Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WPPB-Peconic Public Broadcasting, 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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Senior Chihuahuas Adopted from Muttville in San Francisco

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-19-2020) #685: Featuring Adam Parascandola, Chris Johnson, and Mikael Lindnord. Adam Parascandola is Senior Director of the Animal Rescue Team at the Humane Society of the US and Senior Director of Animal Protection & Crisis Response for Humane Society International, but today talks about the senior chihuahuas he’s adopted from Muttville in San Francisco; Chris Johnson USPS Program Manager Safety Awareness, discusses dog bite prevention and the ways that people can keep post office employees safe from their dogs; Mikael Lindnord’s book RESCUE DOG TALES: THE STORY OF ARTHUR AND SIXTEEN DOGS WHO FOUND FOREVER HOMES is about rescued dogs worldwide, like the little dog who followed Mikael through the jungles of Ecuador during the Adventure Racing World Series and wound up living with him in Sweden.