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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Helping Homeless with Pets

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (03-05-2016) #463: Lori Weise created Downtown Dog Rescue in Los Angeles to help homeless people with pets, serving the “shadow population” where something as simple as getting a dog license for a homeless person is a sense of accomplishment; Karn Meyers discusses Architects for Animals “Giving Shelter” in Los Angeles for Fixnation.org. The event is March 10th with 14 cat shelters designed by prominent architects which will be auctioned online immediately afterward; Jennifer Erdman from South Barrington, Illinois talks about how she went from being a “stay at home Mom to 4 Golden Retrievers” to creating Ewegurt, a sheep’s milk yogurt nutritious treat for dogs.