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. Also available on Amazon podcasts and Audible. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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Still Fighting the GOOD Fight — Against Dog Fighting

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-31-2022) #803A: Adam Parascandola, VP of the Animal Rescue Team for the Humane Society of the United States, has spent years on the front lines, rescuing dogs and cats from man-made and natural disasters. He and Tracie discuss the recent HSUS raid that he led to shut down several South Carolina dog fighting properties where they rescued over 275 dogs who had been chained in a life of misery.