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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Private Pilots Who Fly Pets to Waiting Homes

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (08-20-2016) #486: Cindy Smith is the co-founder Wings of Rescue and a pilot herself, who organizes a vast community of private pilots who use their own planes and resources to relocate pets from overcrowded areas to those where adoptive homes are waiting, and is a partner with the ASPCA; Kathy Nimmer’s personal experience inspired her to write TWO PLUS FOUR EQUALS ONE: CELEBRATING THE PARTNERSHIP OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR ASSISTANCE DOGS; Tony Angell has spent a lifetime as a naturalist and artist drawing and learning about the many kinds of owls he depicts in his beautiful book, THE HOUSE OF OWLS.