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 #353 (12/28/2013)

Dog Talk #353 (12/28/2013): Guests include Pat Gray, Director of Southampton Animal Shelter (the Official Shelter of the show), who saw a noticeable reduction in the stress levels of the pets waiting for their Forever Homes after using the generous donation of Adaptil collars for dogs and Feliway diffusers for cats; Author, Marc Bekoff talks about his book WHY DOGS HUMP AND BEES GET DEPRESSED; and the Official Trainer of the show, Allison Denlea, discusses an email from a man rightly disturbed by his neighbor who hangs her small West Highland White terrier puppy by the neck from his leash for barking.