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 725 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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Yes, Your Dog Does Feel Jealousy!

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-06-2021) #730: Featuring Amalia Bastos, Marc Bekoff, and Pam Norris. Amalia Bastos speaks from the laboratory in New Zealand where she is studying a rare parrot, to discuss her study about dog jealousy and the new discovery that dogs can imagine something they cannot actually see; Marc Bekoff discusses the social attributes of cats, which he writes about in his Psychology Today column “Are Cats More Socially Inept Than Dogs?”; Pam Norris tells the story of how she and her husband created the Senior Paws Rescue & Sanctuary in Hardinsburg, Indiana.