Steve Dale's Pet World is a one-hour weekly show covering all aspects of the animal world from companion pets to wild animals. Steve Dale, a seasoned broadcaster from the animal world, interacts with listeners through live phone calls and e-mail. Guests include well-known personalities, behaviorists, vets, keepers and field researchers who work hands-on with the big guys at zoos and game preserves world wide. Recent topics have included everything from the dramatic return of the giant pandas to the National Zoo, to the more sublime focus on new vaccine protocols for house cats.


About The Host:

Steve currently hosts Pet Central on WGN-AM in Chicago. This gives him the opportunity to interact with listeners from Chicago and from around the world via e-mail. Guests are leading experts on topics like pet behavior, nutrition and veterinary medicine. Steve is proud that he delivers the most qualified specialists in the nation to answer listener questions and discuss newsworthy topics. Of course, all the topics aren’t exactly newsworthy, such as his weekly “Pet Joke” segment, or his annual singing pet contest.

His television appearances have included The Oprah Winfrey Show, National Geographic Explorer, Pets: Part of the Family, Petsburgh USA and Pet Project on Animal Planet. Steve has also appeared on all Chicago TV stations, including a two-year stint as the Pet Expert on superstation WGN-TV morning news. He was twice featured in Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story, and his radio guest appearances number over 100 on stations large and small across the United States and Canada.