Posts Tagged ‘animal welfare comedian’

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 …

Pardon Me... Could I Trouble You For Your Paw-tograph?

Pardon Me... Could I Trouble You For Your Paw-tograph?

Posted by Pia

Ok, so all the fun I was having last week, matching critters with their celebrity look-alikes, got a smidge out of hand…. Alas, after hours of giggly fun, here is yet another tabloid’s worth of snapshots for your perusal…
How’d I do on this batch? Do you see what I see?
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk
Consider adopting …

Training Humans: Midterm - Squeaky toys prohibited during testing

Training Humans: Midterm - Squeaky toys prohibited during testing

Posted by Pia

Welcome to this week’s class: The midterm exam is really more of an exercise than it is a test. Today’s photo gallery offers a variety of ambiguous facial expressions and situations. Students are to provide captions for as many of the photos as possible.
There are no right or wrong answers. …

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 …

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 …