Posts Tagged ‘Pia Salk’

16 Months and One Microchip Later,  One Lucky Family is Reunited!

16 Months and One Microchip Later, One Lucky Family is Reunited!

Posted by Pia

This family’s happy tale truly underscores the importance of tagging and micro-chipping our fur kids!
From Ed Boks and Stacey Hawthorne at Arizona’s Yavapai Humane Society:
How Meko made it Home for the Holidays
In July 2012, seven year-old Mady lost her best fur friend, Meko, when he was stolen during a family vacation in Parker, …

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 …

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 …

Maine Event...

Maine Event...

Posted by Pia

Hi There Waggers! It’s me, Minnow… Guess where I got to go?… Give up?…
Maine! Yup, yours truly got to go to Moosehead Lake Maine! Personally I think they should call it Minnow Lake, but I’m not one to make a fuss…
Mom and I hope you are all enjoying the summer!
More on Moosehead …

Fido and Fireworks...

Fido and Fireworks...

Posted by Pia

You’ve heard me say it before… but this is a reminder worth repeating, and passing on to fellow animal lovers…
While July 4th is about the INdependence or our country, we must not forget that our fur kids are especially vulnerable and DEpendent on us humans to keep them safe during patriotic celebrations!
All I have …

Frances Part IV, By Minnow

Frances Part IV, By Minnow

Posted by Pia

Hola waggers! I finally found a way to pirate into my mom’s DW account! Mom (Dr. Pia) has been writing an awful lot about this Frances lately…so I figured I’d say hi since I’m sure you’re all wondering how I’m doing… First though I’ll at least bring you up to speed on Frances…
Anyhooo….that’s my …

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- Part II

Frances of Pleasantville- Part II

Posted by Pia

Last week Minnow and I introduced you to our new friend, Frances the orphaned squirrel. Well- as promised- an update on the latest with Frances’s progress…
A huge thanks – from both Frances and myself- to Maggie Ciarcia-Belloni, a licensed (state, federal and USDA) wildlife rehabber for 17 years!
Maggie not only helpa squirrels like …

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 …

Minnow Muses Part II

Minnow Muses Part II

Posted by Pia

As promised, more of Minnow’s musings on the snow and related activities!
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk