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. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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We Need to Think Again about “What Dogs Know”

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-10-2022) #787: Featuring Juliane Brauer, Jennifer Brooks, and RuthAnn Lobos. Juliane Brauer speaks from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany where she heads DogStudies and has written an intriguing book about everything we know to this point, called “What Dogs Know”; Jennifer Brooks talks about how they handle international adoptions from Egypt, Bali, India, Mexico, China, and Bahamas at NYC Second Chance Rescue; Dr. RuthAnn Lobos, the chief veterinarian at Merrick Pet Care, talks about the value and importance of supplements, especially for senior dogs.