Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) features Tracie’s interviews with authors and pet experts from around the world, discussing far-ranging topics involving dogs and cats, many with dog health information, dog and puppy training advice, and help in living harmoniously with your cat. This Gracie® Award-winning show, produced and hosted by pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner, has been broadcasting for 13 years with more than 620 consecutive shows from its originating NPR station Peconic Public Broadcasting – WPPB 88.3 FM – in the Hamptons, where it is heard from the East End all across Long Island, into Southern Connecticut and Westchester. It is also carried on the local public radio stations: WHDD Robinhood Radio 91.9 FM, Sharon, Connecticut WCSQ-LP Radio Cobleskill 105.9 FM Cobleskill, New York Global Community Radio WRAQ 92.7 FM Angelica, New York KIEZ 106.7 FM Monroe, Louisiana KFZR 93.3 FM Frazier Park, California KLQS 96.7 FM Agua Dulce, California KAKU 88,5 FM Kahilui/Maui, Hawaii

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Dog Talk #372: (5/17/2014)

Dog Talk (5/17/2014) #372: Dr Alan Beck — Professor of Animal Ecology and head of the Center for the Human-Animal bond at Purdue University — who was quoted in Jane Brody’s recent New York Times article about the value to people of dogs — discusses whether therapy animals pay an emotional price for helping people; Dr. Barbara Royal, Tracie’s co-host on HOLISTIC VETS discusses the overuse of antibiotics in human medicine and food production animals which has led to antibiotic-resistant infections and recommends Dr. Martin Blaser’s book MISSING MICROBES: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling Our Modern Plagues; dog trainer Erica Etchason describes how Canine Water Sports works for Tracie, who is going to be trying it at Camp Unleashed in the Berkshires May 29th with her new dog Maisie.