Posts in category "pet adoption"

One Tail at Time on WGN Adopt-a-Dog Segment

One Tail at Time on WGN Adopt-a-Dog Segment
Adopt-a-Dog segment features this gal, Shelly on WGN Radio, Steve Cochran and Steve Dale, Tuesday, (August 18) 8:40AM.on 720AM or listen (even watch) HERE. Shelly, a Boston Terrier/Chihuahua mix is from  One Tail at Time. She’s about a year to two years ago, and she’s as sweet as can be. If you’ve never met Shelly before,... Read more »

Orphans of the Storm on WGN to Adopt this Dog: Spread the Word

Orphans of the Storm on WGN to Adopt this Dog: Spread the Word
Orphans of the Storm is the featured monthly shelter tomorrow, July 28  with Steve Cochran on WGN Radio, 840 AM. Listen HERE or at 720AM. Tom Brackney will  introduce listeners (and you can watch online as well) to Ringo. We hope to find a forever home for Ringo, a 6-year old neutered male. Ringo, being... Read more »

Once Abused, Talulah Is Ready for a Home, WGN Radio Adopt-a-Dog

Once Abused, Talulah Is Ready for a Home, WGN Radio Adopt-a-Dog
Adopt a dog with Steve Cochran and Steve Dale on Wednesday, June 24, at 8:35 AM CDT on WGN Radio (720-AM) or listen (and/or watch)  here. Please help a home for this young lady with a flashy smile, Talulah, a 9-month old pit bull-type dog who was confiscated after neighbors witnessed her owner beating her... Read more »
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PetSmart Charities: Take a Selfie with Your Kitty To Show Cat Pride

PetSmart Charities: Take a Selfie with Your Kitty To Show Cat Pride
Cats have an image problem. “They’ve gotten a bad rap with so many stereotypes which simply aren’t true,” says Julie White, PetSmart Charities director of Grants, Programs and Field Initiatives. Here’s a big part of the problem: Cats are more often relinquished to shelters than dogs, and less often adopted, which adds up to more... Read more »

Prom Season for Puppies

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Only in California, at the Helen Woodward Animal Center, just held the 3rd Annual Puppy Prom with both shelter alumni and adoptable orphans. A special congratulations to 2015’s Puppy Prom King – Bengi and Puppy Prom Queen – Paisly Ann. A special highlight was seeing Mabel (Class of 2012) dressed up as Maggie Smith from... Read more »

Adopt Poppie on WGN Radio

Adopt Poppie on WGN Radio
Dog adoption with Steve Cochran & Steve Dale (I somehow think I lose my top Steve billing) on WGN Radio, Tuesday April 28, 8:35AM with Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago. Listen or watch HERE. To adopt, contact the Anti Cruelty Society or me, at Steve@SteveDale.tv. Any why not adopt? Poppie is... Read more »
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Chicago Animal Care & Control Pet Adoption Events, Starting at WGN Radio

Chicago Animal Care & Control Pet Adoption Events, Starting at WGN Radio
Steve Cochran and Steve Dale pair up to adopt Charlie, a 9-pound buff-colored male neutered Chihuahua from Chicago Animal Care & Control. On Tuesday March 23, 8:35AM CDT on WGN Radio. This pup can be yours. Listen at here, or at 720AM. Charlie, who is only a few years old,  is neutered and up-to-date on all... Read more »

Highlights of Twenty Years of Pet Writing

Highlights of Twenty Years of Pet Writing
Summing up twenty years isn’t easy, as I begin my third decade of writing my Tribune Content Agency newspaper column I have a wealth of memories to recall. I was the first journalist to speak with a search and rescue dog handler at the World Trade Center, within 48 hours after September 11, 2001.  Driving... Read more »

Sit Stay Read Improves Literacy

Sit Stay Read Improves Literacy
Sit Stay Read is an amazing Chicago based literacy program. And it really does work – as these trained dogs (offering unconditional love) are really good at listening to kids read, and the kids significantly improve their reading skills, as Sit Stay Read Director of Programs Kate McIlvain explains HERE on WGN Radio on Steve Dale’s Pet... Read more »
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Pet Store Owner Defends Lawsuit Against Ban on Pet Store Sales

Pet Store Owner Defends Lawsuit Against Ban on Pet Store Sales
Dogs and cats sold at pet stores aren’t from puppy mills, where are they from. The proposed ordinance, Chicago Companion Animal & Consumer Protection Ordinance., to limit pet store sales has been held up (for now) by the Federal lawsuit  I speak with CLTV Politics Tonight host Paul Lisnek about it. One of the complaints in the lawsuit... Read more »