Pets

Keep Your Neighbors with PTSD in Mind This Fourth of July

Fourth of July is always celebrated with a bang, especially in Chicago neighborhoods. While most folks enjoy seeing the bright and glittering colors illuminate the sky, we have to remember that not everyone is so fond of fireworks as we might be. For veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS),...
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USPS Dog

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Each year, more than 6,000 letter carriers will be victims of dog attacks. ~ If a letter carrier delivers mail or packages to your front door, place your dog in a separate room and close that door before opening the front door. ~ When possible, restrain your dog with a leash to establish a safe and...
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Shelter Dog

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Adopt-a-Pet.com is North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website. They help over 17,000 animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies advertise their homeless pets to millions of adopters a month, for free. They're all about getting homeless pets...
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Would You Break Off Your Engagement Over THIS?

Erica and her BF Matt are deciding if they should put their dog down or pay for the surgery. Matt's decision has Erica second guessing on their trust! Would you break off your engagement over a pet?
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Doggy Insurance: Should They Get The Surgery?

Listener, Erica says she has to make a decision on surgery for her dog Coco. Her fiance doesn't seem supportive of the idea. What would be best for the dog?
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What's The Most You've Spent On A Vet Bill?

A caller e-mailed us asking for vet advice! How much are you willing to pay to save your pet?
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Cats

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Every year Animal Humane Society cares for more than 23,000 animals in need and helps thousands more through programs for people and pets. Local shelters are overflowing with animals and adoption numbers are down but it's up to you to adopt your future animals. Don't shop for them. B96 Cares! Video...
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Fire Truck

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Like humans, animals experience panic and fear during fires, and they run equal risks of being injured and killed by them. There are real dangers that house fires pose to our beloved animal companions, who depend on us to keep them safe. Be prepared for emergencies by letting your neighbors know...
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How Do You Talk To Your Dog?

Science Daily reports that the University of York created a study on the importance of how you talk to your dog. The way you talk to your dog will build your relationship from pet to owner and their behavior. Do you babytalk your puppy?
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B96 Cares! Keep Dogs Inside When The Weather Turns Cold!

Each winter, countless dogs struggle to survive long lonely days and nights outside in the freezing cold and rain.
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