Entries from the ‘Adoption’ Category

Meow Musings and Next Monday's Show

Meow Musings and Next Monday's Show

Posted by Pia

Since last week’s Words of Woof post was so well received– and fun for me to do — I decided to honor your many requests for a similar post with feline photos and quotes. Enjoy!
In other news, I will be a guest on Martha’s show this coming Monday. I will have some cute pooches with …

Words of Woof

Words of Woof

Posted by Pia

Expressing the unique bond we have with our dogs is not always simple. Over the years people have articulated their love of canines in many eloquent ways. Similarly, people have also captured the uniqueness of this regal species in photos. Since we get such great photo submissions from readers, I thought I’d pair them …

Two, Three and Four-Legged Friends

Two, Three and Four-Legged Friends

Posted by Pia

Minnow has a new BFF!
This past weekend I had the good fortune to visit with some great old friends in Atlanta, where I lived once upon a time. My Minnow finally met the fabulous 3-legged Ms. Boots Malloy, and what a wonderful hostess she was! Of course, we snapped pictures all weekend to share with …

A Saint for All Creatures

A Saint for All Creatures

Posted by Pia

As I was researching ideas for a post on St. Valentine’s day that related to animals, I came to learn about a particularly humane saint by the name of Martin de Porres, who lived in Peru in the 16th and 17th centuries.
St. Valentine’s Day has come to stand for the expression of romantic love regardless …

Give comfort to a shelter animal

Give comfort to a shelter animal

Posted by Pia

Many people wish to help animals in shelters but are unable to foster or adopt. I recently learned of a wonderful way for concerned animal lovers to directly help shelter animals waiting to be adopted. The program, sponsored by pet-bed maker Kuranda, lets you order a bed at a special discount to be shipped …

Double Take

Double Take

Posted by Pia

Remember those old Doublemint Gum commercials — the ones with twins doing all sorts of activities to a song that went something like…”Double surfing…double singing… double kissing… etc.”? Well just yesterday I did a true double take, and it led to a very interesting connection!
So there I am in the waiting room at my …

Riveting Rosey- Part II

Riveting Rosey- Part II

Posted by Pia

As I promised last week, I wanted to share more pictures of our adventures with animal advocate Kelly Backes and her St. Louis Blues hockey star husband David. Just after filming public service announcement in support of animal adoption, one of the Backes’ own rescued dogs got lost and was away for a harrowing …

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