Posts Tagged ‘Pia Salk’

Strike a Pose.... Save a Life...

Strike a Pose.... Save a Life...

Posted by Pia

Do you ever feel like a certain topic keeps coming up in your daily life? Well recently photography is the one that keeps coming to my attention- both as an art form overall, and with regard to how it can help save the lives of shelter animals specifically.
First, it was the photography in The …

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 …

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 …

Raindrops on Noses and Whiskers on Pooches...

Raindrops on Noses and Whiskers on Pooches...

Posted by Pia

Once again I bring you my annual version of a classic tune… maestro…
Happy holidays to you and yours.
In kinship,
Dr. Pia Salk
Horse painting and other animal art by Delia (Photo 12)
Martha’s jingle bell dog collar (Photo 18)
Dog-nose pendant and other special gifts by Brent and Jess (Photo 29)
The Unexpected Pit Bull Calendar makes a GREAT gift! …

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 …

Beat The Heat!

Beat The Heat!

Posted by Pia

This time of year brings the delights of snow cones and splashing at the beach. But it also brings the very real risk of heatstroke for two and four leggers alike. Pet Safety Expert Denise Fleck offers valuable information and tips on what to do in the case of a companion animal heatstroke …

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 …