Posts Tagged ‘animal comedy’

Spooky Shmooky...

Spooky Shmooky...

Posted by Pia

Something spooky is going on at our house…
Can’t put my paw on it specifically….
What fun all of this is! I wonder what mom (Dr. Pia) and dad know about it all.
We should probably pow wow with our siblings and figure out a plan for how to tell them. They might be a bit freaked …

Greetings From Minnow!

Greetings From Minnow!

Posted by Pia

Hey there Waggers and Squadders… My mom’s really been ‘hogging the blogging’ these past few weeks… This is the first chance I’ve had to say woof and let you all know i’m thinking of you! Now that I finally got control of the keyboard, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my …

Minnow Muses Part II

Minnow Muses Part II

Posted by Pia

As promised, more of Minnow’s musings on the snow and related activities!
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

Anything is Possible...

Anything is Possible...

Posted by Pia

How many of you humans are owned by a canine who exceeds 5 or 6 pounds? And how many of you have secretly imagined what it might be like to load up your mastiff in a hip little purse to go lunch with the ladies?
Well, whether or not the thought has crossed …

Training Humans 101- Special Topics: Who invented creativity?

Training Humans 101- Special Topics: Who invented creativity?

Posted by Pia

Welcome to this week’s lecture: Creativity: Deconstructing the human claim that they invented “Creativity.” While humans claim that the capacity for creativity, as well as the use of tools and symbolic communication, is theirs alone, an extensive and readily available body of evidence exists to refute this self-aggrandizing assertion. Please turn your attention to …

Training Humans 101- Special Topics: Silliness

Training Humans 101- Special Topics: Silliness

Posted by Pia

Welcome to this week’s lecture. As a reminder, My name is Dr. Minnow Salk. I am with you on my sabbatical, taking over this summer course for Dr. Pia. Today’s topic- Silliness: A critical look at human silliness deficit disorder (HSDD)- is no laughing matter. The human ability to exhibit …

Training Humans 101- Lecture 1

Training Humans 101- Lecture 1

Posted by Pia

While we are often programmed to think that we humans are the ones shaping the minds of our fur kids- much of the time, it is just the opposite. Our animal companions are actually quite brilliant teachers-many are in fact tenured at Ivy League Dog Parks across the nation. The canine approach to …

I Sniff a Surprise!

I Sniff a Surprise!

Posted by Pia

My own ‘fur children’ seem to be up to something top secret these days. As a concerned mother of teen critters, I just hope they are not raiding the liquor cabinet or sniffing decoupage glue- kids today! My guess is they are pow-wowing on what to get me for Mother’s Day- but that …