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Environmental Enrichment for Cats

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Cats live longer and safer lives indoors….truly, indoor cats rarely get hit by cars or chased down by coyotes, or interact with cats who can spread infectious disease. However, life should be interesting. And a boring life indoors can even lead to illness. Enriching the environment is actually fun (and may be creative) for people,... Read more »

Governor Pat Quinn Helps to Find Home for Anti Cruelty Dog on WGN Radio

with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in Green Room waiting to go on, as Anti Cruelty Society President Dr. Robyn Barbiers gets love from Marvin.
Governor Pat Quinn kicks off our fist monthly Steve & Steve pet adoption segment on WGN Radio. Dog lover Steve Cochran has consented to do this Steve & Steve pet adoption thing every month (the last Tuesday of each month in the 9 a.m. hour). Listen HERE to what is – as far as I... Read more »

Breed Specific Diets are a Good Idea

Breed Specific Diets are a Good Idea
Nutritionist Dr. Jill Cline of Royal Canin says that while a dog is a dog is a dog, there are individual breed differences obviously. A Beagle just doesn’t look or act like your average Labrador Retriever. So, if you can feed a breed special diet, why not? Cline is a favorite guest on Steve Dale’s... Read more »
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Choosing the Right Flea Product to Protect Your Family

Choosing the Right Flea Product to Protect Your Family
Picking a flea or tick product at a big-box store is typically a decision made on impulse, because the box is a pretty color or maybe the name of the product is recognizable, or maybe what’s on sale but these aren’t really the right reasons says Dr. Michael Dryden, veterinary parasitologist at Kansas State University.... Read more »

Pet Store Limits Are a Start, And Clearly the Public Supports Closing of Puppy Mills

Pet Store Limits Are a Start, And Clearly the Public Supports Closing of Puppy Mills
Standing up against puppy mills is exactly what Cook County has done, becoming the first county in America to do so. Also at least 50 cities have done the same, ranging from Chicago, Phoenix, San Diego and Los Angeles to a mounting list of mid-sized and smaller towns.  And like a runaway train, more cities... 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 »
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Dr. Natalie Marks: My Favorite Veterinarian

Dr. Natalie Marks: My Favorite Veterinarian
Veterinarians often have better connections to their clients than human patients have to their own medical doctors. I knew our 15 1/2-year old miniature Australian Shepherd Lucy was declining, but she was holding her own as I left town several years ago to speak at a veterinary conference. A day later, my wife, Robin, phoned... Read more »

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 »
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Dr. Shelly Rubin on WGN Radio Talking Emergency Care and Pets

Dr. Shelly Rubin on WGN Radio Talking Emergency Care and Pets
Dr. Shelly Rubin returns to Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. Listen HERE as Dr. Rubin talks about all sorts of topics….protecting pets in the heat and when a pet overheats so much that emergency medical care may be needed, arthritic pets and what to do about it; obesity in pets; what can happen if... Read more »
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