Entries from the ‘Adoption’ Category

A Dogged Hot Summer!

A Dogged Hot Summer!

Posted by Pia

Last week I had the pleasure of introducing you to some pups we got to frolic with on New York’s Fire Island! Having just returned from a very restful beach stay- I wanted to introduce you Waggers to even more of the wonderful critters with whom we got to spend our vacation!
While the summer’s extreme …

Fire Island Fur 'Friendzy'!

Fire Island Fur 'Friendzy'!

Posted by Pia

The joy exhibited by a pup splashing in the summer surf is truly infectious! Watching a pooch leap through the breezy summer air… These are some of the moments I have been fortunate enough to witness this summer on Fire Island… and ones I’m certain will bring joy to my pals at the DW!
Witnessing …

Summer Puparazzi Sightings

Summer Puparazzi Sightings

Posted by Pia

A DW favorite…
Puparazzi Sightings!
Enjoy!
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

Fido and Fireworks...

Fido and Fireworks...

Posted by Pia

You’ve heard me say it before… but this is a reminder worth repeating, and passing on to fellow animal lovers…
While July 4th is about the INdependence or our country, we must not forget that our fur kids are especially vulnerable and DEpendent on us humans to keep them safe during patriotic celebrations!
All I have …

Frances Part IV, By Minnow

Frances Part IV, By Minnow

Posted by Pia

Hola waggers! I finally found a way to pirate into my mom’s DW account! Mom (Dr. Pia) has been writing an awful lot about this Frances lately…so I figured I’d say hi since I’m sure you’re all wondering how I’m doing… First though I’ll at least bring you up to speed on Frances…
Anyhooo….that’s my …

Dear Dad...

Dear Dad...

Posted by Pia

While Father’s Day may have just passed, it’s never too late to celebrate the amazing men who play papa to fur kids! There are so many great qualities for which our fur kids wish to thank their human papas…
Happy belated Father’s Day to all of you humans who are lucky enough to be considered family …

Growing Up! Squirrel Rescue Part III

Growing Up! Squirrel Rescue Part III

Posted by Pia

Our little orphaned squirrel – Ms. Frances- is packing her acorns and getting ready to head out on her own!
Thankfully Frances has gotten the kind of second chance and freedom that i’d wish for all of our fellow creatures.
Maggie said her little charges often come back to visit and catch up – or get an …

Frances of Pleasantville- Part II

Frances of Pleasantville- Part II

Posted by Pia

Last week Minnow and I introduced you to our new friend, Frances the orphaned squirrel. Well- as promised- an update on the latest with Frances’s progress…
A huge thanks – from both Frances and myself- to Maggie Ciarcia-Belloni, a licensed (state, federal and USDA) wildlife rehabber for 17 years!
Maggie not only helpa squirrels like …

Frances of Pleasantville - Squirrel Rescue Part I

Frances of Pleasantville - Squirrel Rescue Part I

Posted by Pia

You may have heard of Francis of Assisi…. Well now I’d like to introduce you to, Frances of Pleasantville! Just the other night, Minnow and the rest of us got to host an unexpected guest for the night!
After a good night’s sleep, Frances seemed refreshed and ready for her next adventure. As I prepared …

Cinco De Minnow!

Cinco De Minnow!

Posted by Pia

Arriba! Arriba! Cinco De Mayo is almost here!
Have a safe and happy 5th!
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk