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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WWII Dogs; Cat on the Job

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (11-28-2015) #449: Historian L. Douglas Keeny discusses his book about World War II dogs in the military in BUDDIES: HEARTWARMING PHOTOS OF GIs AND THEIR DOGS IN WORLD WAR II; Elias “The Dogist” is renowned in New York City where he captures the essence of dogs he randomly photographs in candid shots, and has assembled in his book THE DOGIST: PHOTOGRAPHIC ENCOUNTERS WITH 1,000 DOGS; Lisa Rogak’s photo book of cats who have occupations is chronicled in CATS ON THE JOB: 50 FABULOUS FELINES WHO PURR, MOUSE, AND EVEN SING FOR THEIR SUPPER.