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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Margaret Mizushima’s New Timber Creek K-9 Mystery, Hanging Falls

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-04-2020) #695: Featuring Margaret Mizushima, Pam Johnson-Bennett, and Mark Cushing. Margaret Mizushima talks about her sixth Timber Creek K-9 mystery, HANGING FALLS, and the dynamic heroine and her dog who are its heroes; Pam Johnson-Bennett talks about honoring each cat’s choices in her book CAT VS. CAT: KEEPING PEACE WHEN YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE CAT, which explains how to watch your cats and let them tell you where they prefer to sleep, eat and eliminate; Mark Cushing discusses veterinary medicine and the huge changes in how and where it is dispensed from a chapter in his book PET NATION: THE LOVE AFFAIR THAT CHANGED AMERICA.