Posts tagged "Tribune Media Services"

Have A Dog, Or Not to Have A Dog

Have A Dog, Or Not to Have A Dog
Q: I’m a 54-year-old woman with some medical issues. I’ve survived breast cancer and am being treated for a cancer call malignant mesothelioma. I also have a very bad knee. Right now, overall, I feel OK, and I so badly want a dog. Everyone keeps telling me how much work they are, and cautions me... Read more »

Pet Questions from Around the World, from Kitten Classes to Pet Beetles

Pet Questions from Around the World, from Kitten Classes to Pet Beetles
Pet questions from readers around the globe, suggesting our world is getting smaller every day, from my national Tribune Media Services newspaper column. Q: I am a feline/canine behaviourist in France. I am examining the idea of nursery school for kittens, which I believe you have helped to create, called Kitty-K. Can you say how... Read more »

Banfield Provides Hope to Seniors' Pets This Holiday Season

Banfield Provides Hope to Seniors' Pets This Holiday Season
Sometimes people who have problems affording enough food for themselves, give their pet their own food. Often times this is a senior citizen utilizing a Meals on Wheels program. It seems as the economy has worsened so has this problem. Banfield’s Charitable Trust provides pet food for seniors and others in need. LISTEN HERE to... Read more »
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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 »

Steve Dale's 'Good Dog' and 'Good Cat' Ebooks

Steve Dale's 'Good Dog' and 'Good Cat' Ebooks
Here’s the official announcement: After 17 years of writing a twice weekly pet column for Tribune Media Services; so TMS and I have decided to compile some of the best of my Q & A columns into two Ebooks, “Good Dog” and “Good Cat.” Each book will be available before Christmas – with “Good Dog”... Read more »

This Blog Post: Number 1,000

This Blog Post: Number 1,000
For about 18 months I’ve been the author of this blog – and I hope you join in celebrating my 1,000th post! Perhaps, I have set a pet blogger record. If so, I hope for the Tribune Company to present me with a silver scooper. When the Tribune launched ChicagoNow, I noted there was a... Read more »
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Search and Rescue Dog Interviews from Ground Zero and the Pentagon

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Everyone Loves Betty White

I spoke with Betty White just after she was recently honored by the Morris Animal Foundation for over 40 years of devotion as a member of their Board of Directors. Highlights of my interview with Betty White are seen in a video, and here’s my print story with Betty White from my Tribune Media Services... Read more »

The Tail of Two Species: Patricia McConnell Explains Why We Love Dogs

I’ve been asked many times who my favorite people are to interview. One day, I’ll figure out that answer, but I can tell you certified applied animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell is totally in the top-10. I love her books, I love the way she puts things. I’m a fan. And if you haven’t read “For... Read more »
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The Michael Vick Story, Bad: These Stories, Worse

It does get worse than Michael Vick, these stories illustrate how pervasive dog fighting is…Where was the national press when there was an eight-state bust (the biggest ever) involving hundreds of unfortunate dogs; or right here in Maywood dogfighting discovered at a day care center? Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on dogfighting on my On... Read more »
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