Posts tagged "WGN Radio"

Community Cats, Putting Cats to Work with Anne Beall

Community Cats, Putting Cats to Work with Anne Beall
Cats without owners number more or less about the same in number as those who are cared for, according to Anne Beall, author of Community Cats: A Journey into the World of Feral Cats.  Listen HERE to Anne’s conversation on WGN Radio on Steve Dale’s Pet World about her book and what she’s learned about feral/stray community... Read more »

Community Cats Author on Steve Dale's Pet World

Community Cats Author on Steve Dale's Pet World
Community Cats: A Journey into the World of Feral Cats is hot off the press, and the book’s author Anne Beall will be on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, 6:35AM Sunday, September 28. Listen HERE or 720AM. Oh rats! That’s how it began – living on Chicago’s near north side the vermin were everywhere. A... Read more »

Katherine Heigl, David Backes: Pets Not Adopted Matter

Katherine Heigl, David Backes: Pets Not Adopted Matter
“Let’s also remember the orphans who are euthanized,” says Mike Arms, CEO and president of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Arms created the annual “Remember Me Thursday” (on Sept. 25 this week) as a day to light real or virtual candles in memory of the millions of animals euthanized in America... Read more »
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Athletes for Animals, David Backes of the St. Louis Blues

Athletes for Animals, David Backes of the St. Louis Blues
David Backes is quite profound when it comes to the responsibility of professional athletes, as pro athletes have taken a hit over the past few years – from domestic abuse to illegal steroid usage. Walking the walk, or better put, skating the skate, the St. Louis Blues all-star created his own charity, called Athletes for... 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 »

Puppy Mill Project Celebrates Five Years, with Steve Dale

Puppy Mill Project Celebrates Five Years, with Steve Dale
Puppy Mill Project founder Cari Meyers helped to inspire a movement to close puppy mills. Celebrating five years, Meyers talks HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio. Bottom line is that’s it’s horrifying that puppy mills still exist. So, what to do? Since pet store dogs are from puppy mills, and large “industrial”... Read more »
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Pet Adoption on WGN Radio

Pet Adoption on WGN Radio
Adopting pets on the radio? It’s been done before – just a few weeks ago, Steve Cochran, Andrea Darlas and the WGN morning team made it possible to adopt a Coonhound mix from the Anti Cruelty Society named Marvin. Even Illinois Governor Pat Quinn got into the act, to help support pet adoption. Tuesday (September... Read more »

Puppy Mill Project Celebrates Five Years, on Steve Dale's Radio Show

Puppy Mill Project Celebrates Five Years, on Steve Dale's Radio Show
The Puppy Mill Project began five years with the intent to do something about still too many pet stores in the Chicago area selling dogs and cats. And those dogs are from puppy mills or commercial facilities. Cari Meyers was horrified by what puppy mills do, and outraged that for decades America – a humane... Read more »

Ron and Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation To Introduce Their First Service Dog

Ron and Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation To Introduce Their First Service Dog
Diabetic alert dogs – dogs actually trained to alert before a diabetic’s blood sugar crashes or surges – it’s amazing stuff. Vicki Santo speaks with me about the Ron and Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation , and how the non-profit came to be. It turns out the Cub great’s dog, named Joker, was able to do... Read more »
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Angel on a Leash Comes to Chicago

Angel on a Leash Comes to Chicago
David Frei of Angel on a Leash was in Chicago for a very special reason. He explains on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, that Angel on a Leash is partnering with our own Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Listen HERE.  Dave talks about animal assisted, and what it is….and the... Read more »
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