Dog Talk (09-14-2015) #438: Stephanie Mattera talks about what the NYC Mayor’s Alliance does for shelters and rescues in the city, and describes the big Adoptapalooza in Union Square on Sunday September 20; Dr. Rachel Barrack is a veterinary acupuncturist who takes care of race horses and provides house call acupuncture for dogs and cats in New York City and the Hamptons (; Nicole Galland talks about her fun novel STEP DOG and the Irishman who is the main character — inspired by her actor husband, who joins her to read from the book.