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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Cats Galore, Holy Cow, Surviving Henry

Dog Talk (and Kitties, Too!) (11-14-2015) #447: Susan Herbert talks about her sister, Janet Froud, the artist and author of CATS GALORE: A COMPENDIUM OF CULTURED CATS whose untimely death robbed her of experiencing public reception for her extraordinary painted renditions of cats in classical poses captured between book covers; the book HOLY COW! DOGGEREL, CATNAPS, SCAPEGOATS, FOXTROTS, AND HORSE FEATHERS — SPLENDID ANIMAL WORDS AND PHRASES by Boze Hadleigh explores the delightful ways in which animals are part of the English language; Erin Taylor Young talks about the special challenges of owning a “special” sort of dog in SURVIVING HENRY: ADVENTURES IN LOVING A CANINE CATASTROPHE.