Category Archives: Talk Radio

TRACIE HOTCHNER: NOBODY LIKES TO HEAR THEIR DOG IS FAT!

Canine etiquette question: what do you say when you encounter someone whose dog is seriously overweight? I have been in this predicament more than several times and am torn between not wanting to offend or alienate the person, and advocating … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: THE NEW DOG FLU- COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU?

I don’t like to be a fear monger, but the new strain of dog flu that killed and sickened many dogs in Chicago, has now spread to 12 states beyond Illinois. A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: SHAMPOOING YOUR DOG – MAKING IT FUN AND FREQUENT

On my NPR radio show DOG TALK this past week I interviewed humorist Merrill Markoe, several of whose amazing videos will be featured in the Dog Film Festival October 3rd. I invited her to read one of the fall-down-funny essays … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: GARDENING POSES SERIOUS RISKS TO YOUR PET

This is a fabulous time of the year to be outside with your pets while you do a late Spring clean up of your flower beds and shrubbery and put in new plantings. However, managing your garden can also present … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: CELEBRATE YOUR VET TECH!

Whenever I go for an appointment at the vet, the first person my dogs and I are greeted by is the veterinary technician. She is like a warm friendly maitre d’ at a nice restaurant – making sure we feel … Continue reading

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