Tag Archives: DOG TALK

Worried About a Positive Test for Lyme Disease?

Hang on! Wait! Just because your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in the vet’s office does NOT mean you need to treat with antibiotics! My sister and two friends of mine recently took their dogs to their vets for … Continue reading

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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: 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: AFRAID BETTER DOG FOOD MIGHT GIVE YOUR DOG “THE TROTS”?

What do you do if you adopt a dog like my sweet young Blue Weimaraner, Maisie, and she develops horrible diarrhea when switching her to a better food? When I picked her up from Mid-Atlantic Weimaraner Rescue in Virginia Beach, … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: FOUR PAWS UP FOR “LE SAUVETAGE” – HALO’S MOVIE ABOUT PET (AND PEOPLE) RESCUE!

What a wild and crazy idea: a pet food company dedicated to pets in shelters and the people dedicated to rescuing them – finds a filmmaker who can celebrate the human-animal bond in the most delightful and profound way – … Continue reading

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