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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Should dogs be considered property?

Dog Talk (03-07-2015) #411: Law professor Yolanda Eisenstein talks about her book The American Bar Association Legal Guide for Dog Owners which questions whether should dogs be property, as they have been considered legally? Are there reasons against changing that legal description of pets, as Rhode Island has done?; Tonya Wilheim is co-author of What’s for Dinner, Dexter? a new cookbook with holistic vet Dr. Judy Morgan (Tracie’s co-host on Holistic Vets) using Chinese medicine principles in cooking goat lung, pork kidney, and even alligator oatmeal!; Lisa Begin-Kruysman wrote Dog’s Best Friend about Will Judy, the creator of National Dog Week, and her newest book Around the World in 1909: Harriet White-Fisher and her Locomobile, about the adventuress’s world travels with Honky the Boston Bull Terrier (more on www.Dogreader.com)