Posts Tagged ‘Adoption’

16 Months and One Microchip Later,  One Lucky Family is Reunited!

16 Months and One Microchip Later, One Lucky Family is Reunited!

Posted by Pia

This family’s happy tale truly underscores the importance of tagging and micro-chipping our fur kids!
From Ed Boks and Stacey Hawthorne at Arizona’s Yavapai Humane Society:
How Meko made it Home for the Holidays
In July 2012, seven year-old Mady lost her best fur friend, Meko, when he was stolen during a family vacation in Parker, …

Thankful Thoughts...

Thankful Thoughts...

Posted by Pia

What are you grateful for?
A simple way to show some gratitude for your furry best friend is by helping others find their loving forever homes!
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk
Share your photos, thoughts and favorite quotes with us!
Just email them to: pia@drpiasalk.com

The Canine Heroes of 9/11

The Canine Heroes of 9/11

Posted by Pia

With this tragic anniversary upon us once again, I thought it fitting to re-post a tribute to some 4-legged heroes whose loyalty was evident on that fateful day. Many dedicated canines reported for service after the 9/11 attacks. The stunning photographs below are just a few of those brave dogs, over a decade later.
Remember …

Wisdom and Welfare

Wisdom and Welfare

Posted by Pia

As summer winds down and life’s pace speeds up, take a moment to reflect on some canine/feline words to live by- simple but sage advice that we humans would be wise to keep in mind as Labor Day rapidly approaches…
Please also take a moment to actively help homeless pets in desperate need of medical care; …

Maine Event...

Maine Event...

Posted by Pia

Hi There Waggers! It’s me, Minnow… Guess where I got to go?… Give up?…
Maine! Yup, yours truly got to go to Moosehead Lake Maine! Personally I think they should call it Minnow Lake, but I’m not one to make a fuss…
Mom and I hope you are all enjoying the summer!
More on Moosehead …

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 …

Fanfare For Fur Kids Part II

Fanfare For Fur Kids Part II

Posted by Pia

Last week we got to meet some fab fur kids in need of homes, all photographed by animal-loving fashion photographer Richard Phibbs, who volunteers his time to lend a helping paw! This week the fun continues, with more fur models who need to be seen…so they can be saved!
The lovable critters featured in today’s gallery …

Kiss it Forward...

Kiss it Forward...

Posted by Pia

How better to celebrate St. Valentine’s day than to help loyal souls just waiting to find love in shelters across America at this very moment?
So, hurry up and pucker up!
It’s super simple…just kiss, snap, and share!
Go ahead…. Kiss and tell… and get others to join the fun!
For every photo uploaded, $2.00 is …

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 …

Phibbs Focuses on Fur... Part 1

Phibbs Focuses on Fur... Part 1

Posted by Pia

Just because renowned photographer Richard Phibbs refuses to photograph models wearing fur, does not mean he is not a huge lover and advocate for those who naturally don their own fur!
Yep… artist extraordinaire, father to Huck the pup, dear friend to us here at the Daily Wag and committed animal advocate Richard Phibbs, is …