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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Keeping the Whole Family Together in a Crisis

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) #561: Grant Hayter-Menzies, DOROTHY BROOKE: AND THE FIGHT TO SAVE CAIRO’S LOST WAR HORSES; Lori Nelson from Station Casinos in Reno, Nevada, has supported Noah’s Animal House for 10 years — the first stand-alone full service pet boarding house attached to a domestic violence shelter (The Shade Tree), keeping the whole family together in a crisis; Nancy McKenna, director of Marin Humane (beneficiary of the NY Dog and Cat Film Festivals when they were at the Lark theater in Larkspur on President’s Day weekend) discusses managing the evacuation and safekeeping of pets during the California wildfires last October.