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The Steve Dale Pet World Petcast from 720 WGN.

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Steve Dale’s Pet World Full Show 06/16/19

Jun 16, 2019

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This morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World: Host Steve Dale is excited about a recent bill dedicated to protecting pets locked in kennels during fires. The bill is expected to be signed by the Governor Pritzker soon. Dr. Ebenezer Satyaraj joins the conversation over the phone as he and Steve discuss cats, allergies and his recent studies. According to Dr. Satyaraj, about 20% of adults have sensitivity to cat allergies, that is why he’s done research on the best way to […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World talks the Meow Meet-up: a Cat Conference and Feline Festival

Jun 9, 2019

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This morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World: Pet lovers and crazy cat ladies alike prepare for the Meow Meet-up beginning July 20-21 at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Brought to you by the Catnip Times, the Meow Meet-up is an immersive experiential event where cat lovers from all over Chicago and the Midwest come to enjoy all things cat – kitty yoga, a cat cafe, presentations by cat experts, paws-on workshops, celebrity cat meet & greets, shopping, […]

Steve Dale 6/2/2019 Full Show: Mutt Jackson is helping you keep your pet clean after some fun in the sun

Jun 2, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with Colette Bradley, Anti Cruelty Society, about their efforts to rescue and adopt out over 100 animals impacted by the devastating storms that occurred in Oklahoma. Paul Fehrenbacher, aka Mutt Jackson, also joins the show to talk Montrose Dog Beach and the self-service Mutt Jackson dog wash stations available on-site to help pet owners clean their dogs after a day of playing in the sand.    Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 5/26/2019 Full Show: Fostering animals is now a bit easier

May 26, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with Gloria Lissner, Founder of the Famous Fido Rescue and Adoption Alliance, about the issues surrounding puppy mills, the pet adoption process, and pet surrender cases. Gloria also provides details about the alliance’s upcoming Gala on May 31st to celebrate the lives of all animals. Ledy VanKavage, Senior Legislative Analyst at Best Friends, also joins the show to discuss a new Bill introduced in IL that sets to make fostering animals more affordable and easier. Learn more at […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 05/19/19 Full Show: Steve gets his bill passed

May 19, 2019

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Steve Dale is joined by Illinois Senator Donald De Witte and Illinois Director of Humane Society of the United States Marc Ayers via the phone to talk about an important bill. After a recent story about dogs who were locked in their kennel dying in a house fire, WGN Radio Pet Expert Steve Dale created a bill that protects your pets from eminent danger while locked in their kennel. The bill was passed in the House of Reps and Senate. […]

Steve Dale 5/12/2019 Full Show: Meet the new President of the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago!

May 12, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with President of the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago, Tracy Elliott, about his new role as President; the importance of dogs in the community; and the 25th Anniversary of Bark in The Park! Bark in The Park will take place June 18th from 9am-1pm at Soldier Field Stadium Green. For information visit http://www.anticruelty.org Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 5/5/2019 Full Show: Dr. Jane Goodall urges us to take care of all inhabitants of this planet

May 5, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with Dr. Jane Goodall about the Roots & Shoots Program, the work of the Jane Goodall Institute, and more. Dr. Goodall also discusses her optimism in humanity being able to heal the planet and protect our wild life.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 4/28/2019 Full Show: Gwen Cooper shares details about her latest book

Apr 28, 2019

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Steve Dale is joined by New York Times Bestselling Author Gwen Cooper to discuss her new book, “My Life In A Cat House“. Gwen shares her love for cats; the impact that one of her beloved cats, Homer the Blind Wonder Cat, left in her life and career as a whole; and more.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 4/21/2019 Full Show: Beverly Hills Dog Show

Apr 21, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with John O’Hurley to discuss the Beverly Hills Dog Show hosted by Purina. John talks about the celebrities to keep an eye out for, what to expect during the show, and what it makes it so much different from any other dog show. Steve also talks Earth Day, “Rabbits 101”, and answers listeners’ questions.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 04/14/19 Full Show: ReptileFest with Rich Crowley and Steve Dales House Bills

Apr 14, 2019

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Steve Dale is joined via the phone by President of Chicago Herpetological Society as they prepares for ReptileFest – the largest educational reptile festival. Last week, Dr. Marks gave us all the details on leptospirosis, but what happens when you fail to vaccinate your pet? Steve Dales talks about an hesitation to vaccinate. For more check out Steve’s website, http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 4/7/2019 Full Show: Happy Dog Bite Prevention Week!

Apr 7, 2019

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Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Natalie Marks Schneiderman to discuss bacterial infections and how to protect your pets and family members. Dr. Marks also talks about leptospirosis and how to recognize if your pet has come into contact with it; Dog Bite Prevention Week; and more.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 3/31/2019 Full Show: Healthy ways to train your new puppy

Mar 31, 2019

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Steve Dale is joined by Laura Monaco Torelli of Animal Behavior Training Concepts to discuss techniques to resolve behavior problems with your pet in a positive way. Laura shares tips on how to train a new puppy including ticker training, the importance of inflection when speaking to the puppy, and more.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 3/24/2019 Full Show: The works of the Jane Goodall Institute

Mar 24, 2019

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Steve Dale is joined by Carlos Drews, Executive Director of the Jane Goodall Institute, as they discuss Carlos’ background when working with animals and all that the institute does for animal welfare. Steve and Carlos also explore Dr. Jane Goodall’s nonstop commitment to chimpanzees, her nomination for a Nobel Peace Prize, and more.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 3/17/2019 Full Show: Building protection against fires in animal kennels

Mar 17, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with State Rep Diane Pappas, about an incident that occured in West Chicago where an animal kennel caught fire and as a result all of the pets inside passed away. There was no fire alarm system in place to notify first responders and this isn’t unlikely for many kennels all across the U.S. Steve Dale contacted the director of the Humane Society of the United States about the issue. Diane Pappas has gotten behind it and sponsored […]

Steve Dale 3/10/2019 Full Show: The future of dog food is starting in Chicago

Mar 10, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with Senior Brand Manager of RootLab, Chris O’Neil, about the future of dog food. A new dog food, created right in Chicago, RootLab is selling pet food with new proteins including crickets, Asian carp, and more. The new line of food is also working to improve the environment, especially Lake Michigan. Steve briefly discusses La Salle University’s policy changes to allow students to bring their pets with them to their residence halls; 2018’s list of most common […]

Steve Dale 03/03/2019 Full Show: Author and Social Psychologist Anne Beall joins the pet conversation

Mar 3, 2019

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Author and Social Psychologist Anne Beall joins Steve Dale in the studio as they discuss her new book Heartfelt Connections: How Animals and Humans Help Each Other on human-animal intersectionality  and the therapeutic benefits of having a pet. Did you miss the show? Watch it live on facebook here.  

Steve Dale 2/24/2019 Full Show: Paul Vallas believes animal welfare needs to be more of a priority in this city

Feb 24, 2019

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Steve Dale is joined in studio by Chicago Mayoral Candidate Paul Vallas to discuss his dreams and plans in ways to improve Chicago animal care and control, especially when it comes to companion animals. Paul expresses the vital role that animals have played in his life; his thoughts on animal welfare; the parallels that exist in the ways animals and people are treated; and more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 2/17/2019 Full Show: The fight for the puppy mill project pushes on

Feb 17, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks with Dr. David Oppenheim, Village Trustee in Vernon Hills, as Vernon Hills has become the 7th municipality in Illinois to join the fight in banning dogs/cats from being sold at pet stores. Steve then learns details about one of the most noteworthy cat shows in America, the Lincoln State Cat Show! Cary Plummer, co-chair of the cat show, discusses what’s in store this year including the show itself and the process the judges go through, the opportunity […]

Steve Dale 2/10/2019 Full Show

Feb 10, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks about the work of Susana Mendoza as she had previously spearheaded the puppy mill project in Chicago and the snowball affect it has had throughout the U.S. Steve also shares details about the upcoming Pour Your Heart Out event hosted by the Anti Cruelty Society; answers listeners’ questions and concerns; and more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 2/3/2019 Full Show: Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

Feb 3, 2019

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Steve Dale speaks about Dog Training and what products and techniques to avoid as a new pet owner during the early stages of the training process. He also answers listener’s questions and shares his excitement for the BIG game today…..The Puppy Bowl!   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World: CATitude at Windy Kitty

Jan 27, 2019

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This Morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World, A trifecta of fantastic guest as we talk to  Jenny Tiner, owner of Windy Kitty, Dr. Elizabeth Colleran a feline veterinarian and Dr. Ruth Ann Lobos from Purina. We are celebrating  Windy Kitty Cafe.  Windy City is a passionate place to come hang out, and a charming place to get your kitten fix – but it’s also a place where kittens are rescued. The owner of Windy Kitty, Jenny Tiner,  wanted to do more to help […]

Steve Dale Pet’s World: Tragedy in West Chicago

Jan 20, 2019

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This Morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Tragedy strikes in West Chicago, On Monday, January 14th at Bully Life Animal Services (formerly D and D Kennels), on County Farm Road, Garrett Mercado lost 30 dogs due to a tragic fire. Garrett wasn’t at home at the time of the fire, as he lived at this facility.  The fire started at 2N441 County Farm Road, police said. Authorities responded to the structure fire at about 5:30 a.m. Heroically at least 20 dogs […]

Steve Dale 1/13/2019 Full Show

Jan 13, 2019

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Steve Dale welcomes the Executive Director of South Suburban Humane Society, Emily Klehm, into the studio as she shares very exciting news about the opening of a new adoption facility in the Chicagoland Area. Good friend of the show, Doc Emrick, also chimes in to give Emily a very special surprise!   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale 1/6/2019 Full Show: It’s the year of Fear Free

Jan 6, 2019

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To kick off the New Year, Steve Dale speaks with “America’s Veterinarian”, Dr. Marty Becker about an initiative in Veterinarian medicine (Fear Free) that is changing the ways we think about everything that we do with our companion animals. To learn about Fear Free visit http://www.fearfreepets.com. Steve also speaks with Dr. Margie Scherk about the declawing of cats and how it is not necessary. They discuss alternatives to having your pet declawed including FELISCRATCH and behavior modification.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/30/2018

Dec 30, 2018

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Happy New Year! Steve Dale answers listeners’ questions and concerns about their pets; shares some of his new years resolutions; and more.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

WGN Nightside with Steve Dale | 12.25.18 | FULL SHOW

Dec 26, 2018

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Steve starts things off by chatting with Robert Montelongo, a Chaplain with the Chicago Police Department. Then, we get to hear a beautiful rendition of “O Come Let Us Adore Him”, “O Holy Night”, and “White Christmas” sung by Robert’s daughter, Emily Montelongro, accompanied on piano by Bob Biliskov. Arturo Andonaegui, a patrolman and Honor Guard Vocalist with the Chicago Police Department, joins the conversation and sings “Winter Wonderland”, and many more of our Christmas favorites, accompanied on piano by […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/23/2018: New Years Resolutions for Pets

Dec 23, 2018

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Happy Howlidays! Steve Dale speaks with the President of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. John de Jong, as he shares the work of the AMVA; the importance of watching your pet’s weight and physical activity; and more. Steve also provides the annual reading of “Twas a Pet’s Night Before Christmas”!   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale Preps for a Purrfect Holiday 12/18/19

Dec 20, 2018

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Host Steve Dale prepares for the holidays as he kicks off the show seeking the fountain of youth with Chairman of the Milken Institute Center for Future of Aging, Paul Irving. The Amazing Kreskin joins the conversation and gives us the latest on an upcoming movie about his life. Computer Technologist Fred Kilbourn steps in the studio with what is new in technology and what we are likely to see in 2019. Plus, he gives listeners a few tips on […]

Flea and tick prevention procedures should be all year round

Dec 16, 2018

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Matt Bubala fills-in for Steve Dale and is joined in studio by Dr. Natalie Marks of Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Marks talks about the effects weather has on ticks, the importance of flea and tick prevention all year round, and how to check your pet for ticks.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/9/2018

Dec 9, 2018

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Steve Dale shares his favorite experiences from his latest trip to Thailand and provides very interesting information about the elephants in that region as he visited an elephant rescue sanctuary. Steve also speaks with Dog trainer, Steve Frost, to discuss various methods of pet training; how to find the ideal pet trainer; and answer listeners’ questions.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Winter pet dangers that veterinarians wish you knew about

Dec 2, 2018

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Matt Bubala fills-in for Steve Dale and speaks with Dr. Heather Loenser, Staff Veterinary Adviser for Professional and Public Affairs with the American Animal Hospital Association, about the dangers of carbon monoxide and the importance of having carbon monoxide detectors. Dr. Loenser also talks other dangers your pet can be susceptible to that you may not be aware of.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

How you and your pet can prepare for the upcoming winter storms

Nov 25, 2018

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Matt Bubala fills-in for Steve Dale and takes a look at the incoming winter storms. Dave Schwan chimes in from the newsroom to share the anticipation and expectations of the first wintry mix of the season. Matt also shares valuable information and tips in order to help you guarantee your pets can be prepared and safe during the cold weather conditions.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/18/2018

Nov 18, 2018

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Steve Dale talks about the difference service animals have in the lives of veterans; answers listeners’ questions; the upcoming Decoding the Fearful Dog event that he is apart of; and much more. You can join Purina and ARF in their efforts to help veterans and their service animals by showing how thankful you are for your pet this holiday season. Use the hashtag #DogThanking and tag Purina (@Purina) on any social media platform and share why your dog is a […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/11/2018

Nov 11, 2018

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Steve Dale answers listeners’ questions; discusses the importance of service dogs; and invites Chicago Mayoral Candidate Lori Lightfoot to share why she cares about companion animals and how she plans to to ensure pet care education is easily accessible for all. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World: Full Show 11-4-18

Nov 4, 2018

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On this Election Day weekend, Steve Dale chats with candidate Paul Vallas about why companion animals are important to him. They also chat about issues like lead in water. Tune in here for the full show. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3563523/3563523_2018-11-04-094123.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/28/2018 | Fear Free Pets

Oct 28, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in-studio by America’s Veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker to learn the secret on how to remove the fear, anxiety and stress of veterinary visits. Dr. Becker shares information about Fear Free Pets, the many ways that procedures at the veterinarian have changed over time, and more.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/21/2018 | Pet Gotcha Day!

Oct 21, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in-studio by Crystal Broccardo of Pet Gotcha Day, accompanied by Batman and Wolverine, to discuss Pet Gotcha Day! with Heroes to the Rescue! The Pet Gotcha Day Foundation is a non-profit aiming to ensure that no pet is left-behind, regardless of age or being seen as “at risk”. Pet Gotcha Day! will be held November 3rd and will be a day filled with infamous superheroes, adoptable animals, and more. Tickets can be purchased HERE!   Learn more at […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/14/2018

Oct 14, 2018

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Steve Dale welcomes Dr. Brooke Bartell of MedVet Chicago into the studio to talk emergency medicines, the many concerns that arise during the Halloween season, and much more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/6/18

Oct 7, 2018

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On this episode, Steve chats with Shorty Rossi, star of Pit Boss on Animal Planet. Rossi is brining a Freedom Tour to Chicago this Wednesday, October 10.  He says that pit bulls are most commonly seen in animal shelters, but in fact, those pit bulls are mixed breeds.  One of his goals with this tour is to bring public awareness to these breeds of dogs. Greg Alonzo and his wife have been working with rescue pets for about eleven years, […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 9/30/18

Sep 30, 2018

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It’s a super spooky edition of Steve Dale’s Pet World as Steve chats Gabbie Roderer, Pet Living Manager at Chalet in Wilmette. Gabbie talks about the phenomenon of Halloween costumes for your pet and how to dress up your pet while making sure they stay comfortable. Plus, Steve reports on a new FDA warning regarding flea and tick products.   For more,  visit www.stevedalepetworld.com

Steve Dale’s Pet World 9/23/2018

Sep 23, 2018

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Steve Dale speaks with Fear Free Certified Dr. Todd McKracken. As the veterinary services manager at CEVA Animal Health, he is the veterinarian responsible for Chicago and much of the Midwest. Dr. McKracken discusses some concerns about certain flea and tick products due to a warning issued by the FDA, answers listeners’ questions, and more.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 9/16/2018

Sep 16, 2018

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Happy Puppy Mill Awareness Day! Steve Dale is joined in studio by Renata Block to discuss The Puppy Mill Project‘s march down Michigan Ave to create educational awareness about where dogs that are sold in stores are really coming form. Renata also shares information about Canine Companions for Independence and their upcoming doggie runway fashion show, HAUTE DOG | CHICAGO. The show will feature some of latest fall fashions, a silent auction, and much more. The show takes place September 20th at The Penninsula […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 9/9/2018

Sep 9, 2018

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Steve Dale speaks with veterinary parasitologist and distinguished professor at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Michael Dryden, about the expansion of ticks and the epidemic that is currently growing. Steve also discusses the importance of your cat’s diet and the direct effect it can have on your pet’s life span with Dr. Kurt Venator, chief medical officer at Purina.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World- 9/2/18

Sep 2, 2018

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In this episode ovarian cancer is the topic. Steve welcomes Vallie Szymanski of Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness  and and Sue Janson to talk about how dogs can help create a breakthrough with early discovery of ovarian cancer.   http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3542322/3542322_2018-09-02-092222.128.mp3

Steve Dale’s Pet World 8/26/18

Aug 26, 2018

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This week on Steve Dale’s Pet World: It’s National Dog Day! Steve welcomes Beckie Tomala of Chicago Canine Rescue to talk about saving and adopting dogs here in the city and the “Doc Emrick dogs” that are looking for their forever homes.

Steve Dale’s Pet World 8/19/2018

Aug 19, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in-studio by Erica Bishaf and Crystal Broccardo of Pet Gotcha Day to discuss their efforts to motivate potential animal adopters. Through 360-degree interactive videos, Pet Gotcha Day provides a way for you to get to know more about a future pet from the comfort of your home.     Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 8/12/2018

Aug 12, 2018

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Steve Dale speaks with the Executive Director of Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC), Kelly Gandurski, about the recent rescue of over 45 dogs from a home in the South Side of Chicago. CACC rescued every animal safely and all of the animals are currently being placed in homes and foster care at an amazing rate. Steve also speaks with Allycia Durst of the Lincoln Park Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers about the upcoming Bowling For Rhinos Fundraiser. 100% […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 8/5/2018

Aug 5, 2018

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Steve Dale speaks with Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas about the importance of companion animals and the impact they have on their owners and the communities they inhabit as well. Paul also shares his plans for Animal Care and Control and the integration of heightened focus on companion animals if he wins the election.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 07/29/18

Jul 29, 2018

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Natalie Marks joined the show to discuss ‘Fear Free’. It is a new initiative in veterinarian clinics that takes extra steps to make sure you pet has positive and relaxed experience. Learn more @ http://www.stevedale.tv http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3530610/3530610_2018-07-29-104910.128.mp3

Steve Dale’s Pet World 7/22/2018

Jul 22, 2018

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Steve Dale speaks with the Co-founder of Alley Cat Allies, Becky Robinson, as she prepares to be today’s keynote speaker at The Meow Meet-Up. Becky shares details about what Alley Cat Allies is, the benefits of TNR (trap-neuter-return), and more. The Board Secretary and Adoption Counselor at CARE – Community Animal Rescue Effort Adoption Center, Diane Moe, also calls-in to talk about all of the work the center does and the opening of the new facilities in Skokie.   Learn more […]

Steve Dale 7/15/2018: Susan Russell, former director of Chicago Animal Care and Control

Jul 15, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in studio by the former director of Chicago Animal Care and Control, Susan Russell, to discuss her controversial firing. Susan and Steve explore her accomplishments while working with the Chicago Animal Care and Control; the importance of continuing to support the volunteers and all other employees in their efforts; and more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 7/8/2018

Jul 8, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Kendall Houlihan and CEO and Co-Founder of the Catnip Times, Lauren Mieli Morales, to get a full rundown on the upcoming Meow Meet Up – the largest cat convention in Chicago. Held July 21-22 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, the convention will feature various informative presentations, kitty-yoga, and more.   You can save $5 on your ticket to the Meow Meet Up by using the Promo Code STEVE http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3523726/3523726_2018-07-08-085826.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3 Learn […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 07/01/2018

Jul 1, 2018

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As the summer heat officially hits,  Steve Dale advises everyone to take their dogs out for an  early morning walk to avoid the heat and remember to never leave your pet inside a hot car. Alderman Nick Sposato joins Steve to discuss the recent termination of Susan Russell, Executive Director of Chicago Animal Care ad Control. Learn more at: https://stevedalepetworld.com/     http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3521648/3521648_2018-07-01-101248.128.mp3

Steve Dale’s Pet World 06/24/2018

Jun 24, 2018

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Steve broadcasts for the first time from WGN Radio’s new home on Wacker Drive.   He speaks with Veterinarian, Dr. Sheldon Rubin who is known as the go to guy to get all of your pet questions answered.  They open with a discussion talking about Dr. Rubin’s history being on WGN Radio. Dr. Rubin gives advice on how often you should take your pet to the vet, the importance of vaccinations and how to go about getting the right advice when it comes to your pet. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3519176/3519176_2018-06-24-101916.128.mp3

Steve Dale’s Pet World 06/24/2018

Jun 24, 2018

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Steve broadcasts for the first time from WGN Radio’s new home on Wacker Drive.   He speaks with Veterinarian, Dr. Sheldon Rubin who is known as the go to guy to get all of your pet questions answered.  They open with a discussion talking about Dr. Rubin’s history being on WGN Radio. Dr. Rubin gives advice on how often you should take your pet to the vet, the importance of vaccinations and how to go about getting the right advice when it comes to your pet. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3519176/3519176_2018-06-24-101916.128.mp3

Steve Dale’s Pet World 6/17/2018

Jun 17, 2018

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As the fireworks continue to hit the shelves to celebrate the 4th of July, it’s a great time to begin preparing for your pet’s reactions to fireworks. Steve Dale speaks with Dr. Jennifer Styrski of CEVA Animal Health to discuss the many ways to handle your pet’s fears of fireworks and all the noise pollution that will be created. The recent arrest made in Wisconsin lead to the discovery of 400 animals, snakes, frogs, and other reptiles. Small Scale Reptile […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 6/17/2018

Jun 17, 2018

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As the fireworks continue to hit the shelves to celebrate the 4th of July, it’s a great time to begin preparing for your pet’s reactions to fireworks. Steve Dale speaks with Dr. Jennifer Styrski of CEVA Animal Health to discuss the many ways to handle your pet’s fears of fireworks and all the noise pollution that will be created. The recent arrest made in Wisconsin lead to the discovery of 400 animals, snakes, frogs, and other reptiles. Small Scale Reptile […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 6/3/2018

Jun 10, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Paul Fehrenbacher aka Mutt Jackson to discuss the amazing work of the company and their latest additions of the on-site area to Montrose Dog Beach. The two also share tips when acclimating your pet to large dog parks like the Montrose Dog Beach (MonDog) which is Chicago’s first legal off-leash beach.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 6/3/2018

Jun 10, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Paul Fehrenbacher aka Mutt Jackson to discuss the amazing work of the company and their latest additions of the on-site area to Montrose Dog Beach. The two also share tips when acclimating your pet to large dog parks like the Montrose Dog Beach (MonDog) which is Chicago’s first legal off-leash beach.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 6/3/2018

Jun 3, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Anne Beall to talk about her books “Heartfelt Connections” and “Community Cats”. She shares the research that went into writing both pieces, the many ways her perception of what pets are capable of has changed, and more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 6/3/2018

Jun 3, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Anne Beall to talk about her books “Heartfelt Connections” and “Community Cats”. She shares the research that went into writing both pieces, the many ways her perception of what pets are capable of has changed, and more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/27/2018

May 27, 2018

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July 21-22 marks the largest cat convention in Chicago – Meow Meet Up. Steve Dale is joined by CEO and Co-Founder of the Catnip Times, Lauren Mieli Morales, to discuss what the Catnip Times is and how it has evolved throughout the years. Lauren also shares details about the upcoming Meow Meet Up, including demonstrations and workshops, kitty yoga, “cat-lebrity” meet & greets, and more. You can save $5 on your ticket to the Meow Meet Up by using the […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/27/2018

May 27, 2018

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July 21-22 marks the largest cat convention in Chicago – Meow Meet Up. Steve Dale is joined by CEO and Co-Founder of the Catnip Times, Lauren Mieli Morales, to discuss what the Catnip Times is and how it has evolved throughout the years. Lauren also shares details about the upcoming Meow Meet Up, including demonstrations and workshops, kitty yoga, “cat-lebrity” meet & greets, and more. You can save $5 on your ticket to the Meow Meet Up by using the […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/20/2018

May 20, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Cook County Veterinarian Dr. Donna Alexander to talk about ways to be proactive when protecting yourself and your pet from the dangers of ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes. Cook County offers Low Cost Rabies Clinics and Microchip Clinics to help with prevention, learn more at http://www.cookcountyil.gov Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/20/2018

May 20, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Cook County Veterinarian Dr. Donna Alexander to talk about ways to be proactive when protecting yourself and your pet from the dangers of ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes. Cook County offers Low Cost Rabies Clinics and Microchip Clinics to help with prevention, learn more at http://www.cookcountyil.gov Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/13/2018

May 13, 2018

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Steve Dale speaks with 21st District Senator Michael Connelly about the dangers of dogs being trapped in cars during the warm summer months. Michael is behind a bill that allows citizens to interfere when seeing a dog trapped inside a hot car, the same way they can when they see a child left in a hot car.  Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/13/2018

May 13, 2018

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Steve Dale speaks with 21st District Senator Michael Connelly about the dangers of dogs being trapped in cars during the warm summer months. Michael is behind a bill that allows citizens to interfere when seeing a dog trapped inside a hot car, the same way they can when they see a child left in a hot car.  Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/6/2018

May 6, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in the studio by the Vice President of Operations for the Anti-Cruelty Society, David Dinger. Steve and David discuss some of the many issues that plague pet-owners throughout the city of Chicago, including the regulations of “pet-friendly” apartments and condominiums. David also shares details about the society’s upcoming Bark in the Park event. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 5/6/2018

May 6, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in the studio by the Vice President of Operations for the Anti-Cruelty Society, David Dinger. Steve and David discuss some of the many issues that plague pet-owners throughout the city of Chicago, including the regulations of “pet-friendly” apartments and condominiums. David also shares details about the society’s upcoming Bark in the Park event. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/29/2018

Apr 29, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in studio by Carole Yuster and Susie Raskin of K9 Reading Buddies to learn about how dogs are helping kids improve their reading and comprehension skills. Carole and Susie also share details about the upcoming K9 Pup Strut & Expo taking place on May 5th to celebrate 10 years of service. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/29/2018

Apr 29, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in studio by Carole Yuster and Susie Raskin of K9 Reading Buddies to learn about how dogs are helping kids improve their reading and comprehension skills. Carole and Susie also share details about the upcoming K9 Pup Strut & Expo taking place on May 5th to celebrate 10 years of service. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/15/2018

Apr 15, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in studio by Jenny Tiner from Windy Kitty Cat Café and Lounge to discuss cleaning up with cat adoptions. Janet Davies of WLS-TV and Gina Zaro of Precious Cats ULTRA cat litter also join the conversation to share how they’re helping the café find loving homes for cats. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/15/2018

Apr 15, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in studio by Jenny Tiner from Windy Kitty Cat Café and Lounge to discuss cleaning up with cat adoptions. Janet Davies of WLS-TV and Gina Zaro of Precious Cats ULTRA cat litter also join the conversation to share how they’re helping the café find loving homes for cats. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/8/18

Apr 8, 2018

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Everyone loves a movie with a courageous K9! Today, Steve talks with director Richard Lanni about his recent animated film, “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero.”

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/8/18

Apr 8, 2018

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Everyone loves a movie with a courageous K9! Today, Steve talks with director Richard Lanni about his recent animated film, “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero.”

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/1/18

Apr 1, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Jayne Vitale from North Shore Animal League America and shares how you can assist Purina in helping the Animal League’s Education program by watching the Beverly Hills Dog Show. Steve also speaks with 36th ward Alderman Gilbert Villegas to learn about his plans to ensure dogs can be rescued from being left in hot cars. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/1/18

Apr 1, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Jayne Vitale from North Shore Animal League America and shares how you can assist Purina in helping the Animal League’s Education program by watching the Beverly Hills Dog Show. Steve also speaks with 36th ward Alderman Gilbert Villegas to learn about his plans to ensure dogs can be rescued from being left in hot cars. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/25/18

Mar 25, 2018

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Traveling safely on an airline with your pet remains a major concern for plenty of home owners and many politicians are trying to find solutions. Steve speaks with New York Senator Marisol Alcantara who has plans to make flying safer for pets. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/25/18

Mar 25, 2018

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Traveling safely on an airline with your pet remains a major concern for plenty of home owners and many politicians are trying to find solutions. Steve speaks with New York Senator Marisol Alcantara who has plans to make flying safer for pets. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/18/18

Mar 18, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Benji creator Joe Camp as there is a new Benji movie coming out! You can see the new Benji film on Netflix now. Steve also shares an update regarding his efforts to speak with United Airlines after the unfortunate pet-related incidents that have been occurring. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/18/18

Mar 18, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Benji creator Joe Camp as there is a new Benji movie coming out! You can see the new Benji film on Netflix now. Steve also shares an update regarding his efforts to speak with United Airlines after the unfortunate pet-related incidents that have been occurring. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/11/18

Mar 11, 2018

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Steve Dale talks Susan Burrows of Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy. Susan explains the organization’s mission, the various programs they offer, and provides clarification with the difference between assisted therapy dogs and service dogs. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/11/18

Mar 11, 2018

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Steve Dale talks Susan Burrows of Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy. Susan explains the organization’s mission, the various programs they offer, and provides clarification with the difference between assisted therapy dogs and service dogs. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/4/18

Mar 5, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Susan Burrows about animal assisted therapy dogs in the Rainbow Therapy dog program Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/4/18

Mar 4, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Susan Burrows about animal assisted therapy dogs in the Rainbow Therapy dog program Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/25/18

Feb 26, 2018

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The Animal Welfare League has been facing serious issues and it seems that these issues are not new, but in fact have been on-going. Steve Dale is joined by former employee of the shelter, Crystal Broccardo, and former volunteer and currently serving as the Canine Foster Director at Evanston Humane, Kameron Bratt. Crystal and Cameron share their experiences with working with the shelter and more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/25/18

Feb 25, 2018

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The Animal Welfare League has been facing serious issues and it seems that these issues are not new, but in fact have been on-going. Steve Dale is joined by former employee of the shelter, Crystal Broccardo, and former volunteer and currently serving as the Canine Foster Director at Evanston Humane, Kameron Bratt. Crystal and Cameron share their experiences with working with the shelter and more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/18/18

Feb 19, 2018

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Today on Steve Dale’s Pet World: You’ve heard of dog shows…..but what do cats do at cat shows? Steve Dale finds out with the co-chair of the Lincoln State Cat Show. Plus,  Steve talks about his concerns about the Animal Welfare League and the current controversy surrounding the organization as well as the recent recall of certain canned dog food.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/18/18

Feb 18, 2018

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Today on Steve Dale’s Pet World: You’ve heard of dog shows…..but what do cats do at cat shows? Steve Dale finds out with the co-chair of the Lincoln State Cat Show. Plus,  Steve talks about his concerns about the Animal Welfare League and the current controversy surrounding the organization as well as the recent recall of certain canned dog food.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/11/18

Feb 12, 2018

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You’ve heard of food pantries for people in need, there are also pet food pantries! Dara Salk of Friendship Pet Food Pantry joins Steve Dale to share what a pet food pantry is, their mission, how you can get involved, and much more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/11/18

Feb 11, 2018

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You’ve heard of food pantries for people in need, there are also pet food pantries! Dara Salk of Friendship Pet Food Pantry joins Steve Dale to share what a pet food pantry is, their mission, how you can get involved, and much more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/4/18

Feb 5, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Mr. CatSpot, Jeff Limbaugh, to share the story behind the creation of CatSpot Litter, the many benefits it has for your pet and you as a pet owner, and much more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/4/18

Feb 4, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Mr. CatSpot, Jeff Limbaugh, to share the story behind the creation of CatSpot Litter, the many benefits it has for your pet and you as a pet owner, and much more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/28/18

Jan 29, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Natalie Marks of Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago to share myths and facts about the dog flu, steps to prevention, and much more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/28/18

Jan 28, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Natalie Marks of Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago to share myths and facts about the dog flu, steps to prevention, and much more. Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/21/18

Jan 22, 2018

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February is spay/neuter month and Steve Dale, along with Cook County Veterinarian Dr. Donna Alexander, share why it is so important. Dr. Alexander also talks about the rebate program that Cook County has in effect to encourage pet owners to get their pets spay/neutered and the untold truths about rabies.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/21/18

Jan 21, 2018

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February is spay/neuter month and Steve Dale, along with Cook County Veterinarian Dr. Donna Alexander, share why it is so important. Dr. Alexander also talks about the rebate program that Cook County has in effect to encourage pet owners to get their pets spay/neutered and the untold truths about rabies.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/14/18

Jan 15, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Cari Meyers of The Puppy Mill Project about the continuing battle to ensure that more and more pet stores are not able to sell dogs and cats. Gail Czarnecki-Maulden, also known as “The Queen Of Poop”, chimes in to share the importance of nutritional supplements and monitoring what comes out of your pet in regards to their health.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/14/18

Jan 14, 2018

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Steve Dale talks with Cari Meyers of The Puppy Mill Project about the continuing battle to ensure that more and more pet stores are not able to sell dogs and cats. Gail Czarnecki-Maulden, also known as “The Queen Of Poop”, chimes in to share the importance of nutritional supplements and monitoring what comes out of your pet in regards to their health.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/7/18

Jan 8, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in the studio by the voice of the NHL on NBC, Mike “Doc” Emrick. Steve and Mike discuss Blackhawks and reflect back on some of the coldest games the NHL has experienced. Mike also talks about his love for dogs and pet adoption.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/7/18

Jan 7, 2018

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Steve Dale is joined in the studio by the voice of the NHL on NBC, Mike “Doc” Emrick. Steve and Mike discuss Blackhawks and reflect back on some of the coldest games the NHL has experienced. Mike also talks about his love for dogs and pet adoption.   Learn more at http://www.stevedale.tv

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/31/17

Jan 1, 2018

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Steve Dale discusses the importance of ensuring your pets are safe during this cold weather by use of coats, items to protect their paws, and more. As we prepare to celebrate the New Year, Steve also talks Pet Resolutions and answers listeners’ questions.

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/31/17

Dec 31, 2017

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Steve Dale discusses the importance of ensuring your pets are safe during this cold weather by use of coats, items to protect their paws, and more. As we prepare to celebrate the New Year, Steve also talks Pet Resolutions and answers listeners’ questions.

Steve Dale Bonus Hour (12/29/17)

Dec 31, 2017

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Steve Dale (in for Bill and Wendy) is joined by WGN-TV political analyst Paul Lisnek for the Bonus Hour as they discuss their “shtick”, the late Rose Marie and the upcoming film about her nine decades in show business, what’s on the horizon in Illinois and national politics in 2018, and more.

Steve Dale Bonus Hour (12/29/17)

Dec 30, 2017

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Steve Dale (in for Bill and Wendy) is joined by WGN-TV political analyst Paul Lisnek for the Bonus Hour as they discuss their “shtick”, the late Rose Marie and the upcoming film about her nine decades in show business, what’s on the horizon in Illinois and national politics in 2018, and more.

Tax talk with Jim Baird and Michael Calahan of Plante Moran

Dec 30, 2017

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Steve Dale (in for Bill and Wendy) welcomes CPA Tax Partner Michael Calahan and CPA and Certified Financial Planner Jim Baird to answer your end-of year tax questions and try to clarify the uncertainty surrounding the new GOP bill and whether or not it’s worth it for you to prepay your property tax.

Doc Emrick on the struggling Blackhawks: “I thought they would be doing far better… at this point”

Dec 30, 2017

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Steve Dale welcomes the voice of the NHL on NBC, Mike “Doc” Emrick, along with legendary dog show announcer David Frei and as it turns out, both guys are big fans of each other. Emrick and Frei try to call each other’s events, then Doc talks about the reeling Blackhawks, the surprising Golden Knights and the 10th anniversary of the Winter Classic.

Tax talk with Jim Baird and Michael Calahan of Plante Moran

Dec 29, 2017

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Steve Dale (in for Bill and Wendy) welcomes CPA Tax Partner Michael Calahan and CPA and Certified Financial Planner Jim Baird to answer your end-of year tax questions and try to clarify the uncertainty surrounding the new GOP bill and whether or not it’s worth it for you to prepay your property tax.

Doc Emrick on the struggling Blackhawks: “I thought they would be doing far better… at this point”

Dec 29, 2017

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Steve Dale welcomes the voice of the NHL on NBC, Mike “Doc” Emrick, along with legendary dog show announcer David Frei and as it turns out, both guys are big fans of each other. Emrick and Frei try to call each other’s events, then Doc talks about the reeling Blackhawks, the surprising Golden Knights and the 10th anniversary of the Winter Classic.

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/24/17

Dec 25, 2017

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Steve Dale is joined by Illinois State Senator Michael Connelly,  21st District, and Suzanne Hart, Will County Legislative Chairwoman. Michael and Suzanne explain the details of a new proposal to ban the sale of dogs and cats at pet stores.

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/24/17

Dec 24, 2017

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Steve Dale is joined by Illinois State Senator Michael Connelly,  21st District, and Suzanne Hart, Will County Legislative Chairwoman. Michael and Suzanne explain the details of a new proposal to ban the sale of dogs and cats at pet stores.

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/17/17

Dec 18, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with the founder of the Windy Kitty Cafe, Jenny Tiner. Jenny and Steve talk about the Grand Opening, what a cat cafe is, and much more.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/17/17

Dec 17, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with the founder of the Windy Kitty Cafe, Jenny Tiner. Jenny and Steve talk about the Grand Opening, what a cat cafe is, and much more.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/10/17

Dec 11, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Dr. Anne Cohen, member of the Medvet Chicago team that is residency trained in Emergency and Critical Care Emergency. Anne and Steve talk HOWLiday safety and how to be mindful of what you use when decorating for the Holidays to be sure no harm will be done to your pets.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/10/17

Dec 10, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Dr. Anne Cohen, member of the Medvet Chicago team that is residency trained in Emergency and Critical Care Emergency. Anne and Steve talk HOWLiday safety and how to be mindful of what you use when decorating for the Holidays to be sure no harm will be done to your pets.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/03/2017

Dec 4, 2017

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Steve Dale talks about a survey that compares the intelligence levels of dogs compared to cats; a solution to cats scratching and potentially damaging furniture called feliscratch; and much more.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/03/2017

Dec 3, 2017

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Steve Dale talks about a survey that compares the intelligence levels of dogs compared to cats; a solution to cats scratching and potentially damaging furniture called feliscratch; and much more.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/26/2017

Nov 27, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Theresa DePorter, about varies ways that cat owners can encourage appropriate patterns of behavior. One new product that is highlighted is Feliscratch, which helps attracts cats to their posts and other play areas and minimize possible damage done to furniture due to scratching. Steve also talks with Dr. Sue Ettinger, Veterinary Oncologist, to discuss the stigmas and misconceptions of cancer, how important early detection is, and more. In order to get the best detection […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/26/2017

Nov 26, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Theresa DePorter, about varies ways that cat owners can encourage appropriate patterns of behavior. One new product that is highlighted is Feliscratch, which helps attracts cats to their posts and other play areas and minimize possible damage done to furniture due to scratching. Steve also talks with Dr. Sue Ettinger, Veterinary Oncologist, to discuss the stigmas and misconceptions of cancer, how important early detection is, and more. In order to get the best detection […]

David Frei joins Steve Dale to discuss the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2017

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This Thanksgiving marks David Frei’s seventeenth year working with Purina for the National Dog Show. Dog show host David Frei joins Steve to discuss why this particular dog show is different for all the others.  This is a “benched dog show. There are only three left in the country,” Frei says. For this type of event, dogs have to be up on their bench when not being showed and lined up in alphabetical order with their owners. People can then walk around and see […]

David Frei joins Steve Dale to discuss the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving

Nov 19, 2017

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This Thanksgiving marks David Frei’s seventeenth year working with Purina for the National Dog Show. Dog show host David Frei joins Steve to discuss why this particular dog show is different for all the others.  This is a “benched dog show. There are only three left in the country,” Frei says. For this type of event, dogs have to be up on their bench when not being showed and lined up in alphabetical order with their owners. People can then walk around and see […]

Steve Dale Full Show: 11-11-17

Nov 13, 2017

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This week, Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Marty Becker where they discuss Fear Free Veterinary professionals and how the notion begins inside the home with Fear Free Happy Homes. Tune in!

Steve Dale Full Show: 11-11-17

Nov 12, 2017

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This week, Steve Dale is joined by Dr. Marty Becker where they discuss Fear Free Veterinary professionals and how the notion begins inside the home with Fear Free Happy Homes. Tune in!

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/5/17

Nov 6, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Lee Linklater of the Assisi Animal Foundation to discuss the 29th Annual Assisi Foundation Dinner Dance on November 11th. Tickets are still available: HERE! Steve also talks with Emily Klehm, CEO of the South Suburban Humane Society in Chicago Heights, Illinois. They discuss the recent rescue of 47 dogs from a hoarding and dog breeding operation in Peotone.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/5/17

Nov 5, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Lee Linklater of the Assisi Animal Foundation to discuss the 29th Annual Assisi Foundation Dinner Dance on November 11th. Tickets are still available: HERE! Steve also talks with Emily Klehm, CEO of the South Suburban Humane Society in Chicago Heights, Illinois. They discuss the recent rescue of 47 dogs from a hoarding and dog breeding operation in Peotone.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/22/17 | Safe Pets for Joliet

Oct 30, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Peggy Grandahl of Safe Pets for Joliet to discuss the importance of Companion Animal and Consumer Protection.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/22/17 | Safe Pets for Joliet

Oct 29, 2017

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Steve Dale talks with Peggy Grandahl of Safe Pets for Joliet to discuss the importance of Companion Animal and Consumer Protection.  

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/22/17 | Say Hello to the Rock-Cats!

Oct 22, 2017

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Steve Dale welcomes some talented felines to the studio to demonstrate the high intelligence of cats and show the results of “click-training”: a technique that uses positive reinforcement to train animals to do incredible things!

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/15/17

Oct 15, 2017

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Charlie Propsom of Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control  has some adoptable kittens among the cats everywhere at CACC. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3411018/steve-dale-10-15-17_2017-10-15-090018.64kmono.mp3

An Update on Puerto Rico With Certified Dog Behavior Consultant Terrie Hayward

Oct 8, 2017

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What’s really happening now in Puerto Rico regarding the dogs and cats, or perros y gatos? And how do the people there feel about the response? Steve Dale speaks with dog trainer Terrie Hayward, a certified dog behavior consultant and dog trainer, who lives in Rincon, Puerto Rico, on the far west side of the island. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3408342/3408342_2017-10-08-091542.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3

Strut Your Stuff With Your Mutt at the Chicago Canine Rescue’s Mutt Strut

Oct 1, 2017

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Ana Johnson, shelter manager at Chicago Canine Rescue joined Steve Dale this morning to talk about their big Mutt Strutt! Steve also shares some important cat news from Chicago Animal Care and Control.

Molly The Fire Safety Dog Makes A Pit Stop to WGN Radio

Sep 24, 2017

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s Molly the Fire Safety Dog! Molly and nationally recognized fire safety expert, Dayna Hilton, aka “Firefighter Dayna” joined Steve Dale in the studio this morning. Hilton talks about her inspiration to start the Keep Kids Fire Safe ® Foundation which is dedicated to teaching fire safety knowledge and skills to children and their caregivers based on fire safety research. They also talk about the importance of having an escape plan, knowing what to […]

National Puppy Mill Awareness Day and Puppy Up

Sep 17, 2017

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Luke Robinson, the founder of Puppy Up, joins Steve Dale on the phone this morning to talk about his amazing organization that supports funding for cancer studies in dogs and people. It’s also National Puppy Mill Awareness Day! Hooray! Steve tells listeners how they can participate in the National Puppy Mill Awareness March on Michigan Avenue that is happening this afternoon! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399882/3399882_2017-09-17-092822.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3  

An Update on Hurricane Irma, The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and Preparing Your Pets For Natural Disasters

Sep 10, 2017

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This morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Steve spoke to veterinarian Dr. Patrick Flynn in Florida. The doctor is in Clearwater, FL which isn’t far from Tampa. Steve speaks to him about why he stayed and what the weather is looking like. Then, Dr. Bill Folger joins us from Houston. He gives us an update about the city overall, specifically the pets.  Also, pet disaster preparedness! Steve shares some tips on how to prepare your pets for an emergency evacuation. […]

Steve Dale’s Pet World: Types Of Service Dogs, Reducing Your Cat’s Anxiety & Stress, and Pet Rescues in Hurricane Harvey’s Wake

Sep 3, 2017

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This morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Dr. Aubrey Fine joins the show to talk about all of the different types of services dogs there are and the good work they are doing. After that, Dr. Mike Lappin stops by to speak about the research that is being done for our felines when it comes to stress.  Steve also discusses animal rescues during Hurricane Harvey. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3394344/3394344_2017-09-03-091444.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3  

Celebrating Santo

Aug 27, 2017

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Steve Dale sits down with Vicki Santo of the Ron and Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation to talk about the annual “Celebrating Santo” fundraiser. Vicki also speaks about training these life-saving dogs, and how you can help. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3391689/3391689_2017-08-27-093029.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3

Exciting News from the Windy Kitty Cat Cafe and Lounge!

Aug 20, 2017

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Cole & Marmalade‘s Chris Poole and Jenny Tiner of The Windy Kitty Cat Cafe and Lounge shares some exciting news this morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World.  Steve also speaks with Dometi Pongo about what to do with your pets during Monday’s eclipse.

The K-9 Frisbee World Championship is coming to Naperville!

Aug 13, 2017

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Chuck Middleton, Champion Frisbee Disk Player, joins Steve Dale this morning to talk about the K-9 Frisbee World Championship. Steve also shares updates about the dog flu, The Windy Kitty Cat Cafe and Lounge and more!

You Can NOW Wash Your Dog at Montrose Dog Beach!

Aug 6, 2017

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Paul Fehrenbacher aka Mutt Jackson himself joins Steve Dale this morning to talk about the new self-service dog wash stations at Montrose Dog Beach. The two also discuss what else is on the horizon for the company! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3383655/3383655_2017-08-06-095655.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3

Can Dogs Really Detect Cancer In Humans?

Jul 30, 2017

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Vallie Szymanski of Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization joins Steve Dale this morning to talk about how dogs – that’s right – dogs are actually identifying cancers!

The Importance Of Preventative Care For Our Pets And Double-Defense

Jul 23, 2017

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This week on Steve Dale’s Pet World: Dr. Janet Donlin, Executive Vice President/CEO of  American Veterinary Medical Association joins the show to talk about the importance of preventative care for our pets. Listen in as she explains why going to your veterinarian regularly can make all the difference in your pet’s health. Then, veterinary parasitologist Dr. Byron Blagburn, Distinguished University Professor at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, tells us about a new protocol, called Double-Defense, that works towards protecting dogs from the […]

A Purffect Addition: Chicago’s First Cat Café Is Coming To The Windy City!

Jul 16, 2017

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The Windy City Cat Cafe and Lounge is finally happening…but they need your help! This morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Steve speaks to Jennifer Tiner, who has launched a campaign to open Windy City Cat Café and Lounge. To donate to the cafe, you click here:  INDIEGOGO Windy City Cat Café and Lounge Campaign.  

Could Illinois be the first to ban performing elephants?

Jul 9, 2017

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Marc Ayers, Illinois State Director for the Humane Society of the United States, joins Steve Dale to explain how Illinois could become the first state to ban performing elephants but Governor Rauner has yet to sign the bill.  Also, there are some new rules regarding rescuing dogs from hot cars.

All things cats with Dr. Drew Weigner

Jul 2, 2017

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Dr. Drew Weigner, feline veterinarian, and a board member of the Winn Feline Foundation, reveals some exciting news from the recent Winn Feline symposium in Chicago and answers your cat questions on Steve Dale’s Pet World.

The Good Stuff Pet Truck Tour Rolls Into Chicago

Jun 25, 2017

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The Good Stuff Pet Truck Tour is rolling into Chicago this week with FREE samples. Listen in to find out how you can get in on the fun and get positive reinforcement dog training tips with Vita Bone Trainers!

What’s going on at Tree House Humane Society?

Jun 18, 2017

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This morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Steve speaks to Leona Less, a former employee of Tree House Humane Society.  Leona joins the show to discuss what’s gone wrong at Tree House, sadly. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3366486/3366486_2017-06-18-082726.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3793.mp3

Ending FIP

Jun 11, 2017

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On this week’s Steve Dale’s Pet World, Susan Gingrich, founder of the Winn Feline Foundation Bria Fund joins the show to discuss Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) and the upcoming Winn Feline Foundation Annual Symposium at The Fairmont Chicago on June 29 (200 N. Columbus Dr.).

Dr. Anne Beall on the Power of the Human Animal Bond

Jun 4, 2017

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Author and social psychologist Dr. Anne E. Beall joins Steve Dale this morning to talk about her book “Heartfelt Connections“, which explores the relationships that occur between humans and animals. During the show, Beall describes the many people whose lives have been changed tremendously by animals and more.

Companions for heroes: Pets for Vets

May 28, 2017

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Pets for Vets Chicagoland Chapter Director Roger Rosenquist joins Steve this morning to talk about how service dogs make a real difference.

Punching Out Parvo

May 21, 2017

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Emily Klehm,  CEO of the South Suburban Humane Society joins Steve Dale in the studio this morning to talk about the importance of pet adoption in the south suburbs and the society’s upcoming events…which includes free Parvo Vaccine clinics throughout the summer to dogs and a 5K!

Bark in the Park 2017 & Anti-Cruelty Punishment To Fit The Crime

May 14, 2017

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Steve Dale with David Dinger from the Anti-Cruelty Society. Talking about their annual event & How can we get the punishment to fit the crime when it comes to animal cruelty. Be a part of the 23rd Annual Bark in the Park 5K and Fundraiser. http://www.barkinthepark.org/ ​Date: Sunday, May, 21, 2017 Location: Soldier Field Stadium Green, Chicago, IL 5K Kickoff Time: 10 a.m. Beer tent opens: 11 a.m. Scavenger hunt begins: 11:45 a.m. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3353954/3353954_2017-05-14-084554.64kmono.mp3

Pet Care in the New Century with Dr. Aaron Jackson

May 7, 2017

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Dr. Aaron Jackson, Medical Director of MedVet Chicago joined Steve in the studio to talk about amazing gains in veterinary medicine. Listen here!

Animal Planet’s Victoria Stilwell on Guardians of the Night and puppy mill awareness

Apr 30, 2017

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Victoria Stilwell,  from “It’s Me or the Dog” on Animal Planet joins the show to talk about this amazing series  “Guardians of the Night” that highlights what dogs can do for and do for us all the time and we might not even know about. Steve and Victoria also discuss the importance of raising awareness of the inhumane practice of puppy mills.

Comptroller Susana Mendoza discusses the relaunch of the Comptroller’s Critters Program

Apr 23, 2017

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Illinois State Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza joins Steve to talk about the resurrection of the Comptroller’s Critters Program (in memory of Judy Barr Topinka) that supports pet adoptions from animal shelters.  They will also talk about the bill still hangin’ on in Illinois that supports puppy mills. And if you live in IL, you or members of your family might have money that’s just waiting for you to claim it from the offices of the Illinois State Treasurer. It’s called […]

Pet expert Steve Dale answers your pet questions!

Apr 16, 2017

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There’s a lot to chat about this morning on Steve Dale’s Pet World including the best age to spay or neuter your cat, how to stop your dog from jumping on people and also how the Chicago Blackhawks are supporting Chicago Animal Care and Control. Find all the answers to these questions and more right here on this podcast.

Free Free and Cat Friendly Practices

Apr 9, 2017

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This week on Steve Dale’s Pet World: America’s Veterinarian, Dr. Marty Becker joins the show. Dr. Marty is responsible for the Fear Free initiative that aims to take the “pet” out of “petrified”.  Listen in to find out how veterinarians around the country are working hard to create the best atmosphere possible for pets and owners. We also have Dr. Elizabeth Colleran of the American Association of Feline Practitioners on this morning to talk about what certified Cat Friendly Practices are doing […]

Citizens Against Issac & Foster Fur Kids

Apr 2, 2017

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Karin Smith, who runs the Citizens Against Isaac Facebook page, which is an active campaign against Naperville City Council nominee Mike Isaac joins the show. Steve will talk to her about the puppy mill controversy surrounding Mr. Issac. Also, Alison Eastwood, Hollywood celebrity and daughter of Clint Eastwood,  chimes in to speak about her website, Foster Fur Kids.

Community Cat Activism in Illinois

Mar 26, 2017

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Is Illinois just another state….let’s see hunting of bobcat (like our version of a lion in this state) is now allowed and so is coyote hunting. Now we also have 2 bills pending which support puppy mills and now this – let’s support this bill allowing money – if local governments want to – from a fund FOR THIS PURPOSE – to support population control of community cats.  Cat advocate Peter Wolf from Best Friends Animal Society joins Steve to […]

Dr. Anne E. Beall: Heartfelt Connections

Nov 13, 2016

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Dr. Anne E. Beall joins Steve Dale this morning to talk about her book “Heartfelt Connections”. Her book is truly heartfelt but all based on data and fact….tissue alert for this one.