Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, Peconic Public Broadcasting WPPB 88.3 FM in the Hamptons, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 650 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 and Radio Cobleskill WCSQ-LP 105.9 FM in Cobleskill, New York. NPR Logo

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The “Pets For Life” Project

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-14-2018) #579: Featuring: Rita Mae Brown, Amanda Arrington, and Debra Finnerman. The inimitable author Rita Mae Brown talks about the history behind her newest mystery in which the animals have equal roles, CRAZY LIKE A FOX; Amanda Arrington at the Humane Society of the US, won the Bustad Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association for the HSUS “Pets for Life” project and discusses the the pockets of poverty where people have animals and systemic racist attitudes about pet ownership toward people less fortunate Read the American University Law and Policy Brief she wrote that won the award: http://sdlp.strikingly.com/; Tracie talks to Debra Finnerman from France where she lives, and wrote her charmingly funny book YOU LUCKY DOG.