Posts Tagged ‘human-animal bond expert’

All Paws on Set!

All Paws on Set!

Posted by Pia

This week started off with a big woof- a visit to Martha and her crew- and a live appearance with some furry companions in need of homes! The show was called “Do Something,” and was about how anyone can get involved and make a difference! Not surprisingly- the animal guests and I like to …

Strike A Pose.  Save A Life.  Part Deux.

Strike A Pose. Save A Life. Part Deux.

Posted by Pia

I recently shared the story of fashion photographer extraordinaire, Richard Phibbs, focusing his lens on the plight of shelter animals. Having now had the good fortune to spend a day with Phibbs, his crew and the NY shelter staff- who he very accurately described as amazing- I’m here to share my account of ’shelter …

Chihuahuas of Leisure

Chihuahuas of Leisure

Posted by Pia

Remember Guppy? The long-lost suspected-sibling of Minnow? Well the two little canine ‘fishes’ got to reunite on a recent trip to Palm Springs.
Some of my human girlfriends and I got away for a few days to a fabulously hip mid-century modern abode in the desert. It was a BYOAP of …

Canines, Collaboration and Calendars...

Canines, Collaboration and Calendars...

Posted by Pia

Why a calendar makes a great gift is basically a no-brainer- it’s both useful and you can invariably find one to fit the specific interests of it’s intended recipient. That much you already know… That said, I have NEVER been so excited about receiving or gifting a calendar as I am about the …

Can Adopting a Shelter Animal Make a Difference in Your Child's Moral Development?

Can Adopting a Shelter Animal Make a Difference in Your Child's Moral Development?

Posted by Pia

We animal lovers here at The Daily Wag are once again honored to be part of Petside’s annual pet blog event (you can vote for The Daily Wag). This year the topic is a personal favorite- it’s all about adoption!
Adopting a companion animal in need of rescue provides a fertile opportunity to teach …

A Very Special Pumpkin...

A Very Special Pumpkin...

Posted by Pia

Today’s post is dedicated to my human friend Dave and his cat Roger. Dave and Roger rescued each other on a windy winter day 16 years ago. Roger passed away this week-after a long happy life, in the care of a human who loved him deeply- and who I’m certain he loved back.
Roger …

Social Media to the Rescue

Social Media to the Rescue

Posted by Pia

I recently received this happy tale and just had to share it with my fellow Daily Waggers! Enjoy!
Hello Dr. Pia!
About 4 months ago my wife and I adopted Triple Coupon Thursday (a.k.a. Trip), a pit bull mix who came into our lives unexpectedly. We fell in love with her instantly and I wanted to …

Lean on Me....

Lean on Me....

Posted by Pia

Ever wonder what your four-leggers are feeling or trying to tell you? If you are anything like me, you are constantly trying to decode the inner psyche of your furry children. Many of my critters tend to lay back to back or sleep leaning on one another. Sometimes they even sleep tushy-to-tushy …

Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs

Posted by Pia

One of the most rewarding things about rescuing an animal is witnessing them finally relax and fall asleep. Sleep in some form, is critical to the survival of most living creatures. Dogs are not much different from their two-legged counterparts when it comes to the need for sleep that includes dreaming and other …

Survey Says!

Survey Says!

Posted by Pia

On the heels of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share some new information regarding how multiple humans view their canine’ kids’. A recent study conducted by Kelton Research reveals that 8 in 10 Pet Parents surveyed consider their dogs to be equal members of the family.
Given that social justice issues are subtly reflected …