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Goats on Train Tracks

Goats on Train Tracks
Why did the goat cross the railroad tracks? Railway authorities in Catalonia, Spain are investigating after a herd of 17 goats mysteriously wound up in an underground train station in the city of Terrassa. Surprised commuters snapped photos and posted videos online as they watched the goats delicately pick their way along the tracks. The... Read more »

David Backes, Athletes for Animals with Steve Dale

David Backes, Athletes for Animals with Steve Dale
David Backes of the St. Louis Blues will be on my WGN Radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, tomorrow (Sunday) March 21, 6:30AM CDT. Listen HERE, or 720AM. He talks about Remember Me Thursday, an international initiative of Mike Arms of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in California to remember the pets no adopted. They’re... Read more »

Remember Me Thursday, Light A Candle for Pet Adoption

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Remember Me Thursday is about remembering animals not adopted….they’re more than just a number. Details about Mike Arms, president and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rancho Santa Fe, CA created day to light virtual and real candles around the world, HERE. David Backes talks about Remember Me Thursday on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio,... Read more »
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Puppy Mill Awareness Day

Puppy Mill Awareness Day
Stand up for the Puppy Mill Project. September 21 (Sunday) is Puppy Mill Awareness Day - a chance to make your voice heard. Hundreds will march in support of bans on dogs, cats and rabbits being sold at pet stores, starting at noon at 401. N. Michigan Avenue (just north of the Chicago River). Chicago City Clerk... Read more »

Arthritic Dog, What to Do

Arthritic Dog, What to Do
Q: My 65-pound, 9-year-old English Setter mix has some arthritis. We give him Previcox (a non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug or NSAID). A co-worker with an older dog, as well as the veterinarian, said aspirin is actually just fine for those aches. Care to weigh in? — L.W., Red Wing, MN A: “Arthritis is very common... Read more »

Dog with Undescended Testicle

Dog with Undescended Testicle
Q: We recently acquired a 6-month-old Chihuahua. Rocky has an undescended testicle. We’re worried about surgery for this condition because it’s more serious than a typical neuter. We’re having a CT scan done prior to the operation. We’ve been warned about torsion of the undescended testicle. How worried should we be about this surgery? —... Read more »
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Wiggling the Butt for Pet Charity

Wiggling the Butt for Pet Charity
Pet charities have all sorts of cute names, just when was sure I heard it all – here’s another: Wigglebutts. On Saturday, September 20, 2014, chic pets will join 120 glammed-out pet parents to rock the red carpet for Wigglebutts in need. Wigglebutt Warriors, the fundraising arm of Fidose of Reality, is proud to host the sold-out Wigglebutts... Read more »

Adopt This Cute Dog, Or Find a Friend Who Might

Adopt This Cute Dog, Or Find a Friend Who Might
This orphaned dog needs a home. She’s too cute not to find a home quickly. Listen HERE as Steve Cochran and the WGN Radio morning show team discuss Cupcake with myself and Angela Rayburn of Chicago Animal Care & Control. I appear with Cochran monthly to adopt a pet – the first ever pet adoption... Read more »

Remember Me Thursday, Worldwide Awareness of Homeless Pets

Remember Me Thursday, Worldwide Awareness of Homeless Pets
Pet adoption in America is steadily improving, and at least some shelters boast impressive numbers of placements in some parts of the country. But Mike Arms, president and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, is most interested in the orphans not adopted. ”Let’s face it, they’re dying needlessly,” he says. “They... Read more »
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Skunked Dogs, What to Do

Skunked Dogs, What to Do
Q: We can hardly go outdoors without smelling a skunk. Moreover, our dog has now had two close encounters, which created such a terrible a stink in our home that we needed professionals to de-skunk the place. Any advice? — B.H., Grand Rapids, MI Q: Last month, Windsor, our Boxer-mix was skunked, and our entire... Read more »
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