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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DogSpot: Temperature-controlled Dog Houses on City Sidewalks

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (08-03-2019) #634: Featuring Mirah Horowitz, Samantha Suiter, and Chelsea Brownridge. Mirah Horowitz has been at the helm of Lucky Dog Rescue in Washington, D.C. for years, moving dogs from South Carolina and Puerto Rico to waiting volunteer families — which is the subject of “The Lucky Ones,” a film in the upcoming 5th Annual NY Dog Film Festival in New York City; Samantha “Sam” Suiter – the Manager of Science Education for PETA — discusses why dissection in the classroom should be eliminated; Chelsea Brownridge, the founder of DogSpot, explains the imaginative concept of temperature-controlled dog houses on city sidewalks.