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 #362 (3/08/2014)

Dog Talk (3/08/2014) #362: James Moll, the producer of  the new documentary “Always Faithful” about military working dogs, talks about going behind the scenes in the war zones to document these extraordinary canine soldiers. Mike Dowling, one of the military dog handlers in the film, discusses his experiences in the field with his dog Sergeant Rex. Anthony Jerone talks about running the only school for dog trainers licensed by the New York Board of Education and his free doggy boot camp in Queens beginning in April. Tracie shares the very sad news about the sudden illness and untimely death of her youngest rescued Weimaraner, Teddy. Donations in his memory would be welcome to Friends for Pets Weimaraner rescue to help with Sullivan and Sheba, two recently rescued dogs.