Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WPPB-Peconic Public Broadcasting, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 675 consecutive shows. This Gracie® Award-winning show (for “Best entertainment and information program on local public radio”), is produced and hosted by pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner. Each show features Tracie’s interviews with authors and pet experts from around the world, discussing far-ranging topics involving practical and philosophical issues regarding our relationships with dogs and cats. The show broadcasts from the East End and reaches all across Long Island, into Southern Connecticut and Westchester. It is also carried on the NPR stations WHDD 91.9 FM "Robinhood Radio" in Sharon, Connecticut. The show's theme song is "Mmm My Best Friend" by Sophie B. Hawkins from her album TIMBRE.

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Author Beth Morrey Discusses The Love Story of Missy Carmichael

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-09-2020) #674: Featuring Beth Morrey, Zazie Todd, and Diane Trull. Beth Morrey talks about her debut canine-centric novel – which has been a publishing sensation in England – “The Love Story of Missy Carmichael;” Dr. Zazie Todd discusses the facts behind a dog’s happiness from her book “WAG: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy;” Diane Trull talks about the inspirational school children in Texas who created a dog rescue, with the generosity of Merrick pet food, in her book “DWAGS: A True Story of Lost Animals and the Kids Who Rescued Them.”