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Goats on Train Tracks

Goats on Train Tracks
Why did the goat cross the railroad tracks? Railway authorities in Catalonia, Spain are investigating after a herd of 17 goats mysteriously wound up in an underground train station in the city of Terrassa. Surprised commuters snapped photos and posted videos online as they watched the goats delicately pick their way along the tracks. The... Read more »

Internet Cat Festival Purrs in Chicago

Internet Cat Festival Purrs in Chicago
The Internet Cat Video Festival: This year’s kitty rumpus will be held at the Metro (3730 N. Clark St.)  will feature a new selection of videos programmed by Will Braden, creator of “Henri, Le Chat Noir” on Saturday, September 6. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to dote upon adoptable cats and kittens, participate in feline-themed... Read more »

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 »
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Town Goes to the Dog: Mayor is a Dog

Town Goes to the Dog: Mayor is a Dog
Finally, a public official that everyone can trust. Guaranteed, this mayor will never tell a lie. And this Mayor is 7-years old. His name is Duke. He’s a Great Pyrenees.  Voters in Cormorant elected Duke by a landslide. The 12 people in the village each paid $1 to cast a vote, though it’s uncertain why... Read more »

Lauren Bacall Shows Off Her Dog

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Lauren Bacall, who passed away on August 11, was one of the greatest movie stars – ever….a true legend. I interviewed her once, while at (appropriately) the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. I don’t have any video of that. So, here’s actress and dog lover Glenn Close in an up-close and very personal look at... Read more »

Koko the Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams

Koko the Gorilla Mourns Robin Williams
Robin Williams will always be remember for his comic brilliance. He was known to be a personally empathetic person. You can see it in many of  his roles, and with his interactions with Koko the noted lowland gorilla who communicates with sign language. In 2001, Williams met Koko for the first time. The Gorilla Foundation posted video... Read more »
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Cruise for Dogs on Lake Michigan, Steve Dale's Pet World

Cruise for Dogs on Lake Michigan, Steve Dale's Pet World
Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio begins with a plea for used towels, which Chicago Animal Care & Control can use. If you have a dozen or a few dozen towels, you can drop them off at the shelter, 2741 S, Western Ave. If you operate a hotel/motel/health club, and have access to hundreds of... Read more »

Chicago Canine Cruise on WGN Radio

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Chicago’s Canine Cruise is one of those wonderful architecture cruises that goes out on Lake Michigan, but this one is for dogs. On WGN (720AM or listen HERE) Sunday (July 20) 6:35AM CDT as I talk with Holly Agra of Mercuy Chicago’s Skyline Cruiseline on  Steve Dale’s Pet Wold about this fun voyage, and how it... Read more »

Patriotic Dog Celebrates America

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Here’s a dog singing along with the national anthem.   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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Noodles in Good Morning America Competition

Noodles in Good Morning America Competition
  Noodles the Wonder Dog, a mixed-breed dog, adopted from the Anti Cruelty Society, is in the Good Morning America “Dog vs. Dog” competition. Instead of chasing postal workers, Noodles can get the mail himself by hopping on a mailbox. He can jump through hoops, play the piano, and sometimes performs on stage. Details on... Read more »
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