Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WPPB-Peconic Public Broadcasting, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 675 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. 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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Dog Talk #396 (11/22/2014)

Dog Talk (11/22/2014) #396: Renowned author Dean Koontz takes a break from writing his own books (400 million of the best-sellers already sold) and lets his wonderful Golden Retriever Anna (a retired service dog from Canine Companions for Independence) write her advice to other dogs in ASK ANNA; Nicole Wilde is a dog trainer who discusses what happens when you adopt a dog and the bonding is slow to take place http://www.nicolewilde.com/;  Debra Jo in Anaheim, California has raised funds for 2500 pet masks across the country through the Emma Zen Foundation [http://www.emmazenfoundation.com/], named for her fire survivor shelter dog, and discusses how she donated 12 pet oxygen masks to the Redlands, California fire department in honor of Joan Rivers after Tracie wrote a tribute about her godmother Joan’s devotion to her dogs.