Forever Home: Inspiring Tales of Rescue Dogs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-19-2022) #784: Featuring Traer Scott, Jolie Chitwood, and Dr Sue Ettinger. Photographer Traer Scott talks about capturing the essence of the valiant dogs she chronicles in her new book “Forever Home: The Inspiring Tales of Rescue Dogs”; Jolie Chitwood, the R&D specialist who develops CBD products for Kradle, discusses how […]

Shop Cats of China

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (12-22-2021) #0072: A discussion with Marcel Heijnen, the author/photographer who created Shop Cats of China, a unique book with photos that take you by surprise visually – each accompanied by a sly haiku poem as the “captions.” [The filmmakers who came to the NYC premiere of […]

Perception of Pet Food Influenced by Emotions

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-24-2018) #598: Featuring Ryan Yamka, Jeff Franklin, and Traer Scott. Tracie invites Ryan Yamka — a board certified nutritionist for companion animals — to discuss the way perception of pet food is sometimes influenced by owners’ emotions, and how “grain-free” pet foods became misperceived as preferable; Jeff Franklin, subject of […]

Stray Gardens

STRAY GARDENS Photographer Julie McGuire on Dog Talk When British-born photographer Julie McGuire moved to India 11 years ago, she was shocked to find some 250,000 stray dogs living on the streets of Bangalore. The melee of homeless hounds inspired her to focus on a long-term project documenting the roles of dogs in societies around […]

Help Animals While World Traveling

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-19-2016) #499: Photographer Julie McGuire won a World Press Photo award for her picture “Full House,” taken at a private rescue in Penang, Malaysia where she photo-documented what she calls “islands of hope in the midst of misery”; Karen Menczer from Animal Kind International talks about how to do good […]

Filmmaker William Wegman

Dog Talk (05-23-2015) #422: The William Wegman Hour! A whole show with the amazing artist and photographer William Wegman, whose iconic and astonishing film “The Hardly Boys in Hardly Gold” will be featured at the Dog Film Festival, as will one of his early video pieces, “The Spelling Lesson,” with his original Weimaraner, Man Ray. […]