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 725 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. 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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A Lighter Carbon Pawprint

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-09-2021) #726; Featuring Elisabeth Ignasiak, Dr. Sarah Moore, and Dr. John Howie. Elisabeth Ignasiak co-host of a new podcast called “How to Make a Difference” that focuses on big climate impact, like switching to a sustainable bank (since most banks use your funds to make loans, often to companies dependent on fossil fuels) and eat less meat both yourself and your pets; Dr. Sarah Moore, director of Blue Buffalo Clinical Trials at The Ohio State University, is a veterinary neurologist who collaborates on research projects with the human medical center at Ohio State on issues like spinal cord injury and how a ketogenic diet may help with chronic pain; Dr. John Howie, a plant scientist who is CEO and co-founder of YuMove (the fastest-growing animal supplement company in the UK) talks about how it took him 14 trips to New Zealand to find the highest quality green-lipped mussel extracts for their joint products.