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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Cats in Human History

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-07-2019) #639: Special Cat Show, featuring author Laura Vocelle, Dr. Diane Addie, and Dr. Jane Brunt. Laura Vocelle, speaking from the Sultanate of Oman, talks about her overview of cats in human history in her book, REVERED AND REVILED: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE DOMESTIC CAT; Dr Diane Addie, a veterinary virologist who has researched feline coronavirus and feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) for over three decades (her website www.catvirus.com is a leading source of FIP information on the internet) talks about her recent study which revealed that Dr. Elsey’s Precious Cat litter reduced transmission of FIP; Dr. Jane Brunt, whose Cat Hospital at Towson is in Annapolis MD, discusses the CATalyst council.