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. Podcast also available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon podcasts, and Audible. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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Dog Talk #350 (12/07/2013)

Dog Talk #350 (12/07/2013): Tracie reads a fascinating letter from a listener who has a unique perspective on “adopting from the South” because she went to pick up her dog from a poor rural Southern shelter; adventurer/explorer Tim Cope recounts his extraordinary voyage on horseback with dog by his side, retracing Genghis Khan’s steps in ON THE TRAIL OF GENGHIS KHAN; Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins talks about the lower value we put on cats in our society and whether we can do anything to raise their status.