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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Adoptapalooza in Union Square, NY

Dog Talk (09-14-2015) #438: Stephanie Mattera talks about what the NYC Mayor’s Alliance does for shelters and rescues in the city, and describes the big Adoptapalooza in Union Square on Sunday September 20; Dr. Rachel Barrack is a veterinary acupuncturist who takes care of race horses and provides house call acupuncture for dogs and cats in New York City and the Hamptons (animalacupuncture.com); Nicole Galland talks about her fun novel STEP DOG and the Irishman who is the main character — inspired by her actor husband, who joins her to read from the book.