Posts tagged "pet loss"

Joan Rivers Talks With Steve Dale about the Passing of Her Dog Max

Joan Rivers Talks With Steve Dale about the Passing of Her Dog Max
Joan Rivers speaks with me on Steve Dale’s Pet World on the loss of her beloved dog, Max. Listen here, as Joan also reminisces about her dog Spike, who I once “dog sat” for. Her answer when a pet passes away is actually to get another sooner than later, and she explains why. Joan’s interview... Read more »

Valentines Day & Remembering Pets

Valentines Day & Remembering Pets
Valentine’s Day is to tell those we love just how much we care…I hope that includes family members with four legs (or feather). And Valentine’s Day is also to remember those we’ve lost – our hearts will never quite be the same…and that includes beloved pets. I Remember You is a way to remember and honor... Read more »

Cat Shelter Celebrating Life: Lights of Love

Thousands of lights adorn the front of the shelter on Carmen Avenue.
Tree House Humane Society Lights of Love may be my very favorite event at any shelter. Hundreds attend to honor pets and people who are remembered with a candle….and a honored with a Christmas light. In all, thousands of lights are aglow. It’s beautiful. It’s touching. The event is December 8, from 5 to 8... Read more »
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Dog Grieves The Loss of Her Pal

Dog Grieves The Loss of Her Pal
Q: We lost our Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier, and it’s still very difficult to talk about and deal with the loss. Poor Gracie, our other dog, has also had a tough time, and it’s been heartbreaking. I think Gracie is still waiting for McGee to come home. There’s no way to tell her that’s not going... Read more »

Purring and Growling Back at Me: Reader Questions/Comments

Purring and Growling Back at Me: Reader Questions/Comments
I love your feedback – sometime you purr, other times you bark or growl…but keep those emails and letters coming (petworld@stevedale.tv). Here are some recent comments. “I was moved by your recent column, which you responded to a reader who had recently euthanized her pet and was feeling a great deal of guilt.  Your response... Read more »

Reader Email: Was It a Vaccine Reaction? Heart Disease in Cats, How To Be a Vet

Reader Email: Was It a Vaccine Reaction? Heart Disease in Cats, How To Be a Vet
Q: In November, my little dog, Beau, hurt his leg. I took him to the veterinarian for help and for grooming. While I was waiting in the exam room, I saw a promotion for a vaccine that would prevent my dog from getting sick after licking wild animal pee. We live in the country with... Read more »
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Telling the Kids 'Our Pet is Dying'

Telling the Kids 'Our Pet is Dying'
It’s not an easy topic – but it’s life, i suppose…. How do you tell the kids when a pet is dying? And what do you tell the kids? Stephanie LaFarge, senior director of counseling services at the ASPCA was my guest on Steve Dale’s Pet World. Listen to my conversation HERE.

Flea and Tick Products; Grief after Loss; Our Fascination with Animals; and Lady Gaga for Dogs on Steve Dale's Pet World on WLS

I think this may actually be worth getting up for. Steve Dale’s Pet World, on AM 890-WLS (or www.wlsam.com)  Saturday (March 27), about 9 p.m (post basketball), a bevvy of guests: Lots of questions from you about the EPA expressing concerns about fea and tick products. Should we use these products? Is there a safety... Read more »