Posts tagged "Dr. Sheldon Rubin"

Keepings Pets Safe in the Summer

Keepings Pets Safe in the Summer
Dogs can die in hot cars. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, when it’s 85 degrees outdoors, even with the  car windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. “How hot it can get in a car just blows me away,” says Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and... Read more »

Pet Radio Show Covers Pitbull-type Dogs to Italian Ice Joint That's Also Like a Dog Park

Pet Radio Show Covers Pitbull-type Dogs to Italian Ice Joint That's Also Like a Dog Park
Listen HERE, as I begin Steve Dale’s Pet World by talking with intrepid newsman Dave Schwanneee, and ask him if I look like a grandpa. We also reminisce about our days with radio legend and friend Fred Winston. Jeanne Kensik, owner of Extra Innings Wrigleyville Italian Ice - great Italian ice and also a dog... Read more »

Pet Safety in Cold Weather

Pet Safety in Cold Weather
The weather outside may be frightful, so here are some tips for keeping your pets safe in the snow and cold. If it’s cold enough outside, our pets are as susceptible to frostbite as we are, their paw pads, and tips of their tails and ears. Booties can help the paws “Also, booties can prevent... Read more »
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Dog Won't Sing, Poop or Pee in the Rain

Dog Won't Sing, Poop or Pee in the Rain
Q: My granddaughter’s Shih Tzu sometimes doesn’t pee or poop in a 24-hour period. She took him to the vet to see if there was a blockage, but there was none. The dog also won’t relieve himself in the rain. What’s going on? — M.M., Cyberspace A: The dog could be constipated, but since he... Read more »

Halloween Pet Saftey with Dr. Shelly Rubin

Halloween Pet Saftey with Dr. Shelly Rubin
Haunted dogs? Is that possible? One of world’s most renowned experts on the spooky pets, Dr. Sheldon Rubin exorcises on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Sunday, October 27 at 6:30 a.m. CDT, 720 AM, or listen here. We will also seriously discuss Halloween safety, to prevent accidents – so your pet doesn’t land at Chicago Veterinary... Read more »

Help Find a New Home for Wright-Way Rescue; It's Raining Cats & Dogs; Pooh-Pee App

Help Find a New Home for Wright-Way Rescue; It's Raining Cats & Dogs; Pooh-Pee App
I made a plea on my radio show Steve Dale’s Pet World for Wright-Way Rescue, once located in Niles. Click HERE to listen to my conversation with the executive/director and founder Christy Anderson – she explained what really happened, as a school bus plowed in the shelter and destroyed the building. While amazingly the shelter workers,... Read more »
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Why Heartworm Preventive ProHeart 6 Might Now Be the Right Choice

Why Heartworm Preventive ProHeart 6 Might Now Be the Right Choice
More lives may now be potentially saved from heartworm disease using an injectable product called ProHeart 6. Wherever there are mosquitoes, dogs can be infected with potentially fatal heartworm disease. The problem is that about half of all dogs don’t take a monthly heartworm preventative in the first place, and about half of those who... Read more »

Dr. Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World

Dr. Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World
Listen HERE to Dr. Sheldon Rubin’s last appearance on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio – greatly busy answering your questions including a sneezing dog, and a kleptomaniac retrieving cat. Also, we briefly talk about the problems with horse, outlawing slaughter houses seemed right, but there have been repercussions. And how dogs can detect various... Read more »

Mayer Hawthorne, Dr. Shelly Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World

Mayer Hawthorne, Dr. Shelly Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World
Ask the Vet – your pet questions answered by Dr. Sheldon Rubin on Steve Dale’s Pet World on August 17 at 1 p.m. on WGN Radio (you can listen here or at 720 AM).  Dr. Rubin will answer questions (about your pets – not about you),  312-981-7200. Animal News: What’s in that carrier? Is it a... Read more »
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Veterinary Medicine Supports Ovarian Cancer Awareness

My honor to emcee this event to raise dollars and awareness regarding Ovarian Cancer. Look how cloudy (in the background) as a storm quickly rolled in (and then out).
Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness has partnered with veterinary medicine in many ways….to use veterinarians as conduits to provide information about the silent symptoms of this killer cancer, to also support veterinary scholarships. While the American Veterinary Medical Association was in town (for their 150th Convention), I emceed the Susan M. Roman Veterinary Scholarship Award Dinner... Read more »
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