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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Creative Competitive Dog Grooming

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-11-2017) #549: Australian director Mary Zournazi talks about her film “Dogs of Democracy,” which is a centerpiece of the 3rd Annual NY Dog Film Festival, and explores the financial crisis in Greece through the relationship of the stray street dogs of Athens and the people who interact with them; Alice de Almeida is the spokesperson for Hamlet, the formerly feral resident cat mascot at the famed Algonquin Hotel, and discusses the exemplary pet friendliness of the hotel, as well as the history of cats who have been resident there; director Rebecca Stern in Brooklyn talks about her documentary exploring the eye-opening world of creative competitive dog grooming called “Well Groomed’, which is part of the 3rd annual NY Dog Film Festival.