DOG TALK Features Victoria Stilwell & Cutest Spokespet Contest

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s Dog Talk (7-05-2013): Victoria Stilwell is well known as the star of Animal Planet’s long-running It’s Me or the Dog but talks about branching out to work with law enforcement to understand the causes of severe aggression in dogs, while her new book Train Your Dog Positively tells dog owners […]

DOG TALK, May 4, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s DOG TALK®, the weekly NPR show that can always be heard on Radio Pet Lady Network: Dale Picard created ECAD — Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities — in Dobbs Ferry, NY where he breeds service dogs, which are then trained by adolescents with emotional, behavioral, and learning problems who attend […]

DOG TALK, April 19, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s DOG TALK®: Dr. Adam Boyko from the Cornell University veterinary school talks about new evidence of the evolution of dogs as companions to men and whether variations in the gene that allows for digestion of carbohydrates in the ancestors of modern dogs had a role in the domestication of dogs. […]

DOG TALK, April 6, 2013

Sometimes things around DogTipper World Headquarters just get a bit too busy…and this was one of those weeks 🙂 As we were out researching lakeside parks in the Texas Hill Country both for our upcoming book and for our weekly Dog Travel Experts radio show, our four-legged researchers got caught up in their testing of […]

DOG TALK, March 30, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s DOG TALK® radio show: Dr. Donna Spector talks about E.P.I and how German Shepherds and other breeds are suffering from this digestive disorder which is often undiagnosed (hear more from Dr. Donna on THE EXPERT VET, her new show with Tracie every Monday on Radio Pet Lady Network). Dr. Nick […]

DOG TALK, March 23, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s DOG TALK® radio show: Nicole Cottam coordinated a study of the Anxiety Wrap at Tufts University and describes how the results showed its effectiveness in calming dogs with thunderstorm phobia author (and scientist) Bonham Richards talks about his frighteningly plausible thriller WORLD WITHOUT CATS Cathy Hartshorn from the group Vermont […]

DOG TALK, March 16, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s weekly DOG TALK® radio show and podcast: Award-winning journalist PALLAVI AIYAR calls from Jakarta where she now lives to talk about her charming book, CHINESE WHISKERS, which is told through the viewpoint of two cats in Beijing as they deal with real-life events like the Olympic Games, the SARS virus, […]

DOG TALK, March 9, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s weekly DOG TALK® radio show and podcast: Dr. Donna Raditic teaches at the University of Tennessee, where she specializes in acupuncture and chiropractic for dogs and cats, and also discusses metabolic syndrome and healthy nutrition for pets. David Haworth is the head of the Morris Animal Foundation and he talks […]

CAT CHAT & DOG TALK, March 5, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s weekly CAT CHAT® & DOG TALK® radio show: Ever wonder what your pet was thinking? Do you sometimes feel that a pet who has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge is still with you? Ever had the experience of an Animal Communicator making that connection for you? The first Tuesday of […]

DOG TALK, March 2, 2013

This week on Tracie Hotchner’s weekly DOG TALK® radio show and podcast Jessica Womack is a biochemist who was fascinated by how pheromones work in helping with pets emotional issues — when she moved and one of her dogs experienced severe, life-disrupting separation anxiety she was desperate to find a remedy. At Tracie’s suggestion she […]