Posts tagged "adopting pets"

Quatro Patinhas NGO presents: Priceless Pets

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Better than buying a life is saving one. I will work – FOR FREE – for the first pet store chain that does this! Instead of selling dogs and cats (don’t know about puppy mills in Brazil where this took place, but I do know that it’s puppy mills and commercial facilities who supply pet... Read more »

Uptown Pup: I'm Adopted Hallelujah

Uptown Pup: I'm Adopted Hallelujah
Fun parody – if you haven’t already seen it, may get you up and moving – perhaps to you local animal shelter to adopt. This video from East Bay SPCA, Oakland, CA. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt... Read more »

Chicago Animal Care & Control: Meet Your Valentine

Chicago Animal Care & Control: Meet Your Valentine
Meet Your March event at Chicago Animal Care & Control, 2741 S. Western Ave. on February 14 and 15. Visit the city facility and choose a new best friend, and also shop at the pet boutique market  -how romantic. I will be there Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to answer pet behavior questions. All adoptions... Read more »
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David Backes, Athletes for Animals with Steve Dale

David Backes, Athletes for Animals with Steve Dale
David Backes of the St. Louis Blues will be on my WGN Radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, tomorrow (Sunday) March 21, 6:30AM CDT. Listen HERE, or 720AM. He talks about Remember Me Thursday, an international initiative of Mike Arms of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in California to remember the pets no adopted. They’re... Read more »

Wight-Way Rescue's Future; Pooh-Pee App; Raining Cats & Dogs on Steve Dale's Pet World

Wight-Way Rescue's Future; Pooh-Pee App; Raining Cats & Dogs on Steve Dale's Pet World
It must be important to know what all the dogs in the neighborhood to know who the top dog is. Now, there really is an app for everything – the Pooh-Pee Tracker App. This new app allows you to mark your pet’s pooh and pee locations. The app can also  coordinate and connect those locations... Read more »

ACES International Conference

2013 ACES International Conference was held in San Diego, sponsored by and created by Mike Arms of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rio Santa Fe, CA.  Experts from various disciplines come together to learn about best practices regarding animal welfare.
ACES International Conference is a meeting of experts from around the nation (even around the world)  to offer information on best practices, and offer continuing education for those who work in or volunteer at animal shelters and facilities and those who are in rescue organizations. One highlight was Remember Me Thursday, a new initiative to... Read more »
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Dog Camp & Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut: Steve Dale's Pet World

Dog Camp & Chicago Canine Rescue Mutt Strut: Steve Dale's Pet World
You can have more fun with your best friends than at Camp Dogwood…. as Alysa Slay will describe, it’s not too late to sign up for the next camp session, October 11-14.. Alyssa talks with me Sunday morning at 6:35 on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, 720 or listen online Animal News: Singing Mice.... Read more »

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 »

Why Adopt a Pet? Many Reasons

Why Adopt a Pet? Many Reasons
Q: Many of our neighbors are adopting pets from shelters, which sounds wonderful. But we’ve always gotten purebred Cocker Spaniels or English Springer Spaniels. Also, I don’t want damaged goods; some of the neighbors have had behavior problems with their dogs. Why should I adopt from a shelter? — R.T., Cyberspace A: You may save... Read more »
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Cinco de Meow for Felines & Canines

Cinco de Meow for Felines & Canines
Cinco de Meow should be a national holiday, or is it? To support Felines & Canines, get all the fajitas (meat and veggie), chips and guacamole you can stuff into your mouth. There’s keylime pie too. Most importantly, margaritas. Or for people who are a tad lame, soda, all at Trader Todd’s, 3216 N. Sheffield... Read more »