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Pets (INACTIVE)

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  • Pets get into the Carnival spirit

    Pets get into the Carnival spirit
    It's not just the humans who get all dolled up for the Carnival season. While their human counterparts are getting all dolled up with feathers, masks and colorful outfits, the folks down in Brazil have not forgotten about their dogs...and cats to...
  • An imperfect pet owner does not equal an unfit one

    An imperfect pet owner does not equal an unfit one
    I've been accused of ruining the reputation of the entire animal rescue movement — dooming thousands of dogs to death — with my column on Tuesday about a spat over a lost-and-found pet. If you missed the column, here's a recap: Rosa...
  • Remember these winter safety tips for pets

    The weather outside may be frightful, so here are some tips for keeping your pets safe in the snow and cold: If it's chilly enough outside, our pets are as susceptible to frostbite as we are, especially on their paw pads and the tips of their tails and...
  • Mountain lion suspected of killing 85-pound Labrador in Glendale

    Mountain lion suspected of killing 85-pound Labrador in Glendale
    A mountain lion is believed to have killed an 85-pound black Labrador retriever named Bubba, dragging it over a 3 1/2-foot wall in north Glendale. The attack apparently happened about 3 a.m. Friday on Rimcrest Drive, near Canonwood Drive, said Bubba's...
  • Ways to protect pets from South Florida cold weather

    Ways to protect pets from South Florida cold weather
    Pet owners around here tend to deal with warm weather, but the recent South Florida cold snap has local experts warning about hypothermia and other potential health problems. “Dogs and cats have much less tolerance for cold weather in Florida then...
  • Residents fear mountain lion killed 85-pound Labrador named 'Bubba' in Glendale

    Residents fear mountain lion killed 85-pound Labrador named 'Bubba' in Glendale
    When James and Lynnette Hamada of north Glendale found the lifeless body of their beloved 85-pound black Labrador retriever named Bubba in their hillside neighborhood, they feared that the culprit could be a mountain lion. The attack apparently happened...
  • New book offers solid advice on curbing canine behavior problems

    To this day, if you Google "dog screamer," up pops a column I wrote back in 2006 headlined, "He Ought To Call Himself the Dog Screamer." The column went viral and I received hundreds of hate-laced emails because I dared express concerns about dog-training...
  • Coyote grabs pet dog in Glenview

    Coyote grabs pet dog in Glenview
    With a recent – and fatal – attack of a small Yorkshire terrier in a backyard of the Swainwood subdivision in Glenview, officials there are warning residents to be alert for hungry, roaming coyotes. As part of a regular morning routine,...
  • Tips for keeping pets safe in subzero winter weather

    Tips for keeping pets safe in subzero winter weather
    One of the dreaded tasks of being a pet owner is having to leave a cozy, warm house to take the dog for a walk in Chicago's winter weather. Chances are if the owner is cold outdoors, then so is the pet.  With subzero temperatures forecast for next...
  • Congressmen question costs, mission of Wildlife Services agency

    Congressmen question costs, mission of Wildlife Services agency
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's inspector general will investigate a federal agency whose mission is to exterminate birds, coyotes, mountain lions and other animals that threaten the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers. The investigation of U.S....
  • Orphans of the Storm animal shelter donation jar stolen

    Orphans of the Storm animal shelter donation jar stolen
    It was another busy weekday afternoon for Orphans of the Storm, a North Shore animal shelter that showcases its dogs and cats for adoption at Northbrook Court mall, during the winter holidays. The organization's volunteers wrapped gifts for shoppers...
  • These New Year's resolutions are for pets

    Asking my Facebook fans (https://www.facebook.com/Stevedalepets) about their New Year's resolutions for their pets (or all pets) has become an annual tradition. Here some responses I've received for 2014: "To have my cats stop using my credit cards to...