Posts in category "fish"

Rockfish Plastic Surgery, Receives Glass Eye

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In a first-of-its-kind operation at the Vancouver Aquarium, surgeons gave two rockfish a prosthetic glass eye to stop other fish from harassing them in the tank for their disability. The fish had one of its eyes removed years ago when cataracts didn’t heal, Vancouver Aquarium head veterinarian Dr. Martin Haulena, with help from Dr. Lesanna... Read more »

White House Security Breach; Secret Service is Outfoxed

White House Security Breach; Secret Service is Outfoxed
President Obama’s life is likely not endangered, and the issues are more related to squirrels and gardening than national security. But the secret service has, so far, be stymied by the White House intruder. This uninvited guest with a bushy tail has gone about his business unimpeded despite the best efforts of the Secret Service.... Read more »

Global Pet Expo

Welcome to Global Pet Expo - Purrs to the thousands of attendees
Global Pet Expo, largest pet trade show, March 12-14, Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL featuring about 1,000 exhibitors, about 3,000 booths and as many new products. The American Pet Products Association show attacked dozens of journalists who blog and broadcast about pets as well as several celebrities including baseball and animal welfare legend Tony LaRussa and... Read more »

Zoobiquity Means One Health, Steve Dale's Pet World

Zoobiquity Means One Health, Steve Dale's Pet World
It’s been called one health or comparative medicine, and now the in-vogue term is Zoobiquity to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet. The 3rd Zoobiquity Conference was held in New York City on November 2, attended by nearly 400 veterinarians, physicians, students and various health professionals at both Rockefeller University and the... Read more »

Animal Control Director with Steve Dale WGN, and Brilliant Dr. Dunbar

Animal Control Director with Steve Dale WGN, and Brilliant Dr. Dunbar
Steve Dale’s Pet World features the first radio interview with Sandra Alfred, executive director of Chicago’s Animal Care and Control at 1:05 p.m. CDT. There’s tons to talk about, as Sandra took over – frankly a mess – and now has CACC moving in the right direction.  Alfred is also the current President of  the... Read more »

Zebrafish Offer Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease

Zebrafish Offer Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease
Dogs are often used in models to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, and millions is spent on studying the horrible illness. It turns out that an important clue to better understand how the disease begins comes from a rather unexpected place, zebrafish. Scientists at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA report that studies with zebrafish... Read more »

The 5 Podcasts Of Christmas: Karen Pryor Queen Of the Clicker

All week long, I look back at some of my favorite WLS-AM Podcasts in 2010. Karen Pryor with me and one of our cats Steve Dale Petcast with Karen Pryor: Listen Here Imagine spending an entire hour with Karen Pryor. Her 2010 release, “Reaching the Animal Mind” is now considered a classic, as was her... Read more »

Karen Pryor on Steve Dale's Pet World

One-hour with the Queen of Operant Conditioning, Karen Pryor. Listen to my wide ranging 890-AM  WLS podcast, as the legendary Karen Pryor and discuss everything from Oscar training (as in a kind of fish) to playing games with your dog which dogs help invent the rules. Other topics range from Cesar Millan to kleptomaniac Dalmatians.... Read more »

Hail to the Chief Veterinarian

I now know what all the commotion was about in Atlanta at the AVMA Convention. Streets were closed, secret service was everywhere. I thought it was for this guy: But instead could it have been for this guy? On July 30,, Dr. Larry Kornegay was installed at the new President of the American Veterinary Medical... Read more »

American Humane Behavior and Training Advisory Committee

I’ve supported and promoted the Animal Behavior Research Institute website since its inception several years back as the best place for professionals to go to for pet behavior information. The site is free and also open to the public. So anyone can sneak in and watch superstars in the world of animal behavior instruct their... Read more »
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