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The Steve Dale Pet World Petcast from 720 WGN.

The Steve Dale Pet World Petcast from 720 WGN.
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The Steve Dale Pet World Petcast from 720 WGN.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/14/18

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.

Duration: 00:17:48

Steve Dale’s Pet World 1/7/18

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.

Duration: 00:20:26

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/31/17

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.

Duration: 00:22:52

Steve Dale Bonus Hour (12/29/17)

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.

Duration: 00:38:51

Tax talk with Jim Baird and Michael Calahan of Plante Moran

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.

Duration: 00:35:58

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

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.

Duration: 00:15:09

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/24/17

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.

Duration: 00:18:47

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/17/17

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.

Duration: 00:23:32

Steve Dale’s Pet World 12/03/2017

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.

Duration: 00:16:52

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/16/2017

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...

Duration: 00:11:32

New pet? No problem: Steve Dale Full Show 11-19-17

This week, listeners ask Steve for advice on potty training pets and more. Also, Steve chats with pet broadcaster David Frei about the National Dog Show this week. Tune in!

Duration: 00:15:15

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

his Thanksgiving marks David Frei’s seventeenth year working with Purina for the National Dog Show. 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 the pets, talk […]

Duration: 00:06:25

Steve Dale Full Show: 11-11-17

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!

Duration: 00:20:06

Steve Dale’s Pet World 11/5/17

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.

Duration: 00:18:29

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

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

Duration: 00:17:46

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

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!

Duration: 00:17:19

Steve Dale’s Pet World 10/15/17

Charlie Propsom of Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control has some adoptable kittens among the cats everywhere at CACC .

Duration: 00:17:38

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

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.

Duration: 00:20:25

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

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.

Duration: 00:17:08

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

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 […]

Duration: 00:17:27

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