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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Pet and Women’s Safety (PAWS) Act

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) #507: Lauren Dorsch discusses the community support behind the grant from Bayer Animal Health to the Rose Brooks Center in the Kansas City area that welcomes pets into the shelter(and receive K9 Advantix II for their dogs), and explains the Pet and Women’s Safety (PAWS) Act; Zoe Agnew-Svoboda is the Pet Shelter Advocate at the Rose Brooks Center and runs the shelter and coordinates foster families to care for pets while the women are recovering; Patricia Denys’ book ANIMAL MAGNETISM: AT HOME WITH CELEBRITIES AND THEIR ANIMAL COMPANIONS came out in 1998 and is every bit as relevant and touching all these years later.