Posts Tagged ‘social justice and animals’

Face Value...

Face Value...

Posted by Pia

Some new research reveals how faulty it can be to take things at face value….especially when it’s a real live face that’s being valued or de-valued…
Have a look at the photos used in Dr. Levy’s breed study and see how much appearance and breed make-up can actually differ- I found it very interesting!
I’ll have more …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 - 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 …

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 …

Found Love! A Gallery of Heartwarming Adopted Fur-Family Photos...

Found Love! A Gallery of Heartwarming Adopted Fur-Family Photos...

Posted by Pia

Isn’t love what every living being wishes to find? Well the fur kids in today’s photo gallery are just a handful of the loyal souls who have both found love and been found by the fortunate adopters who now cannot even imagine life before they adopted their very own fur kids.
Finding love and being …

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 …