Posts in category "Pit Bulls"

Position Statement from Veterinarians Says Breed Bans Never Work

Position Statement from Veterinarians Says Breed Bans Never Work
Do breed specific bans make any sense? The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) looked at the issue, and crafted a science documented position statement, as described HERE by AVSAB’s past president Dr. Valli Parthasarathy on Steve Dale’s Pet World.  AVSAB notes that more effective that  breed bans and focusing on the (presumed) breed... Read more »

Stem Cell Therapy Saved Julia Szabo's Dog, and Saved Her

Stem Cell Therapy Saved Julia Szabo's Dog, and Saved Her
Stem cell therapy saved Julia Szabo’s dog, as she explains on Steve Dale’s Pet World,  on my Black Dog Radio Productions nationally syndicated radio show. Listen HERE.  Szabo is the author of “Medicine Dog: The Miraculous Cure That Healed My Best Friend Saved My Life.”  Aside from saving her dog Sam – or at least... Read more »

Stem Cell Therapy Save Her Dog, And Saved Her

Stem Cell Therapy Save Her Dog, And Saved Her
The same remedy that healed journalist Julia Szabo’s dog wound up saving her life. Part of Szabo’s book, “Medicine Dog: The Miraculous Cure that Healed My Best Friend and Saved My Life” (Lyon’s Press, Guilford, CT, 2014; $16.47), is devoted to a black pit bull who found a sort of fountain of youth through stem... Read more »
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Fitness Formula Donates Towels to Animal Control, and Rainbow Brightens the Day

Fitness Formula Donates Towels to Animal Control, and Rainbow Brightens the Day
Chicago Animal Care & Control needs towels – and I have mentioned on the air, and some of you have dropped off towels. But Daniela Spaid. director of Marketing and Public Relations Fitness Formula Club has hundreds of towels which there are clubs are donating. Listen HERE on Steve Dale’s PetWorld  (where you can hear other archived... Read more »

Thunderstorm Anxiety; Fighting Cats; Pit Bulls: New Research from Veterinary Behavior Symposium

Thunderstorm Anxiety; Fighting Cats; Pit Bulls: New Research from Veterinary Behavior Symposium
DENVER, CO. — A nutritional supplement with green tea as a primary ingredient can help dogs with thunderstorm anxiety; a new tool to inspire peace among dueling cats; and what it means to be called a pit bull when you’re a shelter dog. Investigators revealed their findings on these and other study topics during the... Read more »

Dogs Attack at a Birthday Party

Dogs Attack at a Birthday Party
Image two dogs identified as pit bulls running from nowhere, terrifying kids at a backyard birthday party. That’s exactly what happened on August 4 on Chicago’s South Side. And the result was the mauling of an innocent 6-year old boy, who remains in the hospital. The adults at the party acted fast to stop it... Read more »
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Poured Acid Over Pit Bull: Breed Isn't the Issue People Are

Poured Acid Over Pit Bull: Breed Isn't the Issue People Are
A pet rescue organization says a female pit bull mix in southeastern New Mexico,  is recovering after someone poured acid on her. This story illustrates yet again, how even abused dogs seem to forgive people – even dogs we refer to as pit bulls. In fact, it’s these dogs who may be the most common... Read more »

America's Next Favorite Veterinarian on Steve Dale's Pet World

America's Next Favorite Veterinarian on Steve Dale's Pet World
Dr. Natalie Marks is on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio on August 3 for a very personal program – and you’ll hear why, 6:35 AM CDT on August 3. Listen at 720AM or HERE. Dr. Marks is one of 20 veterinarians being considered for the American Veterinary Medical Foundation America’s Favorite Veterinarian. While the... Read more »

Pit Bulls, the All-American Dog

Pit Bulls, the All-American Dog
Pits Bulls are the All-American dog – at least dogs we call them Pits. Of course, in reality, these are mostly dogs of a certain phenotype or a certain ‘look.’ In fact, take any five Golden Retrievers or West Highland White Terriers, and genetically they have much in common – aside from being dogs, moreover... Read more »
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Best Friends: Pit Bull and Chihuahua

Best Friends: Pit Bull and Chihuahua
So there’s this dog wandering around Savannah, GA – a dog most people would identify as a pit bull carrying a Chihuahua in it’s mouth. Many might leap to the conclusion that the pit bull-type dog attacked the Chihuahua. And apparently that’s exactly what happened, as some residents made that assumption. Closer inspection from animal... Read more »
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