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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Health Benefits of Bovine Colostrum

Dog Talk (10-17-2015) #443: Dr. John Ellis speaks about the health benefits of bovine colostrum — the first milk secretions of a cow with a young calf — and how colostrum is not allowed in milk production for humans but the benefits for dogs and cats can now be found in a new supplement, Primal Dose;  Betty Delman discusses the problems with shelters in the South and how she was able to get a horrible shelter (that was previously a dump and kill zone) rebuilt and her own creation of the Happy kids, Happy pets APP — modern “trading cards” to promote humane attitudes and self respect in children; Jill Ciment and Amy Hempel are two highly decorated authors, who joined together to write a thriller in honor of their friend who passed away. Calling their combined authorial self  A.J. Rich, they created THE HAND THAT FEEDS YOU.