Posts in category "Therapy dog"

Pets Are Good for Us, Human-Animal Interaction Experts Meeting

Pets Are Good for Us, Human-Animal Interaction Experts Meeting
The magic solution for good health has four legs and a tail. It turns out that sharing your life with a pet is good for you. “We know that there are positive neurochemical changes that occur by merely walking down the street and seeing a dog,” says Rebecca Johnson, president of the International Association of... Read more »

Pet Greeting Cards, Pet Photography, Holiday Pet Safety: WGN Radio Petcast

Pet Greeting Cards, Pet Photography, Holiday Pet Safety: WGN Radio Petcast
Listen HERE to this howliday Steve Dale’s Pet World WGN Radio PETCAST: Radio personality Lise Dominique is a huge animal lover, and walks the walk.  She tells the story of how she fell in love with Big Poppa, a senior citizen dog in need of a home, nearly toothless and then obese pup,  ”He was... Read more »

Talking Pets with Bill Moller on WGN Radio

Talking Pets with Bill Moller on WGN Radio
Pet Behavior segment on WGN Radio with Bill Moller - Listen here for this week’s I begin with a special presentation to Bill. It’s a toy for cat or dogs which you drop kibble on. For pets who inhale their food and then it comes right back up (Uck!) or for just leaving something out... Read more »
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Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound: Advantages of Dog Walking

Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound: Advantages of Dog Walking
The International Association of Humane Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) president is Rebecca Johnson, director of human/animal interaction University of Missouri. Johnson, also the author of “Walk A Hound Lose a Pound.” Listen HERE – from Steve Dale’s Pet World, as Johnson explains the many benefits of simply walking a dog. - Neighborhood with many people walking dogs... Read more »

WGN Petcast: Getting Wild with Gorillas, Renting with Pets, Service Dogs for PTSD Veterans

WGN Petcast: Getting Wild with Gorillas, Renting with Pets, Service Dogs for PTSD Veterans
Listen HERE (may take a moment to load) to this adventurous WGN Radio Petcast…. Just returned from Africa trekking the Virunga volcanoes in Rwanda to see mountain gorillas. What was that like? Hacking our way through forest, we’d reach the gorillas, and often times as we observed they’d come within inches. In one case, my... Read more »

American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

Backstage before the Hero Dog Awards Show, I apparently surprise Betty White. She wrote the forewords to my ebooks "Good Dog!" and 'Good Cat" and I've interviewed her many many times.
Wow! What a Gala event, the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, held October 6, 2012 at the classic Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (same place the Golden Globes are). The emcee was Kristin Chenoweth, as seven hero dogs (in seven categories) were hailed by the celebrity audience for what they do everyday. One... Read more »
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