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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Changing the Way We Look at Dogs and Other Animals

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-07-2017) #545: Greg Berns new book changes the way we look at canines and other creatures: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A DOG – AND OTHER ADVENTURES IN ANIMAL NEURO SCIENCE; Donna Casperson from Michelson’s Found Animals in Los Angeles talks about how Dogs Playing for Life brought dogs from the Downey shelter into play groups at the Found Animals shelter and facilitated wonderful adoptions; Viv Goldbloom, from Emerald City Pet Rescue in Seattle, talks about the experience of having been the beneficiary shelter of the NY Dog Film Festival when it visited her area.