Posts tagged "positive dog training"

Animal Control Director with Steve Dale WGN, and Brilliant Dr. Dunbar

Animal Control Director with Steve Dale WGN, and Brilliant Dr. Dunbar
Steve Dale’s Pet World features the first radio interview with Sandra Alfred, executive director of Chicago’s Animal Care and Control at 1:05 p.m. CDT. There’s tons to talk about, as Sandra took over – frankly a mess – and now has CACC moving in the right direction.  Alfred is also the current President of  the... Read more »

Ian Dunbar: 'Most Influential Dog Trainer in My Lifetime'

Ian Dunbar: 'Most Influential Dog Trainer in My Lifetime'
Dr. Ian Dunbar may not have the acclaim of the dog whisperer – actually he does, within the dog training world. More important – he has respect from colleagues.  No one dog trainer in my lifetime has had the influence of Dr. Dunbar. If you’re a professional or really intent on learning about dogs –... Read more »

Steve Dale, WGN Debut: Victoria Stilwell; Veterinary Commander & Chief and TNR Controversy

Steve Dale, WGN Debut: Victoria Stilwell; Veterinary Commander & Chief and TNR Controversy
While I’ve been back at WGN Radio (720 AM or listen online) for a couple of years, returning with a regular program is an honor and opportunity, called Steve Dale’s Pet World, airing Saturdays, 1 to 2 CDT. Why are our pets getting sicker? My first guest will be the Commander and Chief ….of veterinary medicine,... Read more »
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Nailing Cesar Millan With Tough, Truthful, Appropriate Questions - It's About Time

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Cesar Millan finally gets his….I was certain I may have been the only TV/radio personality to directly confront Millan on-air. I don’t know UK TV host Alan Titchmarsh, but I most certainly celebrate his direct approach. He’s asked the right questions. It’s the American Humane Association who negotiated at the time with the National Geographic... Read more »

One More Post on Sanzone, I Won't Be There

One More Post on Sanzone, I Won't Be There
Dog trainer Toriano Sanzone wanted me to promote and appear at an event, called 14 DDV: The idea is to train 14 dogs in 14 days and then those dogs receive a Canine Good Citizens Test, and they’re given (free) to 14 veterans. How can that be bad? I went to Sanzone’s website, since I... Read more »

Supporting Dog Trainer Sanzone Helping Veterans, Is It a Mistake?

Supporting Dog Trainer Sanzone Helping Veterans, Is It a Mistake?
I’m sad, personally hurt that after nearly two decades of enthusiastically and single-mindedly supporting what’s been now coined “positive training techniques” and not being afraid to speak out about aversive and I believe archaic techniques – that according to some – overnight I’ve transformed. There are many examples just Google. What isn’t ‘Googleable’ is how... Read more »
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Top-10 Resolutions for Pets for 2010

More than resolutions, this might be better described as a Top-10 wish list of my hopes and dreams for pets for 2010:(May you and your entire family enjoy a healthy and safe New Year!)
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