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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Dr. Elsey: Pet Age Icon; Keep Kids/Dogs Safe

Dog Talk (11-07-2015) #446: Dr. Bruce Elsey won a Pet Age Icon Award for “20 plus years” in the pet industry with his family company Precious Cat litter, an award he won in part for his corporate generosity in giving millions to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation — which is a disease also seen in dogs & cats, although rarely; Sue Carpenter directed the closing film at the Dog Film Festival, “Something About Molly,” a love poem to her Labrador; dog trainer Lisa Edwards talks about her book PLEASE DON’T BITE THE BABY (AND PLEASE DON’T CHASE THE DOGS) and keeping kids and dogs safe and happy together.