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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How Supplements Are Developed

Dog Talk (04-11-2015) #416: Dr. Jamie Nickerson (with a doctorate in molecular biology and a post-doctoral degree in human health & nutritional sciences) explains how a lab scientist helps develop supplements, running clinical and in-vitro trials for Vivamune to discover how their active ingredient OxyC Beta works; Emily Yoffe has a cautionary tale about getting a dog breed unsuited for New York city apartment living in her Op-Ed article for the New York Times about her masochistic love of the Beagle []; Gail runs Westside Farm & Feed store in Santa Cruz, California, where she tries to offer new products like CanineActiv (the NSAID alternative for dogs with pain) to her devoted customers, while managing to also breed Bull Terriers for the show ring — her Mama bitch Tallulah reached Grand Champion status at age seven — and her son Archie was the #1 colored Bull Terrier in the U.S in 2014.