Posts tagged "pet behavior"

Karen Overall Answers, Decoding Dogs

Karen Overall Answers, Decoding Dogs
This week, your questions are answered by renowned veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall, the Philadelphia, PA-based contributing author to “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27). Overall is also the author of a far more... Read more »

Cheap Reader, Do I Have the Ebook for You, 'Good Dog'

Cheap Reader, Do I Have the Ebook for You, 'Good Dog'
Q: Call me cheap, but I’m not spending my hard-earned money any longer on pet books. You once mentioned on the radio a good, affordable e-book on dogs, available for Kindle. That’s what I want. What’s the title? — J.B., Cyberspace A: Diamond Jim Brady, I have just the book for you: “Good Dog! Practical... Read more »

Decoding Your Dog: Ultimate Guide to Explain Common Dog Behaviors

Thumbnail image for 'Decoding Your Dog: Ultimate Guide to Explain Common Dog Behaviors'
“Decoding Your Dog,” written by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and edited by Dr. John Ciribassi and Dr. Debra Horwitz, with myself. Here I speak with Dr. Horwitz about why the book was written in the first place….Most importantly how this book – different than any other published – can prevent dog behavior problems,... Read more »
Advertisement:

Cat Nibbles at Face and on Arm: Reader Question

Cat Nibbles at Face and on Arm: Reader Question
Q: My 3-year-old Russian Blue cat likes to bite my face. He’ll bite my chin, my nose, my forehead and my cheekbone. He only bites my husband’s arm. He never breaks the skin, but just holds on unless we pull away. One time, the cat held onto my husband’s arm so long that he (the... Read more »

Dog Behavior Questions Answered at Veterinary Behavior Symposium

Dog Behavior Questions Answered at Veterinary Behavior Symposium
CHICAGO, IL. — These reader questions were answered by experts attending the Veterinary Behavior Symposium July 19, preceding the 150th Annual Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. Members of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and the American College of Veterinary Behavior hold this forum annually to present new research... Read more »

Dog Behavior 101, Patricia McConnell

Dog Behavior 101, Patricia McConnell
Dr. Patricia McConnell is superb at answering questions from listeners and helping pets as you can HEAR from her appearance on Steve Dale’s Pet World (click here to listen), WGN Radio. Calls include why not use a shock collar (as someone else suggested) for the dog who barks crazily at golf carts. Another caller’s issue is that... Read more »
Advertisement:

Keeping L.O.V.E with Pheromones (Sounds Kinky?)

Keeping L.O.V.E with Pheromones (Sounds Kinky?)
Anxiety in our pets – Dr. Debra Horwitz, veterinary behaviorist, is in charge of  keeping L.O.V.E. Alive….Not as kinky as it sounds. The love lady speaks of love for our pets, and easing anxiety in pets on Steve Dale’s Pet World.  Listen HERE for tips, which include using pheromone products. However, anxiety may be the result of... Read more »

Meeting Timmy, Steve Dale's Pet World Live from Museum of Broadcast Communicaitons

Meeting Timmy, Steve Dale's Pet World Live from Museum of Broadcast Communicaitons
Broadcasting Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio April 27 at 1 p.m.(CDT)  from the Museum of Broadcast Communications, the first live show radio ever broadcast from the museum. At noon, I’ll be hosting an event (and walk-ups are invited) at the Museum called “Remembering Lassie” with Jon Provost“, who played Timmy. The Museum’s executive director... Read more »

Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat; Questions Answered by Dr. Gary Landsberg

Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat; Questions Answered by Dr. Gary Landsberg
“Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat,“ 3rd Edition, by Dr. Gary Landsberg, Dr. Wayne Hunthausen and Dr. Lowell Ackerman (Elsevier Publishing, 2013; $93) is an ultimate reference. It’s true this definitive 454 page volume is a resource for veterinary professionals, it may also be a valuable reference and guide for dog trainers, professional behavior... Read more »
Advertisement:

Western Veterinary Conference, Sitting Down with Expert Veterinarians

Dr. Mark Russak, president of the American Animal Hospital Association offers tips on what to do when you hit the road with your pet this spring or summer. We also talk about preventive care, and how catching disease or illness early can prevent your pet from suffering, potentially save a life, and certainly save you money.
At the 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, NV for  national radio,also YouTube videos and more, I was honored to interview some of the leading veterinarians in America. Topics of discussion ranged from choosing the right diet for your pet, to when you time it’s time to euthanize to celebrity pet owners in Hollywood.  As... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Meet The Blogger

    Steve Dale

    Dog/Cat Behavior Consultant; pet advocate; broadcaster, journalist

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • @Stevedalepets

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News