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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The Ethics of Keeping Pets

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-15-2017) #520: Lourdes Bravo talks about being the Kitten Nursery Manager for the A.S.P.C.A. in New York City which was written up in a big New York Times article; Dr. Ariel Mosenco at the University of Pennsylvania veterinary college talks about “Radioactive Cats” and a recent article about the radioactive therapy used to treat cats with hyperthyroid disease; Jessica Pierce talks about her book RUN SPOT RUN: THE ETHICS OF KEEPING PETS, published by none less than the University of Chicago Press.