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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Amy Kopelan on Home: Where All Dogs Deserve To Be

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (01-03-2021) # 708: Featuring Jim Gorman, Amy Kopelan, and Tracey Lenac. James Gorman from The New York Times discusses his article about ancient dog DNA and its spread around the globe, and advances in research in bioarchaeology with fossil canine genomes, which is producing some surprises about the lives of dogs and humans in prehistoric times; Amy Kopelan produced the beautiful photo book Home: Where All Dogs Deserve To Be about the stray dogs from Puerto Rico brought to New York by Animal Lighthouse Rescue; Tracey Lenac, the founder of the Black Cat Holistic Rescue in Los Angeles, talks about the value of practicing Reiki with cats.