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Animal Behavior Consultant Joins Puerto Vallarta SPCA

May 16, 2016

Certified animal behavior consultant, Steve Dale, has been appointed to the post of Advisory Board Member of the U.S. arm of the SPCA in Puerto Vallarta, Prevent Cruelty to Animals (PVCA Animal Rescue.)

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - We are so pleased to announce that Steve Dale, renowned certified animal behavior consultant and friend to the SPCA here in Puerto Vallarta, has accepted an invitation to join our organization. Steve Dale has been appointed to the post of Advisory Board Member of the U.S. arm of our organization, Prevent Cruelty to Animals aka PVCA Animal Rescue.

Steve has been a great friend to the SPCA for a number of years, having been guest speaker two consecutive years at our annual fundraiser. He has been instrumental in spreading the word about our rescue efforts and in particular our sanctuary on his blog, in various publications and during his syndicated radio show increasing our visibility within the United States.

About Steve Dale

Steve Dale, CABC (certified animal behavior consultant), over the past few decades has reached more pet owners than any other pet journalist in America.

For 21 years, his twice weekly newspaper column was syndicated by the Chicago Tribune. Steve was a contributing editor USA Weekend (2002 to 2014), and regular columnist at Cat Fancy magazine (2006 to 2014), and has written for a long list of magazines, from People to Dog World (where he was a columnist).

He's currently a columnist and contributing editor for CATster, and authors a column called "Steve Dale's Vet World" for Veterinary Practice News. He also contributes blogs for various websites, including for Victoria Stilwell, and the Pet Health Network.

He is the host of two nationally syndicated radio shows, "Steve Dale's Pet World" and "The Pet Minute" (together heard on over 100 radio stations, syndicated Black Dog Radio Productions, since 2005). He's also a special contributor at WGN Radio, Chicago and program host, Steve Dale's Pet World (since 1997). And he formerly hosted nationally broadcast Animal Planet Radio.

On TV he's appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show; National Geographic Explorer; Pets Part of the Family (PBS), Fox News, various Animal Planet Shows and many others. For several years, Steve was a regular contributor to Superstation WGN-TV morning news, then appeared regularly on WMAQ-TV, Chicago. Currently, he's a contributor to nationally syndicated HouseSmarts TV. Steve is also a frequent host of satellite media tours.

Learn more about Steve on his website, or on Facebook.

Join us in welcoming Steve to our family.

About the SPCA de PV: The mission of SPCA de PV is to help fund and promote sterilization, adoption and health care efforts for companion animals in the Puerto Vallarta area, with the goal of eliminating the euthanasia of healthy and adoptable animals. In January 2012 they opened a sanctuary on the outskirts of town. It is a no-kill shelter and can house up to 130 animals at once. The people at the shelter are devoted to the animal's physical and emotional rehabilitation and everyone is invite to come out and interact with the animals. A registered 501(c)(3) charity, donations are tax deductible in the US. Learn more at