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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Ultra-Marathoner Runs Gobi Desert With Little Dog

DOG TALK (And Kitties Too!) (07-22-2017) #534: World class ultra-marathoner Dion Leonard talks from Scotland about his book FINDING GOBI: THE AMAZING TRUE STORY about the amazing little dog who ran the marathon with him through the Gobi desert and now lives in Scotland; Virginia Donohue is the Executive director of San Francisco Animal Care and Control, an “open door shelter” managing 10,000 animals yearly; Marti Colwell with www.BichonFurKids.org in the San Diego area talks about helping a stage 4 cancer patient adopt one of these cheerful, loving, hypoallergenic little dogs to help them on that difficult journey.