Posts Tagged ‘pit bulls’

Phibbs Focuses on Fur... Part 1

Phibbs Focuses on Fur... Part 1

Posted by Pia

Just because renowned photographer Richard Phibbs refuses to photograph models wearing fur, does not mean he is not a huge lover and advocate for those who naturally don their own fur!
Yep… artist extraordinaire, father to Huck the pup, dear friend to us here at the Daily Wag and committed animal advocate Richard Phibbs, is …

Minnow Takes Gold- Part II

Minnow Takes Gold- Part II

Posted by Pia

As promised, more details and never-before-seen photos from our exclusive interview with Minnow, Gold Medal winner in this year’s Summer Fur Games…
Minnow’s win is a testament to millions of loyal animals who end up homeless and hoping to be adopted in U.S. shelters every year.
We feel so very fortunate to have Minnow on our Daily …

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 …

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 …

"Barking Allowed. Big Personalities Rewarded..."

Posted by Pia

While I am typically not one to ‘judge,’ last weekend I did just that! I was invited to be a judge in the “Go Dog Go” fundraiser show for HeARTs Speak, an organization that offers a unique and creative way for artists of all ages to help homeless animals.
The first annual “The Go Dog …

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 …

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 …

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