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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Steve Dale talks with Dr. Michael Dryden, also known as Dr. Flea, about the best ways to protect your pets from getting fleas as temperatures begin to rise; and Senior Research Scientist at Purina, Dr. Deb Greco, shares the science behind the difference between wet food and dry food and which one is best for your pet. Steve also shares the history of the Winn Feline Foundation as they are celebrating their 50 Year Anniversary.
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, Cameron Bratt. Crystal and Cameron share their experiences with working with the shelter and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (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 (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.
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 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.