Posts Tagged ‘human-animal bond expert’

Face Value...

Face Value...

Posted by Pia

Some new research reveals how faulty it can be to take things at face value….especially when it’s a real live face that’s being valued or de-valued…
Have a look at the photos used in Dr. Levy’s breed study and see how much appearance and breed make-up can actually differ- I found it very interesting!
I’ll have more …

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 …

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 …

Back To School...

Back To School...

Posted by Pia

The 3 words that officially close out the summer months are “Back… To… School.” The free time and leisurely pace are replaced with a frenzied mixture of excitement, anxiety, and anticipation, for kids and adults alike. But what about Mittens and Fido?
Showing a child how important it is to take a …

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 …

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 …

Go Dog Go!

Go Dog Go!

Posted by Pia

This past weekend I, once again, had the honor of being among the humans to judge the fabulously fun “Go Dog Go” show – one based on the belief that every dog deserves his/her day! This year I had Minnow tag along. Needless to say, she created her own show of sorts… and made …

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 …

Lord Byron...

Lord Byron...

Posted by Pia

In loving memory of Byron.
My dear friend Bess is grieving the recent passing of her beloved Byron. Byron lived a long happy life, showered with all the love and care that our loyal fur-kids truly deserve.
Bess and Rob,
I hope you find some comfort knowing you were as wonderful parents as a pooch …

Found Love Part II

Found Love Part II

Posted by Pia

As promised, another collection of fabulous photos to round out our previous gallery of heartwarming adopted fur-family snaps… Grab a ‘happy tears’ tissue and spread the word on how rewarding it is to adopt your new best friend…
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk
Once again, we have enjoyed participating Petside’s yearly blog event! It’s been an honor …