Posts Tagged ‘humane charities’

Athletes For Animals!

Athletes For Animals!

Posted by Pia

Some of you may recall my posts regarding the tireless animal advocacy of St. Louis’s power couple Kelly and David Backes! This duo’s dedication to our fellow creatures is only matched by David’s tenacious talent as Captain and center of The St. Louis Blues Hockey Team. But that’s only a part of the story…
Kelly …

Wisdom and Welfare

Wisdom and Welfare

Posted by Pia

As summer winds down and life’s pace speeds up, take a moment to reflect on some canine/feline words to live by- simple but sage advice that we humans would be wise to keep in mind as Labor Day rapidly approaches…
Please also take a moment to actively help homeless pets in desperate need of medical care; …

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 …

Spread The Woof!

Spread The Woof!

Posted by Pia

As promised last week…More top models in NYC, showcasing their native fur for renowned fashion photographer and …

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 …

Fiona's Rescue Captures Hearts Around The Globe

Posted by Pia

In the past month, an amazing thing has happened. A little blind dog named Fiona, rescued from certain death by a heroic man, captured the hearts of people all over the world.

FIONA’S RESCUE
After many an animal lover sent me the video, I reluctantly grabbed a tissue and hit play.
Fiona’s rescue was heartwarming to say …

A Fitting Tribute to Zelda

A Fitting Tribute to Zelda

Posted by Pia

Last week I introduced you all to Zelda- a dog whose life changed so many other lives for the better. And now upon her passing, her influence remains very much alive through the efforts of her grieving human best friend.
While Zelda’s rescuer is feeling all of the despair and sadness that comes …

Dogs That Define Us

Dogs That Define Us

Posted by Pia

My heart hurts for a dear friend who just had to part with his best friend Zelda. As is the natural course of life and death, Zelda moved on and my human friend is now left to reflect on the impact she had on his life.
I know you readers can relate to the depth …

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 …

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 …