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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Differences in Deaths: Mother vs. Cat

Dog Talk (03-14-2015) #412: Margo Rabb wrote about the differences between her mother’s death and her cat Sophie’s, which she wrote about in a recent New York Times op-ed piece: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/author/margo-rabb/?_r=0  Rabbi Douglas Krantz, founding rabbi of the Congregation Bnai Yisrael in Armonk, talks about his journey from supporting locally grown produce through a CSA, to embracing home-cooking for his Labrador, Russell; Stacey Coleman, Director of Animal Farm Foundation, talks about The Majority Project, a photo collection illustrating the countless “pit bull” dog owners that are no different than other dog owners; making valuable contributions to their families and communities every day.