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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Dog Talk #337 Tracie Hotchner (09-07-2013)

Dog Talk #337: Dr. Kerry Heuter, a board-certified veterinary internist from the Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, New York, talks about the four different treatments for hyper-thyroid disease, a common disorder of aging cats; Tracie talks to her old pal and now superstar “Cat Daddy” Jackson Galaxy about solving cat behavior problems on his hit TV show “My Cat from Hell” (and how using Tracie’s favorite cat wand toy, Neko Flies, has helped solve many feline behavior riddles); first time author Cat Needham talks about the joys and challenges of being a first-time dog owner and choosing a big German Shepherd in Shepherd Girl.