Posts in category "pets"

Holly's Miracle: SPCA Puerto Vallarta

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SPCA Puerto Vallarta is more than an animal shelter, it’s like a spa for animals. Here’s what mostly happens, the animals are sent to foster families in the U.S. or Canada, and then successfully adopted. Sometimes they’re adopted directly to families visiting Puerto Vallarta. The bottom line is that the animals that need it receive veterinary... Read more »

Steve Dale's Pet World: Ten Years of National Radio

Steve Dale's Pet World: Ten Years of National Radio
Ten years of hosting nationally syndicated Steve Dale’s Pet World means that by speaking with four to five phone callers each week, I’ve talked with and hopefully helped well over 2,000 pet owners. What’s most important are the dozens of email, and return calls from listeners saying that the advice I’ve offered has helped their... Read more »

SPCA Puerto Vallarta, A Spa or a Shelter?

SPCA Puerto Vallarta, A Spa or a Shelter?
“The street dogs and cats in Mexico are the lucky ones; at least they can find food in the trash, and maybe beg from tourists,” says Janice Chatterton, founder/president of the SPCA Puerto Vallarta. “I wanted to find a way to help dogs kept tied up on rooftops where I’ve seen the ropes cut into... Read more »
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Adopt a Pit Bull, Steve and Steve Help Find a Home

Adopt a Pit Bull, Steve and Steve Help Find a Home
Rescuing dogs called pit bulls is what Chicago Blackhawk Bryan Bickell and his wife Amanda do. On Tuesday, January 27 Amanda will be with Steve Cochran and Steve Dale, on their monthly segment – Steve and Steve Adopt-A-Pet on WGN Radio. Cifford (Cliff to his friends) is what a dog is supposed to be: Pure... Read more »

Alderman James Cappleman Understands the Social Value of Pets

Alderman James Cappleman Understands the Social Value of Pets
Alderman James Cappleman understands the community value simply of people being outside simply walking their dogs. Cappleman is a licensed clinical social worker, so he’s actually researched the issue. Listen HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World to hear the Alderman tell how one woman wouldn’t die until she could said ‘goodbye’ to her dog. And interestingly... Read more »

Metra Taking Puppy Step to be More Dog Friendly

Metra Taking Puppy Step to be More Dog Friendly
Metra may finally be more pet friendly as customers who want to bring their pets along for the train ride may soon be able to do so, at least on weekends, at least on one route. It’s a start, I suppose. The agency said Friday(January 23)  that if its board approves, it expects to begin... Read more »
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James Cappleman: Alderman with a Heart, and Pet Love

James Cappleman: Alderman with a Heart, and Pet Love
Alderman (46th ward) James Cappleman is on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio,  Sunday January 26, 6:30 AM CDT. Listen HERE or 720AM I am about to prove what was thought to be impossible – some public officials have great heart. Cappleman comes from a family of compassion, so perhaps it’s no surprise. He’ll tell... Read more »

Onion Broth for Pets

Onion Broth for Pets
Q: I know dogs shouldn’t be fed onions, but what about a small amount of organic chicken or vegetable broth — even if onion is an ingredient — added to my dog’s dry or wet food? Would that be considered safe since there are no actual pieces of onion in the broth?  J.W., Las Vegas,... Read more »

Unlikely Animal Friends

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An orangutan and a dog as best pals makes perfect sense, but how about piglets and a tiger. Sometimes nature is hard to figure out….but adorable. (Thanks to Dennis Damon for the post)   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you... Read more »
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Quinn Rejected Bobcat Hunting Before Leaving Office

Quinn Rejected Bobcat Hunting Before Leaving Office
Bobcats and Mountain Lions are an American treasure just as Lions and Tigers are in Africa and Asia. If Lion or Tiger hunting were allowed there would be an outcry here. Yet, in Illinois, some consider and advocate for hunting Bobcat.  As one of his last acts as Governor, Pat Quinn vetoed legislation that would... Read more »