Posts Tagged ‘rescue’

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, …

The Canine Heroes of 9/11

The Canine Heroes of 9/11

Posted by Pia

With this tragic anniversary upon us once again, I thought it fitting to re-post a tribute to some 4-legged heroes whose loyalty was evident on that fateful day. Many dedicated canines reported for service after the 9/11 attacks. The stunning photographs below are just a few of those brave dogs, over a decade later.
Remember …

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 …

Growing Up! Squirrel Rescue Part III

Growing Up! Squirrel Rescue Part III

Posted by Pia

Our little orphaned squirrel – Ms. Frances- is packing her acorns and getting ready to head out on her own!
Thankfully Frances has gotten the kind of second chance and freedom that i’d wish for all of our fellow creatures.
Maggie said her little charges often come back to visit and catch up – or get an …

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 …

Fanfare For Fur Kids Part II

Fanfare For Fur Kids Part II

Posted by Pia

Last week we got to meet some fab fur kids in need of homes, all photographed by animal-loving fashion photographer Richard Phibbs, who volunteers his time to lend a helping paw! This week the fun continues, with more fur models who need to be seen…so they can be saved!
The lovable critters featured in today’s gallery …

Fanfare For Fur Kids

Fanfare For Fur Kids

Posted by Pia

Volunteering to snap great photos is a super way to help the loyal souls in your local shelter, get seen and saved by a loving adopter. Notable fashion photographer and animal advocate, Richard Phibbs regularly donates his valuable time to spotlight those most in need of a great head shot…
The fabulous folks at The …

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 …

Lord Byron...

Lord Byron...

Posted by Pia

In loving memory of Byron.
My dear friend Bess is grieving the recent passing of her beloved Byron. Byron lived a long happy life, showered with all the love and care that our loyal fur-kids truly deserve.
Bess and Rob,
I hope you find some comfort knowing you were as wonderful parents as a pooch …