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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Ultimate Pet Friendly Road Trip

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-15-2018) #588: Featuring Amy Burkert, Jason Hargraves, and Susan Kurowski. Amy Burkert talks about how she researched THE ULTIMATE PET FRIENDLY ROAD TRIP: A GUIDE TO THE #1 PET FRIENDLY ATTRACTIONS IN 48 STATES & WASHINGTON D.C. by driving to all of them with her husband and their dogs in an RV; Jason Hargraves from talks to Tracie about the value of pet insurance, which he also wrote about in an article; Susan Kurowski talks about Pets for the Elderly, which collaborates with 56 shelters in 35 states to match the right animal companion with older people (to Tracie’s shock, “elderly” is described as 60 or older!)