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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Camp Canine: Boarding & Daycare

Dog Talk (08-22-2015) #435: Tania Isenstein left her executive career to become Top Dog of Camp Canine (nycampcanine.com) at 73rd and Columbus in NYC and has made it a very successful boarding and dog daycare — where she always saves two spots to foster rescued stray “Satos dogs” from Puerto Rico through Animal Lighthouse Rescue (alrcares.com); Jane Kleinsinger created the Waggin’ Train Rescue (waggintrainrescue.org) in Vermont to help ease some of the over-crowding (and save lives) from NYC’s Animal Care and Control; Andrea Arden (andreaarden.com) — Animal Planet dog expert and NYC premiere dog trainer will be the official trainer at the Dog Film Festival POOCH PARTY — and discusses the stress on dog owners and trainers when there are unrealistic expectations about what is natural behavior for a dog.