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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Therapy Animals for “Reading Orphans”

Dog Talk (08-15-2015) #434: Dr. Jennifer Styrsky talks about two new “senior dog products” that Tracie’s old dog Jazzy has been rejuvenated by: Ceva’s Senilife and TRP tri-cox supplement; Mary G. Anderson talks about her book Pet Protection Legal Care Plan: Financial and Legal Planning to Protect Your Companion Pet and the importance of planning ahead for your pet’s care in case of your illness or death; Nancy George-Michalson the NYC affiliate for the R.E.A.D.® (Reading Education Assistance Dogs®) children’s literacy program coordinated in NYC schools and the NY Public Library — http://www.therapyanimals.org/R.E.A.D.html for “reading orphans” — children who have some difficulties reading and are not encouraged to read at home.