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 #400 (12-22-2014)

Dog Talk (12-22-2014) #400: The ANNIE Show (and the Dog Film Festival welcome to filmmakers of all ages around the world!)
From death’s door to the Silver Screen! Allyson Halm from Adopt-a-Dog talks like a proud stage mother about Marti, the 5-year-old mixed-breed dog she sheltered for months after pulling her from other shelters where she was slated to be euthanized — before the mutt was chosen to play Sandy in the Christmas movie ANNIE. (Read more here: ); animal trainer for stage and screen, Bill Berloni, explains how all his famous dogs come from shelters, and how he has his handlers with his dogs in productions now in 11 different cities and productions, including Paris!; director Peter Mcevilley’s newest #rescuefilms from Halo is “Forever Home” [] and Tracie announces that it will open the series of dog movies at the Dog Film Festival next October, along with Peter’s earlier #rescuefilms for Halo, “Le Sauvetage.”