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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Safe Ways To Transport Pets

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (02-06-2016) #459: Debbie Clarke Moderow wrote FAST INTO THE NIGHT: A WOMAN, HER DOGS, AND THEIR JOURNEY NORTH ON THE IDITAROD TRAIL about competing in the Iditarod race with her team, the “ultimate journey with my dogs;”  Myra Vandenburgh is the star of a documentary in the Dog Film Festival (“Myra & Prince” by social worker Christine Li) about being homeless with her rescued dog Prince — the happy ending being that she now has her own small apartment and received a year’s worth of Halo dry and canned dog food to salute her devotion to her dog; Jeni Redmond — whose company, is part of the International Pet & Animal Transport Association — discusses the need for professional advice and assistance pet owners need to plan safe ways to transport their pets.