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  • 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...
  • Careful training can solve many pet behavior problems

    The following reader questions about dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Debra Horwitz, of St. Louis, MO, an editor (with Dr. John Ciribassi and myself) of "Decoding Your Dog" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014, $27) written by...
  • Indie band's hit song and video helping boost pet adoption

    From a dog's perspective, "every day is the best day of my life." And when a dog is adopted, that really may be the best day of the pet's life. Therefore, it's perfectly fitting that the music video for the hit song "The Best Day of My Life," by...
  • Readers offer their opinions on my opinions

    Here are some reader responses to answers in recent columns. I always appreciate reader input. Email anytime with questions or answers at steve@stevedale.tv. You can also find me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SteveDalePetWorld. COMMENT: "My...
  • Dogs are smarter than we think, and some are downright brilliant

    "It's about time science has woken up to the fact that dogs are really smart," says evolutionary anthropologist Brian Hare, co-author (with Vanessa Woods) of "The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think" (Penguin Random House, New York, NY,...
  • You can curb your dog's craving for 'poopsicles'

    Q: What should I do about my dog who, at the age of 8, has suddenly decided that she likes to eat the frozen poop of other dogs? -- B.N., St. Paul, MN A: His entire life, my brother-in-law said he didn't care for lobster. In a weak moment, he recently...
  • Thankfully, bans on the sale of puppy mill pets are spreading

    Thankfully, bans on the sale of puppy mill pets are spreading
    It's that time again to hear from readers, and you do have a lot to say! Keep those emails coming to steve@stevedale.tv. READER COMMENT: Puppy mills are deplorable. I'm glad to see so many cities banning pet stores from selling dogs and cats from these...
  • Dogs have a big-hearted friend in Joan Rivers

    No question, Joan Rivers loves dogs. "Dogs are easier to love than people; they're certainly more dependable," she says by phone. "Once they love you, that's it. A true friend in life is a dog." She adds that her dogs -- even those who've long since...
  • Dosing a diabetic cat with testosterone is irresponsible

    Q: Two of my medical patients have taken the liberty of successfully using their own testosterone injectables on their cats to reverse diabetes. I thought you might want to pass this information along. -- E.L., via cyberspace A: No, thank you. Instead,...
  • Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

    Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more than a tad successful....
  • Latest slam on cats for killing songbirds is unfair

    Dogs are man's best friends, but cats have a target on their backs. The latest to take aim was Richard Conniff in a New York Times op-ed piece March 21 headlined, "The Evil of the Outdoor Cat." So, now cats are evil. Sounds like the Middle Ages, when...