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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Dog Talk #358 (2-1-2014)

Dog Talk (2-1-2014) #358: Focus on the Westminster Dog Show! Dog trainer Babette Haggerty (Tracie’s co-host on GOOD DOGS! Wednesday nights on the Radio Pet Lady Network) discusses what she looks out for at the Westminster Show, where she has been going since she was in utero!;  agility will be featured for the first time at the dog show and one of the national champions – Rhea with her Doberman Pinscher – talks about what this NYC event means to her and Carlos the Dobie; Chris Walkowicz, author of Dog Show Judging: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, explains what a judge is looking for and how decisions are made in the ring.