Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, Peconic Public Broadcasting WPPB 88.3 FM in the Hamptons, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 650 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 and Radio Cobleskill WCSQ-LP 105.9 FM in Cobleskill, New York. NPR Logo

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Billy Collins’ Dog Poetry

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-03-2017) #527: America’s Poet Billy Collins on Dogs! Billy Collins has been the Poet Laureate of the United States and of New York State, and has always been a poet who loves dogs, as you can see from this TED talk he gave reading two poems about what dogs think. Enjoy a whole hour of conversation about the dogs who have shared his life as he reads numerous poems of a canine nature.