Posts Tagged ‘humane gifts’

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 …

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 …

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 …

Hippity Hoppity...

Hippity Hoppity...

Posted by Pia

With the spring holidays upon us, many a bunny, a baby chick and even a young child are at the mercy of us adult humans to model how best to respect and care for another living being. Below is an updated post from springtime’s past- filled with tips on how to have a …

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 …

Who Knew?

Who Knew?

Posted by Pia

I’m a sucker for gift items that are some combination of kitschy, humane, whimsical, animal-related, educational and/or… all of the above! I recently stumbled on my new favorite such item- one that offers a creative way to engage humans of all ages in an educational conversation about our fellow creatures.
Sometimes the simplest thing can …

Peace on Earth... and Safety For All...

Peace on Earth... and Safety For All...

Posted by Pia

As many of you know, I’m all for recycling and that includes blog posts with information to keep our fur kids safe. The precautions below are as pertinent today as they were when I first posted them a year ago. Happy holidays to all of my fellow animal lovers!
We all know that it’s …

Give the gift of compassion this holiday season

Give the gift of compassion this holiday season

Posted by Pia

A fellow animal lover recently provided me with one of the most valuable resources for gift giving that I have ever received! She gave me a link to a list of charities that do not support or utilize animals in their research.
When we are each out and about looking for meaningful gifts or just choosing …