Chicago Mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti is reaching out to everyone who cares about pet issues, realizing two facts. Overwhelmingly voters with pets (that’s most voters), consider the four-legged or feathered pals members of the family. Animals care is an emotional issue for a whole lot of voters. Fioretti’s appearance on my WGN Radio show Steve Dale’s... Read more »
To some dogs, the weather outside may be frightful. Other dogs want to romp and play on snow and ice, and how can you blame them? But how do you know when it’s just too cold for some dogs? And the colder it is the more perilous for dogs or cats. “Dogs can certainly get... Read more »
A very special hamster and gerbil Thanksgiving….so much to be thankful for…..and few people have seen this every day…. 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.
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 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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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 »