Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

This Gracie® Award winning show, produced and hosted by pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner, has been broadcasting for over 9 years with 500+ shows from the NPR station Peconic Public Broadcasting in the Hamptons, where it is heard from the East End across all of Long Island, into Southern Connecticut and Westchester, as well as on the local NPR station Robinhood Radio in the Berkshires. DOG TALK® features global authors and experts discussing far-ranging topics involving dogs and cats, many of them with dog advice and health information, dog and puppy training tips, and help in understanding your cat.

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Dog Talk #405 (01-24-2015)

Dog Talk (01-24-2015) #405: Dr E’Lise Christensen Bell, DVM DACVB, Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist explains the escalation from growling to barking to snapping to nipping to biting and how when “The Tinies” do it, owners blow it off, but it’s still a serious warning that escalates; Mikita Brottman’s THE GREAT GRISBY: Two Thousand Years of Literary, Royal, Philosophical, and Artistic Dog Lovers and Their Exceptional Animals intersperses her love of her French Bulldog Grisby with facts like how many renowned authors have owned standard poodles (and how Norman Mailer got into a street brawl when someone called his poodle “a queer;” Do our dogs have souls? Did the pope actually say we’ll meet our dogs in heaven? Tracie discusses this with Christine Gutleben, Senior Director of the HSUS faith outreach program.