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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Author Diane Kelly Discusses Bending the Paw & Paw of the Jungle

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-01-2020) #699: Featuring Diane Kelly, Marc Bekoff, and Stefani Cohen. Diane Kelly talks about the newest novels in her multi-book Paw Enforcement series: Bending the Paw and Paw of the Jungle; Marc Bekoff, Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, discusses his article “Why Do Some Dogs Fear Strange Dogs & Unfamiliar Humans?”; psychologist Stefani Cohen talks about helping dog-phobic children (and adults) in her book Overcoming Your Child’s Fear of Dogs: A Step By Step Guide for Parents.