Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WPPB-Peconic Public Broadcasting, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 675 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. The show's theme song is "Mmm My Best Friend" by Sophie B. Hawkins from her album TIMBRE. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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De-Stress with Cats at Meow Parlour

Dog Talk (04-18-2015) #417: The New York City Meow Parlour (and Macaron parlour) created by Christina Ha, who describes how people make reservations to de-stress around the cats and possibly to adopt; the cats at Meow Parlour live there until adopted and come from the all-volunteer group Kitty Kind, which Miriam Hibel explains is helped with adoptions by the Petco on Union Square; author Cat Warren talks about her work as a Search & Rescue K-9 handler (when not a college professor) and her book What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Way Dogs Perceive the World, which explains “cadaver dog” training and handling.