DOG TALK, Feb. 18, 2012

This week’s DOG TALK® features three diverse guests discussing with host Tracie Hotcher:

  • Dr. Sue Ettinger is an oncologist who co-authored the extraordinary THE DOG CANCER SURVIVAL GUIDE, with Dr. Demian Dressler, an essential resource for anyone whose dog has been diagnosed with this rampant disease. (Dr Ettinger can be found at or
  • Tracie talks with John Woestendiek, author of DOG, INC., about the world of dog cloning and the fascinating rogues and dreamers he encountered.
  • Dog Talk’s own Official Trainer Allison Denlea of Paws4Positive Training discusses the use of basket muzzles for aggressive dogs and the mantra “Until you can train, manage and restrain.” For those who realize a muzzle may be in order for their own dog, you can go to and use the phrase “Italian basket muzzle” or here are some links:

When to Hear DOG TALK®

DOG TALK® airs Saturdays on NPR on Saturdays at 11 AM in Southampton NY and LIVE at 1 PM Sundays on Robinhood radio in the Berkshires. It is also available by podcast anytime.

About Tracie Hotchner

This is one of two radio shows by pet author and canine nutrition expert Tracie Hotchner, who also hosts CAT CHAT® every Wednesday on Martha Stewart Living Radio on Sirius/XM Satellite. Tracie Hotchner is the author of The Dog Bible: Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know and The Cat Bible: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know.

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