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Stop Thief! Fetch The Underwear

Stop Thief! Fetch The Underwear
Q: Our newly adopted 2-year old beagle is stealing my daughters’ underwear and chews on it. I’m telling you I’ve purchased more underwear for my daughters in the past few months than I have for their entire lives. I’m finding more underwear in the backyard than I am in their underwear drawers.  The dog has... Read more »

Cows Has Anthrax

Cows Has Anthrax
Ebola virus, and now antthrax? No terrorists involved in this story – just a cow.  Agriculture officials & ranchers in Jim Wells county in Texas are on alert after a cow recently discovered with anthrax about 10 miles north of Premont. Clayton Hilton. an associate professor and the director of the Veterinary Technology Program at Texas... Read more »

Saving Dog from Coyotes

Saving Dog from Coyotes
An 84-year-old Bensenville woman is being called a hero after rescuing a dog from a pack of wild coyotes. Ironically, I just wrote about coyotes, and protecting our pets. Dolores “Dolly” Jefferson says she was getting her morning coffee when she heard noises coming from behind her home. She walked out back to find her neighbor’s... Read more »
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Reversing or Amending Ban on Pet Store Sales in Cook County

Reversing or Amending Ban on Pet Store Sales in Cook County
Puppy mill dogs are often sold at pet stores. So, why would  Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy and two other Cook County Commissioners Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman, Gregg Goslin reverse or amend the law to ban dogs, cats and rabbits sold at pet stores? With host Bill Moller, I  spoke with Murphy  exclusively on WGN Radio, LISTEN... Read more »

Attack Cats in France, Travel Advisory: Animal News

Attack Cats in France, Travel Advisory: Animal News
I have a travel warning you might not have heard about. And this IS real.  There’s a tourist warning about traveling to France, particularly tourists from Britain and presumably the U.S. and Australia.. The concern are gangs – gangs of feral cats. On July 21 a cat-attack occurred near Belfort, in Easter France. A 31-year... Read more »

Loews Loathes Cats

Loews Loathes Cats
Talk about creating your own public relations mess! What’s gone on over the past few months concerning feral cats at the three Loews Hotel properties on the grounds of Universal Studios, Orlando, FL remains inexplicable. According to an internal memo, if employees at the hotels feed the cats, this is potential cause for dismissal! The... Read more »
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Giggling Gorillas, Rats Who Yuck It Up: Do Animals Laugh?

Giggling Gorillas, Rats Who Yuck It Up: Do Animals Laugh?
How do you make a gorilla laugh? You could tell this joke: A gorilla walks into a bar. “I’ll have a Cosmopolitan, please,” orders the Gorilla. The bartender, figuring that the ape wouldn’t know any better, decides to inflate the price a little, “Sure thing, that’ll be $35.” The bartender makes small talk while the... Read more »

WGN Radio Steve Dale Petcast: Wild Benefit at Wild Wings Raising Money for Pets in Need; Miss Meowsky Gift Giving Tips; Sandy Robins Spells C-A-T

WGN Radio Steve Dale Petcast: Wild Benefit at Wild Wings Raising Money for Pets in Need; Miss Meowsky Gift Giving Tips; Sandy Robins Spells C-A-T
A HAPPY HOWLIDAY PETCAST! Click HERE to load (may take a moment or two) Ann Marie Schrage Glaviano of Pets ‘n Patients and Mary Anne Minnick of All Pets Wellness Foundation have teamed up to help one another, and help people with pets who are in need. Pets ‘n Patients is an organization which provides... Read more »

Consider Vaccinating for the Canine Influenza Virus

Consider Vaccinating for the Canine Influenza Virus
Have you had your flu shot? Well, I don’t really mean you – I mean your dog! The Canine Influenza Virus is rampant where there are outbreaks, currently in places in New England and Texas. There was a brief outbreak in Chicago….and it could happen anytime again, anywhere and without warning. That’s how the dog... Read more »
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Snakes in His Pants

Snakes in His Pants
I believe security at the airport is inconsistent, and often attention is focused on the wrong people. I travel enough to tell many stories – here’s one, a man who had to be near 90 (or over) was told, “Get up and walk through (the X-Ray device and screening).” His wife – no spring chicken... Read more »