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 #339 Tracie Hotchner (09-21-2013)

Dog Talk #339: Dermatology specialist Dr. Jeanne Budgin from the Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, New York discusses managing your dog’s allergies and the only reliable ways to test for them; Dr. Carlo Siracusa, head of the Veterinary Behavior Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses severe separation anxiety and how psychiatric drugs made for dogs can help; John Bradshaw’s book CAT SENSE and how it can make us all wiser and more compassionate companions to our pussycats.