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STOP LYME Campaign Begins

Pet expert Steve Dale initiates a Stop Lyme Campaign

Cats Are Safer Indoors Only

Life is safer when cats are kepts inside only

No More Unemployed Cats

Tree House Working Cats Project

New Dog Flu: New Vaccination Makes Sense

Dr, Natalie Marks talks with Steve Dale about the H3N2 dog flu

Pet Friendlier Vaccinations

a new means to deliver vaccines so pets aren't as uncomfortable

No Hugging of Pets? I Say 'It Depends'

How do pets feel about being hugged?

TNR Feral Cats: Illinois DNR Call: 'Vote No'

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources puts an ending to funding hope for spay/neuter of feral cats

Feral Cats and Rats: John Kass Has a Plan

Chicago Tribune reporter John Kass offers Steve Dale his idea for dealing with feral or community cats

Chicago Can Be a No Kill City: Politics Tonight

Pet expert Steve Dale and Alderman Ray Lopez with Paul Lisnek on Politics Tonight

Chicago Considers Anti-Tethering Ordinance

Steve Dale writes that Chicago is considering a ban on tethering or chaining dogs in yards

Better Plan For Feral Cats, What Is It?

Steve Dale responds to John Kass newspaper column on TNR and feral cats

Trump Kids Proud of Killing Animals

Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump hunt endangered animals