Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

This Gracie® Award-winning show, produced and hosted by pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner, has been broadcasting for 11 years with more than 550 consecutive shows from the NPR station Peconic Public Broadcasting in the Hamptons, where it is heard from the East End all across Long Island, into Southern Connecticut and Westchester. It is also carried on the local public radio stations Robinhood Radio in the Berkshires and Radio Cobleskill in upstate New York. DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) features Tracie’s interviews with authors and pet experts from around the world, discussing far-ranging topics involving dogs and cats, many with dog health information, dog and puppy training advice, and help in living harmoniously with your cat.

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Running Marathons Blind With Guide Dog

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-12-2018) #570: Featuring Thomas Panek, Arin Greenwood, and Kim Brophey. Thomas Panek, CEO of Guiding Eyes (guidingeyes.org), talks about the first Wag-a-thon (https://give.guidingeyes.org/wag-a-thon), a virtual marathon everyone can do on their own during the month of May, which is a fund-raiser to offset the costs of the service dogs provided for free at Guiding Eyes for the Blind — and Thomas’ own experiences as a blind man running in actual marathons with his guide dog; Arin Greenwood’s futuristic novel YOUR ROBOT DOG WILL DIE imagines a future in which dogs have been outlawed; Kim Brophey’s book MEET YOUR DOG divides breeds of dogs into categories that suggest the kind of dog that will best suit your personality and lifestyle.