Author Archives: Steve Dale

Pit Bulls, Lovers Not Fighters

Pit Bulls die needlessly every day because of the weight of negative stereotypes perpetuated for more than a decade. In truth, they are good dogs and make great family pets, as capable of love and good deeds as any other dog. They were in recent history known as the “nanny dog” because they are so good with children.There are countless instances of pit bulls saving people, and yet they are reviled because a dog that looked like “the type” was reported to have hurt someone or someone’s dog.

Author Ken Foster sits down with Steve Dale to discuss his book “I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet.”


Only Your Pet Doctor Knows Best

A pet doctor is your pet’s best bet for a healthy, pain-free life. Pet behavior expert Steve Dale is alarmed at the drop in visits our pets are making to their veterinarian.  While there are so many products that were once available only through veterinarians, and are now available in retail stores and online, there is no replacing the expert advice and hands on approach you get through regular exams from your veterinarian. Continue reading

Wildlife Safari – Experience Gorillas in Misty Mountains

Wildlife safari experiences are trips of a lifetime – they change you – just ask Steve Dale who went all the way to Rwanda to meet his cousins, gorillas!wildlife safari

Steve recently got back from his fascinating trip to Africa with Terra Incognita Ecotours. He explored the Virunga mountains of Rwanda. Gorillas are the largest living primate and the mountain gorilla is a sub-species discovered in 1902. They live surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery – it could almost make you forget how critically endangered they are.

Steve actually came face-to-face with the gentle giants and caught it on tape. Continue reading

Halloween Costumes, Pet Safety Tips,Tricks & Treats

Bleh-Bleh-Bleh, it’s Halloween! Yes, you will be scared of Steve Dale when you watch this clip, but you’ll be even more excited by all the great costumes available for pets this season! Miss Meowsky, of Barker & Meowsky in Chicago, dropped by the studio to tell Steve about all of the fun you can have dressing your dogs (and cats) for Halloween this season. You can dress your dog up as a crayon, a skunk, a can of beer, even bacon! Besides seeing some of the best costumes, we also have pet safety tips to keep your pets safe this Halloween — in their costumes, around the candy, and when the doorbell starts ringing like crazy. And here’s a question for you: When some dogs *look* humiliated in costumes or clothes, do you think they really are?

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