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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CNN Hero Finalist Who Created Senior Dog Rescue

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-11-2017) #515: Sherri Franklin was a CNN Hero finalist for creating Muttville senior dog rescue in San Francisco, which takes senior dogs out of the city shelter to get loving homes for these hard-to-place oldsters; Alex Munoz is Director of Miami-Dade Animal Services, which is an open shelter that takes in 500 animals every week (30,000 yearly) and now has a new state-of-the-art shelter where University of Miami vet students train in shelter medicine; veterinarian Laurie Hess discusses her exotic animal practice and her book UNLIKELY COMPANIONS: THE ADVENTURES OF AN EXOTIC ANIMAL DOCTOR (OR WHAT FRIENDS FEATHERED, FURRED AND SCALED HAVE TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE AND LOVE).