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 numerous 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. Podcast also available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon podcasts, and Audible. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Crude Protein

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-05-2022) #795C: Tracie’s most-read blog is about crude protein (which is a mystery to her!) so she invited veterinary nutritionist Ryan Yamka to discuss what “crude protein” actually refers to in a pet food and how that value is determined. Spoiler alert: crude protein is NOT referring to the amount of meat that was used in formulating the food!