Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WPPB-Peconic Public Broadcasting, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 675 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. The show's theme song is "Mmm My Best Friend" by Sophie B. Hawkins from her album TIMBRE. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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Do Dogs Have Souls?

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too) (09-09-2017) #541: Kristen Rice, Executive Director of Adopt-a-Dog, worked her way up from being a shelter worker there and is proud to be part of the 30th anniversary of Puttin’ on the Dog in Greenwich, Connecticut on Sunday September 17th where Tracie will be joining them as a judge of a fun contest; minister Andrew Root discusses whether dogs have a soul in his charmingly philosophical book THE GRACE OF DOGS; veterinarian Dr. Karen Miller-Becnel started www.ArtForCatsSake.org in New Orleans to raise money and awareness for deadly feline diseases for which cures aren’t being researched, e.g., squamous cell carcinoma and F.I.P.