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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Understanding Philosophy Through the Eyes of a Dog

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-15-2020) #701: Featuring Anthony McGowan Gorman Bechard, and Morgan Ritz. Anthony McGowan talks from London about his book How to Teach Philosophy to a Dog, and discusses how the challenge of understanding philosophy can be made easier by seeing it through the eyes of his dog during walks in London; Gorman Bechard talks about his documentary film “Seniors, A Dogumentary” and the wonderful people and animals he met while filming it; Morgan Ritz, Director of The Cat Connection in Boston, talks about their upcoming virtual fundraising event, “Whiskers & Whiskey,” and all the ways to participate online.