Category Archives: Tracie Hotchner

Get Working Dogs From Shelters – Not From European Breeders!

Why does the United States military – and various police departments around the country – continue to spend tens of thousands of dollars per dog to buy potential working dogs from Eastern Europe? Not long ago on DOG TALK® I spoke … Continue reading

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Are Cats More Sophisticated Gourmets Than Dogs?

I read many interesting articles in the New York Times pertaining to dogs and cats, and I was especially curious about this article, which considered which of the two species has a more highly attuned sense of taste and smell. … Continue reading

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Should You Muzzle Your Dog for Your Cat’s Safety?

I got this email from a listener: “I need a muzzle for my pitbull.  She is great with me, but I don’t trust her with cats in the house, so when she is in the house she is crated.  I … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Puppy Who Died on United Airlines?

There are a lot of people who – when they learned about a puppy who died in an overhead luggage bin on a United Airlines flight last week – were filled with moral outrage against the airline. They went ballistic, … Continue reading

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Two Fun Books to Enjoy and Share

This week I wanted to bring two very different books into the limelight – because they show the broad range of the ways in which dogs inspire and delight us, in real life and on the page. Boze Hadleigh’s delightful … Continue reading

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