Posts tagged "Al Phillips"

Gov, Quinn Supports Dogs & Police; Illinois is Most Humane State in America

Gov, Quinn Supports Dogs & Police; Illinois is Most Humane State in America
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn   signed into law a bill l to mandate training so law enforcement can better understand canine signaling or what the intent of a dog may be; Listen HERE – as the Governor signed the bill LIVE on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio. In part, what motivated the bill was... Read more »

Broadcasting from WGN; Gov. Quinn Signs Dog Education Bill

Wrigley Field truly made into a field of dreams, playing whiffle ball to raise money for underprivileged kids. Here's the view from where we broadcast
This is a behind-the-scenes look of my part of this particular WGN Radio broadcast of Steve Dale’s Pet World, on August 24. For starters, the show was broadcast live from Wrigley Field as a part of a day-long event, the Wood Family Foundation Celebrity Wiffle for a Diffle (wiffle baseball at Wrigley Field to support kids in need).... Read more »

Shooting Dogs, A Police Epidemic? Dog is Killed in Hazel Crest

Hazel Crest police searching for an escaped prisoner from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, traversed back yards in the south Chicago suburb….a Rhodesian Ridgeback (who the owner and others maintain was a friendly dog) was somehow perceived as a threat – and escaped the owner’s yard (likely because police opened the gate themselves). And the answer:... Read more »
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'He Shot the Puppy:' Family Speaks Out On Police Shooting Pup

'He Shot the Puppy:' Family Speaks Out On Police Shooting Pup
“He shot the puppy!” several neighbors screamed simultaneously, shocked by the actions of one Chicago police officer. On Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1, Al Phillips, who lives on Chicago’s north side, received a call from a neighbor that a police officer was writing a parking ticket in front of Phillips’ house. It was a beautiful day,... Read more »

Chicago Police Superintendent Defends Dog Shooting Cop

Chicago Police Superintendent Defends Dog Shooting Cop
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy commented on the police officer shooting of a puppy. Based on witness accounts, the police should be apologizing for the grief they cause this family and the suffering they’ve caused to a puppy named Colonel Phillips (who by the way was back in the hospital, after undergoing several hours of... Read more »
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