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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Champion of Dogs Rescued from Michael Vick Dog Fighting Ring

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-03-2016) #488: Darcy Dennett, director of The Champions talks about how she came to be the champion on film of the dogs rescued from the Michael Vick dog fighting ring; Paul Fiaccone adopted Cherry, one of the dogs featured in “The Champions” and talks about the long process to be chosen as his adopters; Patricia Denys and her sister made the movie “Awesome Living with Andy” about their dog in a wheelchair and wanted to send the message not to give up on disabled dogs, who can lead full lives.