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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: CO2 MONITORS WILL SAVE YOUR PETS’ LIVES (AND THE REST OF YOUR FAMILY, TOO!)

Everybody is aware by now of the importance (and legal necessity) of having smoke alarms in their homes – and we’ve heard those amazing stories of dogs (and even cats) who awaken their sleeping owners when they smell smoke in … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: IS WET CAT FOOD REALLY SO MUCH BETTER THAN DRY?

I got this letter from Carol, a listener to my show CAT CHAT® that really made an impression on me because it was so honest about her long-held skepticism about my urgent recommendation to everyone that they feed canned food … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: THE #1 WAY TO UNDO THE GOOD OF FEEDING CANNED CAT FOOD

Have you been following my advice to feed only the highest quality canned food to your cats? Have you chosen a food high in good quality protein and low in carbohydrates? Good for you! But wait! Have you been “cheating” … Continue reading

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