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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Dog Talk #364 (3/22/2014)

Dog Talk (3/22/2014) #364: Marcello Cacciola talks about SOI dogs, a rescue organization that spays and neuters un-owned dogs in Thailand and returns them to their natural habitat of the street, and also works in coalition with the Humane Society International Canine Alliance for S.E. Asia to stop the dog meat trade that trucks dogs from Thailand to Vietnam; Dr. Gary Block is a Board  member of HSVMA and explains why a Humane Society organization of veterinarians was necessary for those AVMA members who found a lack of leadership on animal welfare issues; Anna Cooke, the editor of Florida-based quarterly magazine The New Barker, discusses the politics of greyhound racing and adoption in Florida and the upcoming Humane Lobby Day March 26 in Tallahassee.