Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WLIW-88.3, where it has been on the air for 13 years and numerous 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. 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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Debut K-9 Thriller Novel from “Sherlock Hounds” Drug Detection Dog Handler

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-24-2022) #789: Featuring Kathleen Donnelly, Susan Joseph, and Garrett Clancy. First-time novelist Kathleen Donnelly talks about her debut canine thriller “Chasing Justice” and her own professional work with three drug detection dogs; Susan Joseph, Executive director of the newly named 5-star Hotel for Homeless Dogs (formerly known as the New England Humane Society) in Cumberland RI discusses the new concept of a shelter with no chain link or metal cages, instead having glass walled living rooms for their resident cats and dogs; filmmaker Garrett Clancy talks about his documentary “Crazy Cat Lady” (available for streaming) which shows the feral cat crisis in Los Angeles and applauds the herculean efforts of cat advocates who work tirelessly to help these kitties.