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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Filmmaker William Wegman

Dog Talk (05-23-2015) #422: The William Wegman Hour! A whole show with the amazing artist and photographer William Wegman, whose iconic and astonishing film “The Hardly Boys in Hardly Gold” will be featured at the Dog Film Festival, as will one of his early video pieces, “The Spelling Lesson,” with his original Weimaraner, Man Ray. Bill talks about the influence of his Weimaraners in his work and his life (all four used to sleep in bed with he and his wife); Tracie announces that the Dog Film Festival will feature an annual Man Ray Wegman Memorial Award for “Best Performance by a Dog.”