Quirky Pet Adoption Segment on WGN Radio

October 21, 2018

Chicago Animal Care and Control is featured in this WGN radio dog adoption segment with a not-so-quirky dog named Quirky.

At 9:40 at 720AM or wgnradio.com or CLTV watch/listen in with

Are Cats Killing Beluga Whales?

October 18, 2018

Should cats go to kitty jail?

If the weather's been bad,

Honest and Open Discussion of Animal Welfare Issues in Chicago

October 18, 2018

Animal welfare issues in Chicago need to be exposed and spoken about honestly, and that is what I did with Susan Russell, former executive director Chicago Animal Care and Control; and Crystal Broccardo, formerly with

National Veterinary Technician Week

October 16, 2018

This week is National Veterinary Technician Week (though October 18).

Most clients aren’t aware of all of what veterinary technicians do, and the expertise of certified veterinary technicians. Job tasks include everything

Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control Big Night

October 12, 2018

Alderman Nick Sposato and a special friend

It's a Big Night for Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC). This non-profit helps to support the City's

Fear Free: Emotional Health Matters

October 9, 2018

Fear Free  supports what's best for our pets. People want the best for their pets,  but are we always giving them what we think we are giving them? Love matters, of course! But do our pets require more? Maybe love isn't all you need.

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MedVet Chicago and Halloween for Pets Advice

MedVet Chicago on WGN Radio with pet expert Steve Dale
Scary how pets can be lost so easily on Halloween, and some pets just don’t want to be in costume. What do you do?  I speak HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN radio with Dr. Brooke Bartell of MedVet Chicago about Halloween for pets. Over 4.2 million dog-owning households and nearly two million…
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PetSmart Charities Commits $1 Million to Help Animals In Need Following Hurricane Michael

PetSmart Charities helps Hurricane Michael dogs
PetSmart Charities President Dr. David Haworth has been a friend of animals (and a friend of mine) for a very long time, one of those names in veterinary medicine that has contributed to animals in need in so many ways throughout his career. So, I wasn’t surprised when this press release was sent out regarding…
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Cures4Cats Day and Feline Kidney Disease

Cures4Cats Day Winn Feline Foundation
Feline kidney disease is complex, and very common. In fact, it’s so common that if your cat makes it to about to 12 years old or so – odds increase to at least 50 percent that with each passing year of that cat will suffer some sort of significant kidney insufficiency. According the Banfield Pet Hospital…
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Alligator Rescued from Lake Michigan

Alligator is rescued from Lake Michigan
So, there you are kayaking and you see an alligator in Lake Michigan, near Waukegan. And you might think you’re hallucinating. David Castenda was fishing when he spotted the juvenile gator. If it wasn’t for Castenda calling 9-1-1 and then keeping up with the gator, he would have soon died. The poor thing had it’s…
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Farewell to Susan Russell Benefiting Famous Fido and Wilson

benefit for Famous Fido
A farewell to Susan Russell, who was unceremoniously fired as executive director of Chicago Animal Care and Control at the end of June, is barking goodbye to Chicago. She’s off to  The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly). Her farewell party on Friday October 12 at the Atlantic Bar, 5062 N. Lincoln Ave.,…
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Steve Dale and the Pit Boss on WGN Radio

Pet expert Steve Dale on WGN radio with Shorty Ross on pit bulls
Shorty Rossi, star of Pit Boss on Animal Planet is bringing his Freedom Tour to the Chicago area. I speak HERE on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, with Shorty and Greg Alonzo of Speakeasy Customs & Classics about the event to benefit Chicagoland Rescue Intervention & Support Program (CRISP).  Shorty and I talk about the…
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