Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WLIW-88.3, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 675 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. The show's theme song is "Mmm My Best Friend" by Sophie B. Hawkins from her album TIMBRE. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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Kitten Training Classes

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-27-2019) #620: Featuring Tracie & Rachel Geller, Monique Udell, and Mitch from Paw House Inn. Tracie answers cat questions from listeners (for which they receive a coupon for a free Comfort Zone pheromone diffuser) with Rachel Geller, who has a new book SAVING THE WORLD, ONE CAT AT A TIME; Monique Udell is the head of the Human Animal Interaction Lab, assistant professor of Animal Sciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis and discusses their free kitten training classes as part of cat/human behavior research; Mitch from the totally dog-centric Paw House Inn in West Rutland Vermont explains they welcome dogs so sincerely that there is a $10 surcharge for guests who do NOT bring a dog!