Posts tagged "adopting dogs"

Adopt a Dog From Glencoe Hoarding Case

Adopt a Dog From Glencoe Hoarding Case
The first of 40 or so dogs confiscated May 13 in a dog hoarding case can be adopted Tuesday, May 26 in the monthly adopt a dog segment with the Steve Cochran Show and myself, 8:35 AM CDT on WGN Radio. Listen HERE, or 720AM. This is one of too many dogs at Tails of Hope in... Read more »

Chicago Canine Rescue Pet Adoption on WGN Radio

Chicago Canine Rescue Pet Adoption on WGN Radio
Chicago Canine Rescue is the next shelter to offer a pet adoption with Steve Cochran on WGN Radio  on October 28 (tomorrow) 9:10 AM CDT on WGN Radio, 720AM or listen or view streaming live video – so you can see King  HERE. But you can get ahead in line, first come, first serve. King is... Read more »

Remember Me Thursday, Light A Candle for Pet Adoption

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Remember Me Thursday is about remembering animals not adopted….they’re more than just a number. Details about Mike Arms, president and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rancho Santa Fe, CA created day to light virtual and real candles around the world, HERE. David Backes talks about Remember Me Thursday on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio,... Read more »
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Anti Cruelty Bark in the Park Benefits Chicago's Oldest Animal Care Center

Roz Varon and Hosea Sanders of WLS-TV, officially begin the 20th Annual Bark in the Park in Lincoln Park (photo by Yousef Seidu)
Anti Cruelty Society held their 20th Annual Bark in the Park on May 3 in Lincoln Park, near Montrose Beach….thousands of people and dogs showed up on a beautiful day for a stroll in the park. This is now considered Chicago’s official kick-off to Spring. If you missed the event, here are some highlights:  ... Read more »

Mutt Bombing Craze Encourages Dog Adoptions

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Muttbombing or mutt bombing (spelling still hasn’t been made clear) is the latest craze to encourage pet adoptions. Here’s Jeanne Moos of CNN (the Canine News Network?) reporting on this trend, which I love….I hope someone mutt bombs me. Or better, cat bombs.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create... Read more »

Adopting Stray Dogs of Sochi

Adopting Stray Dogs of Sochi
Q: How can ordinary Americans help the stray dogs live in Sochi, Russia? N. D, Hartford, CT A: Unless you know someone already in the region, it may be very difficult to adopt a dog from Sochi, not to mention expensive. And frankly why would you? I can assure you that if you visit your... Read more »
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Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut

Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut
Chicago Canine Rescue’s (CCR) 10th Annual block party and Mutt Strut (at Newport and Southport Avenues) to support pet adoption is October 5, 11:30 AM. The walk itself steps off at noon and goes north to Wrigley Field, and then back around – it’s an easy walk – as you can see the trees start to turn... Read more »

Pints for Pits

Pints for Pits
Toast a pit bull at Pints for Pits, and at the same time join in watching a Chicago Blackhawks road game at Red Ivy (3525 N. Clark St., near Addison), the final game of the regular reason. The benefit supports Chicago Loves Pits,  a non-profit founded by Chicago Blackhawk Bryan Bickell and fiance Amanda. April 27, at 7 p.m., watch... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawk Bryan Bickell Walks the Walk for Pit Bulls

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Chicago Blackhawk Bryan Bickell and fiance Amanda aren’t just walking dogs herre….They’re standing up for dogs that in some circles are called pit bulls. Dogs with ‘the pit bull look’ are banned in Ontario (where they’re from) and banned in random places around America. Truth is that if there’s an All-American dog, it’s these guys!... Read more »
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Dog Training 101; Old Shelter, New Look; Pet Rabbits: Steve Dale's Pet World

Dog Training 101; Old Shelter, New Look; Pet Rabbits: Steve Dale's Pet World
Dog training is the topic when we start the show, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, starting 1 p.m. CDT on March 30, www.wgnradio.com or 720 AM.  Renown dog trainers Wendy DeCarlo-Young and Dennis Damon of the Dog Obedience Group will show me how to “sit.” Perhaps, I will also roll over. Most important,... Read more »