Posts tagged "Steve Dale"

Adopt a Pit Bull, Steve and Steve Help Find a Home

Adopt a Pit Bull, Steve and Steve Help Find a Home
Rescuing dogs called pit bulls is what Chicago Blackhawk Bryan Bickell and his wife Amanda do. On Tuesday, January 27 Amanda will be with Steve Cochran and Steve Dale, on their monthly segment – Steve and Steve Adopt-A-Pet on WGN Radio. Cifford (Cliff to his friends) is what a dog is supposed to be: Pure... Read more »

Alderman James Cappleman Understands the Social Value of Pets

Alderman James Cappleman Understands the Social Value of Pets
Alderman James Cappleman understands the community value simply of people being outside simply walking their dogs. Cappleman is a licensed clinical social worker, so he’s actually researched the issue. Listen HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World to hear the Alderman tell how one woman wouldn’t die until she could said ‘goodbye’ to her dog. And interestingly... Read more »

James Cappleman: Alderman with a Heart, and Pet Love

James Cappleman: Alderman with a Heart, and Pet Love
Alderman (46th ward) James Cappleman is on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio,  Sunday January 26, 6:30 AM CDT. Listen HERE or 720AM I am about to prove what was thought to be impossible – some public officials have great heart. Cappleman comes from a family of compassion, so perhaps it’s no surprise. He’ll tell... Read more »
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Chicago Dog Show, Meet Thousands of Canines

Chicago Dog Show, Meet Thousands of Canines
  International Kennel Club of Chicago Dog Show is January 30, January 31 and February 1 at McCormick Place (2301 S. Lake Shore Drive). Listen HERE, WGN Radio, Steve Dale’s Pet World,  to a conversation about what the show is all about with Show Chair Susan Olsen. The dog show part – conformation, where dogs are... Read more »

Why Cats Like (or don't like) Cat Food

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Cat foods explained with nutritionist Dr. Jill Cline of Royal Canin.  Are cats really all that fussy? Turns out maybe not as much as some think.  Cline explains how cats make decisions about what they like (or don’t like) about food is based on three factors. Also, Cline offers a good explanation as to why... Read more »

Dog Behavior Questions Answered: Decoding Your Dog

Dog Behavior Questions Answered: Decoding Your Dog
Your dog behavior questions are answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Valarie Tynes of Sweetwater, TX, a contributing author of Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Behaviors (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014),. This is the first ever book authored by members of the... Read more »
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Cats Smoking A Peace Pipe: Can't We All Just Get Along?

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Cats and dogs may not disagree as often as cats and cats. Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Theresa DePorter has become the Jimmy Carter of the cat word – making peace among cats. Sometimes cat aggression and cat behavior is obvious – totally clear that the cats aren’t hardly best pals. You’d have to be on another... Read more »

Autistic Children Benefit With a Pet

Autistic Children Benefit With a Pet
A University of Missouri researcher recently found that children with autism have stronger social skills when any kind of pet lives in the home. When compared the social skills of children with autism who lived with dogs to those who did not, the children with dogs appeared to have greater social skills, according to Gretchen Carlisle, research... Read more »

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Alderman Bob Fioretti Talks Dogs

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Alderman Bob Fioretti Talks Dogs
Chicago Alderman and Mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti offers his platform for pets on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. Listen HERE as the second ward Alderman begins by saying he is opposed breed specific legislation (BSL). He says he’s certainly supportive of any (sensible) ordinance which supports public safety, but he notes BSL is unfair... Read more »
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Cat Is a Bully

Cat Is a Bully
Q: Karma, our 12-year-old cat, picks on our two 15-month-old Labrador mixes. He may even jump on top of one dog and start to hiss and bite; he really carries on. Sometimes, we have to pull him away. No one’s been hurt yet, but the dogs seem terrorized. Any advice? — S.C., via cyberspace A:... Read more »
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