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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Former Attorney Creates Lifeline Animal Project

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) #462: Rebecca Guinn left her career as a white collar criminal attorney when she saw that the shelters in Atlanta were killing 85% of the dogs — and decided she could make a difference and founded the Lifeline Animal Project and turned Atlanta around to an 84% live release rate for animals in shelters; Cindy Copeland’s darling photo-based book  REALLY IMPORTANT STUFF MY DOG HAS TAUGHT ME makes a delightful gift; the New York Times Book Review raved about Annick Smith’s CROSSING THE PLAINS WITH BRUNO for good reason and Tracie finds out why.