Posts Categorized: Tracie Hotchner

Get Working Dogs From Shelters – Not From European Breeders!

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Shelters and Rescues, Talk Radio, Tracie Hotchner.

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 to Dr. Karen Overall at the University of Pennsylvania vet school on the topic of […]

Two Fun Books to Enjoy and Share

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Books, Tracie Hotchner.

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 book “Life’s a Pooch: Quotes About Dogs By People Who Love Them” is chock full […]

Sammie Gets Breakfast (Finally!)

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Health, Pet Nutrition, Tracie Hotchner.

My friends Marianne and Julien are the sweetest, kindest people you’d ever like to know — and they are devoted to their darling rescued mutt, Sammie. They are both brilliant retired college professors, so I was astonished to discover that their ideas about canine nutrition and wellness were stuck in the Dark Ages! They had […]