Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WLIW-88.3, 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. 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 Breaks Record

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (02-07-2021) #713: Featuring Susanne Craig, Emily Larlham, and Chris Roy. Susanne Craig, New York Times Pulitzer prize-winning reporter, talks about her article about the harrowing attack on her dog Chloe and the dangers of unleashed dogs; Emily Larlham in El Cajon California, talks about her Guinness World Records title “Most Tricks Performed by 2 dogs in one minute” (it was 28!), her dog training site Dogmantics, and her Kikopup YouTube channel; Chris Roy discusses what went into creating Doobert.com and Fosterspace.com, technology designed for rescues and shelters to help match volunteers with fostering and transport opportunities.