Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

This Gracie® Award-winning show, produced and hosted by pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner, has been broadcasting for 11 years with more than 550 consecutive shows from the NPR station Peconic Public Broadcasting in the Hamptons, where it is heard from the East End all across Long Island, into Southern Connecticut and Westchester. It is also carried on the local public radio stations Robinhood Radio in the Berkshires and Radio Cobleskill in upstate New York. DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) features Tracie’s interviews with authors and pet experts from around the world, discussing far-ranging topics involving dogs and cats, many with dog health information, dog and puppy training advice, and help in living harmoniously with your cat.

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Breeding & Training Bomb Sniffing Dogs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) #558: Dr. Karen Overall, who continues her work with military working dogs at the University of Pennsylvania vet school, discusses a New York Times article about the breeding and training of bomb sniffing dogs; Kyra Sundance’s new training book DOG TRAINING 101 espouses the charming concept that teaching a dog is about giving her “the opportunity to do what we ask of her;” Rachel Hirschfeld is an animal welfare attorney, NYU professor who specializes in on pet trusts, and has written a book of legal advice for pet owners: PAW AND ORDER.