Steve Dale’s Pet World

Steve Dale’s Pet World

  • Joan Rivers on pets: love, loss & red carpet fashion for dogs

    Apr 13, 2014 | 20 min
    Steve Dale spoke with the amazing Joan Rivers about her dogs of past & present, and Saturday’s dog-themed episode of “Joan & Melissa.” Joan also discusses late night talk shows and if she will ever ride a motorcycle. Hear the …
  • Steve Dale: All About Cats

    Apr 08, 2014 | 16 min
    Steve Dale chats about his role as an adviser on a cat game show and he reveals how he can tell when a cat is stressed out. He also talks about a program for cats that aren’t getting along. And, …
  • Watch where you step! – Dog waste pickup in the city

    Apr 06, 2014 | 15 min
    Woah! Watch where you step! Steve is joined by Linda Zager & Brett Burke of the River North Residents Association Pet Owners’ Committee. They discuss the land mines of dog poo found all around the city this time of the …
  • Steve Dale: Lyme Disease, Aggressive Cats and more pet news

    Apr 01, 2014 | 12 min
    Steve Dale chats about Lyme disease, making peace with aggressive cats and shares animal news from around the world. …
  • Aggressive Cats with Steve Dale

    Mar 31, 2014 | 16 min
    Bill Moller catches up with WGN’s Steve Dale. Aside from a quick observance of Greek New Year, they answer listener questions on pets, and talk about approaching aggressive cats with veterinarian Dr. Theresa DePorter.   …
  • Steve Dale answers the WGN Pet Helpline

    Mar 30, 2014 | 16 min
    On “Steve Dale’s Pet World,” Steve takes calls and texts from listeners with animal questions. He talks everything from shedding to dual-litter boxes. Also on the show, animal news opens our eyes to what a giraffe would truly order were …
  • Laugh along with comedian Caryn Bark

    Mar 23, 2014 | 15 min
    Comedian Caryn Bark joins Steve Dale live in the Allstate Showcase studio for Pet World! Listen as she shares a story about an opossum in her house, improvises some koala fun facts, and promotes her upcoming shows!   …
  • Fitness guru Andrea Metcalf: how you and your pets can get in shape this spring

    Mar 16, 2014 | 16 min
    On Steve Dale’s Pet World: America’s fitness expert, Andrea Metcalf, is in the studio. With spring weather (hopefully) just around the corner, Andrea has tips on how to get yourself and your pets healthy and in shape. …
  • A pet store owner who doesn’t sell pets

    Mar 09, 2014 | 14 min
    On Steve Dale’s Pet World: Greg Gordon from Dog Patch Pet & Feed is in the studio with Steve Dale. They discuss the recent passing of the Companion Animal Protection Ordinance at Chicago City hall, which will ban the sale …
  • Puppy mill sales banned in Chicago

    Feb 23, 2014 | 17 min
    Bill Moller talks to Steve about the Puppy Mill Project and the Companion Animal & Consumer Protection Ordinance that will ban the sale of commercially bred cats and dogs in Chicago’s pet stores. …
  • Alderman James Cappleman discusses an ordinance that will promote pet adoption

    Feb 23, 2014 | 19 min
    This week on “Steve Dale’s Pet World,” Alderman James Cappleman joins Steve in studio to discuss The Companion Animal & Consumer Protection Ordinance. This ordinance would ban pet stores in Chicago from selling cats and dogs, therefore promoting adoption …
  • Harnesses, crates & more: the latest in car safety for pets

    Feb 16, 2014 | 16 min
    In this week’s episode of Pet World, Steve Dale talks car safety for pets with Tom Appel of “Consumer Guide Automotive.” Hear how car companies are meeting demand and creating safer ways for pets to ride. Harness or crate? Tom …
  • Cat show!

    Feb 09, 2014 | 7 min
    Bill Moller and Steve Dale talk to Dale Marsh from the Lincoln State Cat Club talk about the 54th Annual All Breed Benefit Cat Show at Harper College.   …
  • IKC Dog Show with Susan Olson

    Feb 09, 2014 | 16 min
    International Kennel Club of Chicago Show’s Susan Olson popped into the studio to talk about what to expect at IKC 2014. Steve also expresses his thoughts on the current stray dog situation in Sochi. …
  • Car Crash Results in Damaged Veterinary Clinic

    Feb 02, 2014 | 11 min
    Steve talks with Dr. Derrick Landini from Animal Ark about an accident that occurred there this past Friday. Steve also has some scandalous Animal News about kitty litter and marijuana! …
  • Decoding your dog

    Jan 26, 2014 | 18 min
    Bill Moller and Steve talk to John Ciribassi about their book Decoding Your Dog, and they answer listeners’ questions about their dogs’ behavior. …
  • Why Can’t The Cats Get Along?

    Jan 26, 2014 | 13 min
    Steve kicks off the show talking about the frigid snowstorm that hit Chicago with WGN’s Andrea Darlas. He takes calls afterwards, answering one particular question about fighting cats. …
  • “The Best Day of My Life” with Zac Barnett

    Jan 19, 2014 | 15 min
    Steve has American Author’s vocalist Zac Barnett on air to talk about their choice of using a bulldog in their music video.   …
  • Vet costs and cat care

    Jan 12, 2014 | 21 min
    Steve talks to Bill Moller about the book he helped edit, Decoding Your Dog, and he answers listeners’ questions, including the issue of vet costs. …
  • Camping with Your Dogs

    Jan 12, 2014 | 16 min
    Steve has Camp Dogwood founders Alyssa Slay and Dave Eisendrath in studio to talk about their unique camp. Owners actually take their dogs with them to go camping. Steve chats about how you can get involved and the next session …
  • Betty White on Saving Wildlife

    Jan 06, 2014 | 20 min
    Steve has Betty White on air to talk about her very successful career and to talk pets. …
  • New Year’s Resolutions for Pets

    Dec 29, 2013 | 15 min
    Steve has Dr. Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, on air to talk about his New Year’s resolutions for pets. Before Dr. DeHaven joins Steve, WGN Radio’s news anchor Andrea Darlas breaks news about a fire in …
  • Is it 2012 or 2013?

    Dec 22, 2013 | 15 min
    Steve has a new show opener to bring in the new year! He also mistakenly gave a preview to what the “2013 new year” will be bringing for the show, he meant 2014. He also has Cheryl Kwasigroch, Cat Care …
  • A Big Pet Talk with Mr. Big

    Dec 15, 2013 | 16 min
    Steve has online talk show host Mr. Big in studio. They talk about his show and what it means to be “Big” in Chicago. Steve also poses the question “What is the most popular pet name for a male dog?”. …
  • Tis the Season for Pet Adoption

    Dec 10, 2013 | 14 min
    Noted pet expert Steve Dale chats about Treehouse Humane Society’s Lights of Love and the Animal Care and Control Bowtique. He also shares details about his new book and reveals animal news from around the world. …
  • Shedding dogs, 2,000 Dead Mice, and Holiday Gifts for Your Pet (Full Show)

    Dec 08, 2013 | 16 min
    Steve has another action packed show where he addresses a caller’s question about preventing dogs from shedding and scratching the floor. The Animal News topic of the week was that the U.S. dropped over 2,000 dead mice in Guam laced …
  • Steve Dale explains Pawspice (Hospice for pets)

    Dec 03, 2013 | 19 min
    Noted pet expert Steve Dale discusses his background as a journalist, how to trust your vet and pet hospice (pawspice). …
  • Remember the Movie Benji?

    Dec 01, 2013 | 17 min
    How many Benji movies have been made? Steve addresses the question with the creator, director and producer of the Benji movies Joe Camp. They also talk about Joe’s book called “The Soul of a Horse”. …
  • National Dog Show and Addressing Degenerative Myelopathy

    Nov 24, 2013 | 16 min
    Steve kicks of this week’s edition of Steve Dales Petworld with famous dog show announcer David Frei. They talk about the 1,700 dogs that will be showcased on the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving and the types of breeds that …
  • Neglected dogs

    Nov 19, 2013 | 16 min
    Steve talks with Abby Smith from the Felines & Canines shelter about Willow, who was found abandoned and starving, and Steve answers listeners’ questions on Bill Moller’s show. …
  • Insurance Companies Target Dog Breeds, Chuck Goudie Explains

    Nov 17, 2013 | 16 min
    Steve talks with ABC 7′s chief investigative correspondent Chuck Goudie about how insurance companies are arbitrarily charging more for homeowners coverage or refusing coverage altogether based on your dog breed – or what they believe the breed might be. (Full …
  • The History Behind Steve Dale and Paul Lisnek

    Nov 16, 2013 | 8 min
    Steve talks to Paul Lisnek about their long history how they ended up at WGN Radio. They also talk about Veterans Day and the events that would be going on. …
  • Dr. Richard Goldstein: 2013 Zoobiquity Conference

    Nov 10, 2013 | 17 min
    Steve talks to Dr. Richard Goldstein about the 2013 Zoobiquity Conference in New York, New York. They also talk about the dangers of Lyme Disease in pets and in humans. Believe it or not, your pet and you can still …
  • Steve Dale Completes Entire Show While Stuck In Elevator

    Nov 03, 2013 | 18 min
    Steve Dale made WGN Radio history on Sunday November, 3 2013 by completing an entire show locked inside his apartment’s elevator. Plus, Rick Pearson, host of “The Sunday Spin“, joined Steve to talk about his very unique experience …
  • Dr. Shelly Rubin talks Halloween Safety for Pets

    Oct 27, 2013 | 17 min
    Steve has Dr. Shelly Rubin on to discuss Halloween safety, to prevent accidents – so your pet doesn’t land at Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center. Dr. Rubin also touches on the latest story regarding jerky treats and the …
  • Miss Meowsky talks Halloween Pet Costumes

    Oct 20, 2013 | 19 min
    Steve has Miss Meowsky in studio to talk about Halloween costumes for pets. …
  • Dog Shoots Man in New Zealand

    Oct 13, 2013 | 16 min
    Not sure how this happened, but a dog managed to shoot its owner in the rear with a rifle. No details on what kind of gun it was, but we’ll assume it probably hurt. The man was O.K. and the …

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