is a good idea. This program could be inhumane, and definitely won’t solve a barking dog problem. Next, week we... Read more »
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