Posts Tagged ‘human-animal bond expert’

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 …

What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

Posted by Pia

Some heartfelt thanks…
Adopt a friend and save a life!
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk

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 …

The Four-Legged First Responders of 9/11

The Four-Legged First Responders of 9/11

Posted by Pia

Remember the loyalty and commitment of such hero pooches as Woodrow Wilson’s Sgt. Stubby? And remember how life-saving and powerful photography can be in the plight to help animals? Well thankfully, canine heroes and gifted artists continue to partner up in notable projects to further animal welfare!
Many loyal canines reported for service after the 9/11 …

For Heaven's Sake...

For Heaven's Sake...

Posted by Pia

Whew, it’s been a whirlwind summer so far. Upon landing in the U.S. from Sweden, I got the sad news that the father of my friend David had passed away in Los Angeles at age 93. Needless to say, I headed to L.A. to show my respects for the passing of this very …

Hot Stepper!

Hot Stepper!

Posted by Pia

Ever witness a human casually scamper across their driveway, sans sandals, on a hot summer day? Suddenly that care free stride becomes quite the dramatic interpretive dance- complete with colorful narrative and some spirited thrashing about.
Now consider the effect of that sweltering heat on 4 feet rather than 2 and with little idea …

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 …

Moth-er- v. 1. moth·ered 2. moth·er·ing

Moth-er- v. 1. moth·ered 2. moth·er·ing

Posted by Pia

Lately I find myself using the word, “mother,” more as a verb than as a noun. As I get to witness my own fur kids nurture my frail mother, I am filled with pride- pride as a daughter, as a ‘mother,’ and much more… well, see for yourself…
Not long ago. I made the …