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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Kitten Lady, Hannah Shaw (Tiny But Mighty)

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-05-2019) #643: Featuring Hannah Shaw, Melinda Friedman, and Ken Hill. Hannah Shaw, well-known to cat lovers as “The Kitten Lady,” talks about how to care for the smallest, most fragile kittens in her book TINY BUT MIGHTY; filmmaker Melinda Friedman’s documentary “Vancouver: A Dogumentary” will give the audience at the 5th Annual NY Dog Film festival November 3rd a view of the quirky variety of dog-centric lifestyles in her town; veterinarian Dr. Ken Hill speaks from Alaska, where he dispenses his care from a specially outfitted boat to reach remote waterside villages.