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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Challenges of New Baby When You Have a Dog

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (02-11-2017) #511: Genevieve Frederick, the President and Founder of Pets of the Homeless, runs this national organization where people in need in 26 states can access free dog food and be connected to veterinary care and others can donate; new mother Corey Smith, the Director of Companion Animal Public Policy at the Humane Society of the U.S. talks about the challenge of having a baby when you already have a dog, describing it as the “ultimate clash of species,” encouraging new parents to just power through it and “don’t let perfect get in the way of good;” Randy Rubin is the founder of Crypton fabrics [and the William Wegman designed dog beds they make] and discusses her company’s “all American success story.”