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 675 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. 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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Spencer Quinn’s New Chet & Bernie Mystery, Of Mutts And Men

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-20-20) #693: Featuring Peter Abrahams, Justin Goodman, and Eric Shannon. Peter Abrahams, writing as Spencer Quinn, reads from his newest Chet & Bernie mystery, OF MUTTS AND MEN; Justin Goodman is the VP of Public Policy and Advocacy for the White Coat Waste project and talks about how his group worked to defund the VA’s use of dogs for medical testing and that 20 billion taxpayer dollars fund animal experiments every year, while most people are opposed on moral and scientific; Eric Shannon discusses his Big Barker orthopedic bed for large dogs, which was tested by Penn Vet at the University of Pennsylvania, showing the benefits to joints, mobility, and comfort.