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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Good Things Happening for Dogs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-12-2022) #783: Featuring Mallory Kerley, Kim Brophey, and Tom Sharp. Mallory Kerley from Muddy Paws, a foster-based rescue in Hell’s Kitchen, talks about how 99.9% of applicants are accepted as adopters; dog trainer Kim Brophey created “The Dog’s Truth” video series to help people understand the underlying “truth” of who their dog is as an individual; Tom Sharp explains how the AKC Reunite Adopt a K9 Cop program has matched funds to raise a million dollars to buy dogs for police departments across the country.