Posts tagged "pets"

Kathy Ireland Barks into the Pet Biz

Kathy Ireland Barks into the Pet Biz
Kathy Ireland, entrepreneur superstar, talks about her new line of pet products. Hear my conversation with Kathy, HERE. She talks on Steve Dale’s PetWorld, WGN Radio, about before succeeding (wildly), she too failed. For example, she says herself, check out my acting credits. Before it was trendy, Ireland got into craft beers, another flop. Her... Read more »

BlogPaws, Pet Bloggers Learn and Celebrate

Yvonne DiVita kicks off BlogPaws 2014, the most new attendees at this BlogPaws than any other
BlogPaws is a watering hole for pet bloggers. Here are a few BlogPaws highlights, in case you missed out….where people who write about pets come together (sometimes with their own pets). The Nose to Nose awards for excellence in blogging winners are HERE.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create... Read more »

Keep Flies Away with Fashion

Keep Flies Away with Fashion
A report in the Journal of Experimental Biology is that a pattern of narrow stripes makes zebras “unattractive” to the flies. Dr. Susan Akkeson of Lund University and her team placed a blackboard, a whiteboard, and several boards with stripes of varying widths into one of the fields of a horse farm in rural Hungary. The striped board... Read more »
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Does Your Pet Look Like a Celebrity?

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What celebrity does your pet look like – here are some fun examples:                   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.

Dr. Marty Becker's Take on the '20/20' Segment on Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Marty Becker's Take on the '20/20' Segment on Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Marty Becker talks HERE with myself and Bill Moller of WGN radio about an ABC-TV “20/20” story called “Is Your Veterinarian Being Honest With You?”. The segment – which I wrote about in story, called “Is Your Veterinarian Being Honest with You: Discrediting a ’20/20′ New Report’ more than implied – no, veterinarians are not... Read more »

Truth Revealed About Paul Lisnek & Steve Dale

Truth Revealed About Paul Lisnek & Steve Dale
Whenever WGN and CLTV political analyst Paul Lisnek and I are on the radio together, people have emailed and said, that it sounds we’re having too much fun, or have a special rapport. One famous Chicago radio guru even asked me why we’re not on-the-air together more often, kind of like a male Kathy and... Read more »
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Pets and the Blackhawks with Bill Leff on WGN

Pets and the Blackhawks with Bill Leff on WGN
Chicago Blackhawks support pets, and I talk how it all came about with Bill Leff on WGN Radio. Click here to listen, sa we talk about the truth about how it is to work with the Chicago Blackhawks. I make the exciting announcement, to thank the Hawks for supporting pet adoption by allowing me to... Read more »

Betty White, 'We've Come a Long Way In the Animal World'

Betty White, 'We've Come a Long Way In the Animal World'
Betty White scoffs at the notion of being the most trusted person in America. “That’s so silly,” she says. She laughs when being compared to the late news anchor Walter Cronkite, who once held that same throne for many years. “I’m just an old broad who’s been around the block. People can’t get rid of... Read more »

Cats and Dogs: How Different Are They, Really

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‘They fight like cats and dogs’ – that old adage drives me crazy because it is just that, an antiquated myth. Truth is that increasingly (about a quarter of all pet owners) live with mixed species. If they really did fight like cats and dogs every day – people just wouldn’t be doing it. Truth... Read more »
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One Dog to Another, Call Me Maybe

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Call Me Maybe, the Pet Collective
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