Posts tagged "microchip pets"

Halloween Pet Safety: American Animal Hospital Association.

Halloween Pet Safety: American Animal Hospital Association.
Halloween Safety and your pets is the topic discussed on Steve Dale’s Pet World national radio show listen HERE to Dr. Mark Russak, immediate past president American Animal Hospital Association. Also, check out this story on Halloween Safety.     Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is... Read more »

Protect Your Pets the Betty White Way; HomeAgain Pet Reovery Microchips

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Betty White is always there for animals – even those who are lost. I know most of us think we’ll never a lose a pet. And if we’re lucky, we won’t However, it happens  – and far more often than you think. Recovering one million pets HomeAgain Pet Recovery Service demonstrates how significant having a... Read more »

Did I Kill My Cat? My Cat Is a Bird Killer; Mandatory Microchipping; Snoring Pug

Did I Kill My Cat? My Cat Is a Bird Killer; Mandatory Microchipping; Snoring Pug
Q: I once lived in Highland Park, Ill., with a cat named Poco. We were inseparable. When he was diagnosed with kidney stones, I had to give him up; I just couldn’t afford treatment in 1987. I still miss Poco very much. How do I ask for forgiveness when he depended on me for everything?... Read more »
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Dog Reader Questions Answered at Westminster Dog Show

Dog Reader Questions Answered at Westminster Dog Show
Q: My 4-year-old Red-boned Coonhound has been obedience trained; we’ve done everything we can to train him off-leash. However, he still breaks free from his lead, leaves the yard and runs off, returning half an hour later. We’ve never had a dog behave this way before. What’s your solution? — G.D., Angola, NY A: Pet... Read more »

Microchip Makes It Possible for a Dog to be Reunited with Family

Microchip Makes It Possible for a Dog to be Reunited with Family
A dog from Michigan, missing for over a year, is returning home after being found in New Mexico. Shows you what a microchip can do. Caesar, a Maltese, was originally rescued from an animal shelter in Tucumcari, NM. He had been dropped off there by a family that said they were moving and could no... Read more »

Gov. Quinn Signs Bill To Save Shelter Pets' Lives

I had the honor of introducing Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president of the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago. I thanked the Illinois Federation of Dog Clubs and Owners and Best Friends legislative guru Ledy Van Kavage. The Governor had mentioned that Illinois should be number one when it comes to animals protection laws. I said, "Thanks to you Gov. Quinn, and also to Ledy, we are number one!" Sen. Pamella Althoff, R-McHenry  and Rep. David Reis (R-Olney) were responsible for first introducing the bipartisan bill. (photo by John Ryan Griggs)
At the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago, I had the honor of participating in the signing of a bill which mandates that Illinois animal shelters scan all incoming pets not once but at least twice for a microchip. Here are some images from the bill signing.
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Tour For Life Stops at Anti Cruelty Society

The Tour for Life is about saving lives…and this national tour to support pet adoptions hits Chicago Wednesday, April 20, at the with The Anti-Cruelty Society, 510 N. LaSalle (at Grand Avenue) Noon to 7 p.m. Wynonna Judd is the Tour for Life spokesperson…she won’t be singing here, but lots of dogs will be howling... Read more »
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