Posts tagged "Miss Meowsky"

Black Friday Gifts for Pets

While some dogs manage to tear open the wrapping paper, no one wants the pup to tear apart the gift, as some dogs destroy plush toys in a matter of days, or even in a few hours.  go-dog  plush toys appear to look be like so many others, but they are different, featuring Chew Guard Technology. The seams are also double-stitched. No dog toy is indestructible, but they sure are super tough.  In fact, Quaker Pet Group puts their technology where there mouth is, offering a money back one-time replacement per household.  Available at many places where pet products are sold, $5.99 to $19.99.
More than ever before, that Christmas gift under the tree or Hanukah present might be for barking, purring or even squawking family members. Just over half all of all dogs, and nearly 40 percent of pet cats receive a holiday gift, according to American Pet Product’s Association 2013-2014 National Pet Owners Survey. Birds even get... Read more »

Pet Halloween Costume Contest with Meowsky

with Patty Backer of the longtime pet trade show the Backer Total Pet Expo, and her new pup with Hazel and Ethel who was going bonkers....I've never quite seen her like this - SO excited
Barker & Meowsky: A Paw Firm in an annual host of the very scary pet costume contest. Judges for the contest included Greg the bagel guy, and 43rd Ward Aldermen Michele Smith and 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack , along with myself. Here are the highlights – if you’re not too spooked to watch them.   Type... Read more »

Halloween Pet Fashionista, Miss Meowsky on WGN

Halloween Pet Fashionista, Miss Meowsky on WGN
Miss Meowsky of Barker and Meowsky: A Paw Firm  joins the fun – though she is quite scary - Hear the interview right HERE from WGN radio. While some pet owners mock the idea of dressing up their animals, 17 percent of all pet owners have some sort of wardrobe for their pet, according to the American... Read more »
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Halloween, Not Scary for Pets

Halloween, Not Scary for Pets
“I don’t know why, but people love dressing up their dogs as monkeys,” says Alice Lerman, owner of Barker and Meowsky: A Paw Firm in Chicago. She says monkey costumes are always big sellers at Halloween — and this season’s hot item is the Fez Monkey Hoodie with a removable vest. Another winner is the... Read more »

Knauz Celebrates Pets, Miss Meowsky and Steve Dale, with Hazel

Knauz Celebrates Pets, Miss Meowsky and Steve Dale, with Hazel
Knauz Autopark is celebrating pets and pet adoption, Saturday February 22 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. It’s all a part of the Knauz 80th anniversary party. The WGN Fan van will be there (can you say free stuff?). I will be signing copies of “Decoding Your Dog” (authored by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists) while... Read more »

Pet Gifts for Holidays

The Duck Dynasty family is ubiquitous on TV, from chatting on late-night talk shows and marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to appearing in pet stores as plush squeaky duck dog toys. Each toy duck vaguely resembles someone in the TV reality family. So, of course, the Willie and Jase ducks have red beards, while Phil and Si ducks have white beards. The duck toys are $13.95 to $17.95 at www.barkerandmeowsky.com; (773) 868-0200.
Increasingly, pets get holiday gifts, not only from their immediate families but also from friends and relatives. When attending a party, in addition to the traditional hostess gift, guests often tote a present for the resident pet(s). Here are a few ideas for pets for the Howlidays: (© Tribune Content Agency, LLC; Steve Dale PetWorld,... Read more »
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Steve Dale's Pet World for the Howlidays

Steve Dale's Pet World for the Howlidays
Steve Dale’s Pet World should never be missed….Listen HERE for this installment, as I answer a listener question about how to tactfully make her aware that her dog is shedding like crazy, and the nails are longer than the girl checking you out at the supermarket. I talk about my upcoming appearance  at Chicago Animal... Read more »

Holiday Pet Ideas; Tree House Lights of Love; Zoo History: Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio

Holiday Pet Ideas; Tree House Lights of Love; Zoo History: Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio
Holiday gift ideas for pets with Miss Meowsky of Barker & Meowsky: A Paw Firm kicks off Steve Dale’s Pet World, 6:35AM CDT, Sunday December 8. Listen HERE or at 720AM. Only the one and only Miss Meowsky knows what hot for pets for the Howlidays. @ 6:45: Animal News Around the World: Mouse Droppings... Read more »

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 »
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Halloween Safety and Jerky Treats with Dr. Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World

Halloween Safety and Jerky Treats with Dr. Rubin on Steve Dale's Pet World
Tips on keeping pets safe on Halloween HEARD HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World from the one and only, Dr. Shelly Rubin. His tips – include what with the pets when that doorbell doesn’t stop ringing. We talk about avoiding lost pets. Of course, Dr. Rubin and I hope your pets are microchipped and registered with... Read more »