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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Developing a Vaccine to Prevent Cancer

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (08-04-2018) #582: Featuring Stephen Johnston, Jen Deane, and Rick Rothman. Dr Stephen Johnston from Arizona State University is a scientific inventor who is part of a team that has developed a revolutionary vaccine that might be able to prevent cancer and is being tested on dogs, as described in Scientific American [scientificamerican.com/article/a-shot-against-cancer-slated-for-testing-in-massive-dog-study]; Jen Deane from Pit Sisters in Jacksonville, Florida, has placed pit-bull type dogs from shelters in six different state, county and federal correctional systems, including one facility for juveniles, with funding from Animal Farm Foundation and the National Canine Research Council, and they are changing lives on both ends of the leash; Dr. Rick Rothman, co-founder of the East End Veterinary Center in Riverhead, New York, talks about the history of the concept of having 24/7 critical care and emergency facilities for animals, and how to know when and how you need to go to such a facility with your pet.