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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Animal Companionship in Retirement Communities

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (07-02-2016) #479: Jonathan Balcombe calls creatures of the sea “fishes” explained with startling revelations in his book WHAT FISH KNOW: THE INNER LIVES OF OUR UNDERWATER COUSINS; Dr. Rebecca Johnson is Director of the Research Center for Human and Animal Interaction at the University of Missouri and has created a prototype nearby that makes animal companionship in retirement communities an integral part of senior living; Robert Berkelhammer’s book PET CARE GIVERS AND FAMILIES: GETTING THE MOST FROM DOG PLAYGROUPS, WALKERS, PET SITTERS can help pet owners and providers of these services.