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Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/24/2020 | Tree House Humane Society, bearded dragon lizards are the most domesticated of all lizards, and more Around over 50 years now, and always among the most cutting edge of cat-only shelters is Chicago’s own Tree House Humane Society. A conversation with executive director Raissa Allaire about trap-neuter-vaccinate-return, the Tree House Cat Café highlighting feline leukemia cats available for adoption and more. We also discuss the now one-year old low cost veterinary clinic and wellness center.



Dr. Krista Keller, assistant Professor Zoological Medicine at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine agrees that bearded dragon lizards are the most domesticated of all lizards. Discussed is why these are great starter lizards. Steve offers his additional choices for starter reptiles.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/24/2020 | Tree House Humane Society, bearded dragon lizards are the most domesticated of all lizards, and more Around over 50 years now, and always among the most cutting edge of cat-only shelters is Chicago’s own Tree House Humane Society. A conversation with executive director Raissa Allaire about trap-neuter-vaccinate-return, the Tree House Cat Café highlighting feline leukemia cats available for adoption and more. We also discuss the now one-year old low cost veterinary clinic and wellness center.



Dr. Krista Keller, assistant Professor Zoological Medicine at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine agrees that bearded dragon lizards are the most domesticated of all lizards. Discussed is why these are great starter lizards. Steve offers his additional choices for starter reptiles.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/17/2022 | Dr. Flea, Fear Free, and more Dr. Mike Dryden, known as “Dr. Flea,” is a veterinary parasitologist and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He explains how a study of coyotes and heartworm disease was recently completed in Chicago, and why this is relevant if you have a dog or a cat.



Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Ken Martin explains a transformative initiative called Fear Free, and how the website Fear Free Happy Homes can be a resource for you.



Don’t impulsively purchase a rabbit for Easter.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/10/2022 | Safe Humane Chicago, Rosie the texting dog, and more Co-founder and CEO of ground-breaking Safe Humane Chicago Cynthia Bathurst explains how this organization supports humane treatment of dogs, including so-called court case dogs. At one point dogs were doing time without a committing a crime at Chicago Animal Care and Control only because their owners abused them or got into trouble with the law. Waiting for a day in court, the dogs languished at the shelter for a long time and were often euthanized. Now these dogs typically find homes, which Safe Humane created a model for America. Bathurst also explains what volunteers might do for Safe Humane.



And Rosie the texting dog.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 4/3/2022 | How to cut down on dog bites, list of the top dog breeds, and more Dog trainer Victoria Stilwell from Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog talks about how asking a dog consent to be petted or played with can further cut down on dog bites. Stilwell is among the guests of a Facebook Live event, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. I am moderating this Live panel discussion calledWorking Together to Prevent Dog Bites, presented by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Stillwell is a member of the expert panel, all to kick off Dog Bite Prevention Week. She also discusses how punitive and punished-based trainers might actually create aggression in dogs.



AVMA President Dr. José V. Arceis another panelist of that April 11 event, and here he talks with Steve from a conference he’s attending in Dubai. Dr. Arce explains painful dogs are more likely to bite. Veterinarians are trained find pain, which a dog might otherwise mask.



Register for the Facebook Live here.



Also, the top dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/27/2020 | Arfit Dog Rehab and the importance of physical therapy for pets Tod Miner is the owner and operator Arfit Dog Rehab in Chicago, which is comparable to an Athletico – except this place is for pets. Primarily, the pets arrive because of a sports injury or because as they enter old age things begin to get creaky. Tod says he’s able to make a considerable difference for most clients, and he explains some of the modalities he implements. Physical therapy is so proven today that pet insurance typically covers the visits.



Allergies to cats are incredibly common, and a reason people may give up a cat or not get one in the first place. Now, there’s a cat food which neutralizes that protein that cause our symptoms.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/20/2022 | Mark Edward Willows discusses his children book, updates on Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), and more Mark Edward Willows discusses his kid’s book, Silas and Sophie and he explains lessons learned and most of all the hope is to encourage children to pick up and love books.



The story of a dog who wiggled his into the heart of Dominican police colonel who handed over the prisoner to the dog.



EveryCat Health Foundation, in collaboration with Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, presents Health Breakthroughs for Every Cat: FIP and Beyond, a feline medicine symposium, July 8-9 at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and also virtually.



Dr. Elizabeth Colleran walks through the complex step-by-step good news and bad news regarding feline infectious peritonitis (FIP).



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/13/2022 | How to cut your pet’s nails with ease Mikkel Becker, certified pet dog trainer and lead dog trainer Fear Free Happy Homes, discusses the arduous challenge of cutting dog or cat nails. She offers some great tips and tricks to fix the problem of terrified animals who see the nail clippers come out and want to leave the country. You can train pets to voluntary tolerate or even enjoy the process.



Do dogs mourn the loss of another household dog? Results of an international study.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 3/6/2022 | Expert advice for making the most out of the dog park Robin Bennett is a certified dog trainer and co-founder of https://thedoggurus.com/ and https://rufflyspeakingdog.com. As the weather warms, more of us are off to dog parks, and Robin offers expert advice. She suggests that many dogs aren’t truly happy at the park and only offer subtle signals, which she describes. She also offers tips on choosing dog day care and boarding facilities, what to look for and what to look out for.



How families are escaping Ukraine with their pets.



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Steve Dale’s Pet World 2/27/2022 | Everything you ever wanted to know about senior dogs with Dr. Mary Gardner Everything you ever wanted to know about senior dogs with Dr. Mary Gardner, author of It’s Never Long Enough: A Practical Guide to Caring for Your Geriatric Dog.



Euthanasia, and why end of life in a home setting may be best is discussed. What does Dr. Gardner think of pets grieving for other pets? She explains magical things can happen at the end of the life. When is the right time to say goodbye? Dr. Gardner answers vital questions pet parents ask about how to extend and enhance older dogs’ lives and better manage the pressures of caregiving for ailing dogs.



Fountain of Youth for one tortoise.



What Red Rover supported by Purina is doing for the Purple Leash Project to help victims to flee an abusive situation with all family members, including pets.



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