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 over 725 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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Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (01-31-2021) #712: Featuring Margit Muller, Kellyn McNulty, and Pierre-Luc Gingras. Dr. Margit Muller speaks from Abu Dhabi where she is the world’s leading falcon veterinarian, and in her new book Your Pet, Your Pill: 101 Inspirational Stories About How Pets Lead You to a Happy, Healthy, and Successful Life, recounts how she dealt with the negativity and resistance to her as a woman in the United Arab Emirates with the love of two stray dogs who got her through it; Dr. Kellyn McNulty talks about being a research veterinarian working on The Dog Aging Project, which Tracie’s dog Maisie is part of; Pierre-Luc Gingras in Montreal talks about developing a special drinking water for cats’ urinary tract health called CatWater.