Nordic Naturals sponsors Pet Radio Show

Nordic Naturals is sponsoring Tracie Hotchner’s new weekly radio show called “Authors on Animals.”

Launched in June 2010, the radio show premieres on the new NPR station, Peconic Public Broadcasting, at 88.3 FM from Southampton, New York. The show will also be podcast after the broadcast and will remain in an online library at

In addition, “Authors on Animals” will be available for download without charge from iTunes®.

Hotchner, an award-winning radio show host, is producing and hosting “Authors on Animals,” a one-hour show consisting of interviews with two authors each week that include an outstanding mix of fiction involving animals of every kind (even insects) and non-fiction books that are either newly published or old favorites. "This show is dedicated to writers of both fiction and non-fiction whose works of the imagination or years of painstaking research explore our fascinating relationship to the other creatures on earth, land and sky that share our planet."

Upcoming guests include Garth Stein, “The Art of Racing in the Rain;” Temple Grandin, “Animals Make Us Human;” Ted Kerasote, “Merle’s Door;” Marion Nestle, “Feed Your Pet Right;” Martha Sherrill, “Dog Man;” Jon Franklin, “The Wolf in the Parlor;” Paul Raffaele, “Among the Great Apes;” Dr. Melanie Joy, “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows:” Mark Derr, “A Dog’s History of America;” Philip Hoare, “The Whale;” and Dr. James Mahoney, “From Elephants to Mice.”

On May 25, Tracie received a 2010 Gracie Award for “Outstanding Host of an Entertainment/Information Show” for her NPR show, DOG TALK®, which airs live on Peconic Public Broadcasting. Established in 1975, the Gracie Awards honor individuals of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and web-based media.

Tracie Hotchner is also the author of The Dog Bible: 'Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know"and “THE CAT BIBLE: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know.” Her radio show, CAT CHAT®, which Tracie produces and hosts on the Martha Stewart Channel of Sirius Satellite radio, is a weekly one-hour, phone-in show airing live Wednesday evenings.

Nordic Naturals has expanded their product line of essential fatty acids to include those ideally suited for pets.

Press Release
June 7th, 2010