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. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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Dogs to the Rescue at a Murder-Filled Wedding

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-17-2022) #788: Featuring Mikel Delgado, Paula Munier, and Melissa Shapiro. Paula Munier talks about her newest canine thriller “The Wedding Plot”; Tracie talks with Dr. Mikel Delgado, her feline behavior expert co-host on Cat Chat, about multiple cats and whether there is such a thing as having too many cats; Melissa Shapiro, the veterinarian/animal rescuer who wrote about Piglet, her most fragile rescue, has come out with a children’s picture book version called “Piglet Comes Home: How a Deaf Blind Pink Puppy Found His Family” for kids 4 to 8, and an inspirational website called PigletMindset.org.