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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Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-08-2020) #700: Featuring Kathy Callahan, Alice Mayn, and Sindoor Pangal. Kathy Callahan’s book 101 Rescue Puppies: One Family’s Story of Fostering Dogs, Love, and Trust is chock full of the world’s cutest puppy photos and stories; Alice Mayn founded Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary in Petaluma, CA, where dozens of older large dogs have happily lived out their lives or gone on to loving adoptive homes; Sindoor Pangal speaks from Bangalor, India, about her study of the lives and natural behaviors of “streeties,” as she calls the free-ranging dogs in her country.