Incredible Movies for NY Dog & Cat Film Festivals This Year in NYC!

Incredible Movies for the NY Dog & Cat Film Festivals This Year in NYC! If you live anywhere near New York City — and you love dogs and/or cats — all I can say is: you have a treat in store for the premiere of the 2nd Annual NY Cat Film Festival Saturday December 1st […]

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 Disturbing Truth About Puppy Mills

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (6-18-2018) #575: Featuring Rita Mae Brown, Shana Feste, and Rory Kress. The inimitable author Rita Mae Brown is back with yet another feline-and-Virginia- history-inspired thriller (and of course with talking animals!) in PROBABLE CLAWS: A MRS MURPHY MYSTERY; film writer and director Shana Feste’s hilarious and touching movie “Boundaries” opens […]

Cat & Dog Film Festivals Coming to NYC This Weekend!

My Cat & Dog Film Festivals Are Coming To NYC This Weekend! I am more excited than I was as a three-year-old when there was a clown and pony rides at my birthday party! In 48 hours my NY Cat and Dog Film Festivals are going to take over the SVA Theatre in Chelsea and […]

Service Dogs for Children with Autism

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-17-2017) #529: Rita Mae Brown’s newest historical fiction, set partly in 1887, A HISS BEFORE DYING, appreciates the importance of history; Caroline Sandler is the co-founder & VP of training at Blue Path service dogs for children with autism; if you’ve ever wanted to know HOW TO DRAW DOGS & […]

Rita Mae Brown, James Rollins & Neil Abramson

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (06-18-2016) #477: Rita Mae Brown talks about her most recent animal-rich mystery novel, TALL TAIL; James Rollins is back with another fast-paced thriller featuring the marvelous war dog Kane in WAR HAWK; and Neil Abramson discusses the frighteningly possible scenario of a cross-species epidemic in New York City affecting dogs […]

NYT Bestseller Rita Mae Brown

DOG TALK (07-04-2015) #428: The amazing author Rita Mae Brown (whose ground-breaking, multi-million-selling book Rubyfruit Jungle has just been re-released) spends a long time with Tracie discussing the importance of animals in her life, her idyllic Virginia hunt country habitat and the inspiration for Tail Gait, the newest book in her hound-centric mystery series; Alan […]