Contributors: Pia Salk

Pia

Meet Dr. Pia Salk

Dr. Pia Salk is a psychologist, animal welfare advocate, and expert on the human-animal bond. Pia frequently highlights the important role that animals play in our lives and how our societal treatment of animals conveys important messages to our youth. In her own work, Pia often credits the animals as being "the real therapists."

Pia is also a writer and the spokesperson for Adopt-A-Pet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website. She is a professor in the area of diversity and family systems and a frequent guest on national radio programs, speaking on such topics as companion animals being important members of the family. Her extensive involvement in animal rescue efforts and her expertise on animal welfare have been featured on many national shows including The Martha Stewart Show.

Pia is the niece of polio vaccine developer Jonas Salk and daughter of bestselling author and psychologist Lee Salk. She resides in Los Angeles, California, with her multiple adopted animals.

Contributor's Archive

Some Woofs (and meows) To Live By....

Some Woofs (and meows) To Live By....

Posted by Pia

Some wise words from our comrades in fur…
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

Found Love Part II

Found Love Part II

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As promised, another collection of fabulous photos to round out our previous gallery of heartwarming adopted fur-family snaps… Grab a ‘happy tears’ tissue and spread the word on how rewarding it is to adopt your new best friend…
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk
Once again, we have enjoyed participating Petside’s yearly blog event! It’s been an honor …

Found Love! A Gallery of Heartwarming Adopted Fur-Family Photos...

Found Love! A Gallery of Heartwarming Adopted Fur-Family Photos...

Posted by Pia

Isn’t love what every living being wishes to find? Well the fur kids in today’s photo gallery are just a handful of the loyal souls who have both found love and been found by the fortunate adopters who now cannot even imagine life before they adopted their very own fur kids.
Finding love and being …

What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

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Some heartfelt thanks…
Adopt a friend and save a life!
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

Posted by Pia

Some heartfelt thanks…
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

Follow Their Lead...

Follow Their Lead...

Posted by Pia

Some wise reflections from our furry friends. Enjoy…
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

Wardrobe Malfunction...

Wardrobe Malfunction...

Posted by Pia

As promised… More irresistible little fur-goblins for your viewing pleasure…
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

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