Archive for 2013

Happy New Spider Year

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Happy New Year – to all of your, your families, two legs, four legs….or even eight.

Steve Dale Broadcasting from Elevator, a 'Low Light' of 2013

Steve Dale Broadcasting from Elevator, a 'Low Light' of 2013
Not sure what my highlight of 2013 was, but being stuck at the basement level in my building’s elevator was the lowlight. Listen HERE to Steve Dale’s Pet World, broadcast from the elevator, which made Robert Feder’s column, and national radio news….kinda crazy. In an effort to be live and local on WGN radio, I... Read more »

Pet Safety in Cold Weather

Pet Safety in Cold Weather
The weather outside may be frightful, so here are some tips for keeping your pets safe in the snow and cold. If it’s cold enough outside, our pets are as susceptible to frostbite as we are, their paw pads, and tips of their tails and ears. Booties can help the paws “Also, booties can prevent... Read more »
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AVMA Resolutions for Pets, Steve Dale's Pet World

AVMA Resolutions for Pets, Steve Dale's Pet World
American Veterinary Medical Association CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven tells me on Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE to the show on WGN Radio, what his New Year’s Resolutions for pets are for 2014. Barbara calls in, wondering about what to do about a visiting cat eating peanut butter sandwiches.   Type your email address in... Read more »

Pets' New Year's Resolutions, Steve Dale's Pet World on WGN

Pets' New Year's Resolutions, Steve Dale's Pet World on WGN
Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association joins me, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio listen HERE, or 720 AM at 6:35 AM CDT, December 29 to discuss his New Year’s resolutions for pets for 2014. Here are some of your New Year’s Resolutions for pets…and I want to hear more,... Read more »

New Year's Resolutions for Pets

New Year's Resolutions for Pets
It’s become an annual tradition, asking my Facebook fans about resolutions for their pets or all pets for the coming year. (Also, if you haven’t done so – join my fan page!). Here are some responses: “To have my cats stop using my credit cards to buy toys and treats on the internet. They drool... Read more »
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Glow-in-the-Dark Critters: Nature's Night Lights, Animal News

Glow-in-the-Dark Critters: Nature's Night Lights, Animal News
British boutique ice cream maker Lick Me I’m Delicious (yes, that is the company’s real name) recently released a glow-in-the-dark ice cream that uses a luminescent protein from real glowing jellyfish. Here’s how it works… Lick the ice cream and calcium-activated proteins react by glowing because of the differences in your mouth’s warmer pH level and the... Read more »

Genius of Dogs, Brian Hare

Genius of Dogs, Brian Hare
How Smart are Dogs? Co-author of “The Genius of Dogs,” Brian Hare, associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University in North Carolina and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience answers HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World, national radio show. Hare says it’s odd that dogs were created from relatives of today’s wolves... Read more »

Do We Need Cats More than Cats Need Us

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Your cat doesn’t love you. That’s the headline which has resulted from  what I am confident are mistaken conclusions in the media, which have spread like a virus as a response to research on the attachment or bond cats have to their people, studied by  Dr, Daniel Mills, professor of veterinary behavioural medicine University of Lincoln... Read more »
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Pets' Night Before Christmas

Pets' Night Before Christmas
“A Pets’ Night Before Christmas,” by someone on the Internet who sent it to me over 10 years ago, and I’ve tweaked it significantly over the years….I’ve been reading this on my WGN Radio show and national radio shows for all those years – now here it is in print by “popular” demand! Or without... Read more »