Piglet: The Unexpected Story of a Deaf, Blind, Pink Puppy and His Family

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THE UNEXPECTED STORY OF A DEAF BLIND PINK PUPPY AND HIS FAMILY

A charming, inspirational memoir about empathy, resilience, kindness, and an adorable deaf blind pink dog.

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      PRAISE

      Educators and their students, animal advocacy groups, his legion of social media friends… READ MORE

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      Educators and their students, animal advocacy groups, his legion of social media friends, and now readers of this book, will continue to be inspired by Piglet and his pack face each new challenge with resilience. Including serious factual details as needed while creating an emotional bond with touches of sorrow and joy, this book will rightly gain its canine influencer new followers.

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      Piglet is just getting started on his quest to make the world a better place.

      People.com

      A little dog with a big following,helping students learn a powerful lesson about acceptance.

      Lester Holt

      NBC Nightly News

      Piglet—a pink, blind, and deaf puppy—inspires others to overcome the odds.

      CBSnews.com

      Sometimes we need a little inspiration to remember to never give up. . . . And a little deaf and blind puppy named Piglet is just that inspiration.

      The Animal Rescue Site

      by GreaterGood

      Piglet, an adorable blind and deaf pink puppy, goes viral for a good cause.

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      Piglet, a beacon of hope and happiness.

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      ABOUT THE AUTHOR

      Melissa Shapiro, DVM, a practicing veterinarian of over thirty years, has been rescuing, and caring for animals since she was a young child. Since adopting Piglet, the deaf blind pink puppy, who has become a global social media phenomenon, Dr. Shapiro has used her platform to educate, advocate, and inspire others to foster and/or adopt pets looking for loving homes. In person and virtually, the two also raise funds and awareness for pets with disabilities.

      Learn more about Dr. Shapiro

      UPCOMING EVENTS

      Aug 3   Tuesday

      Melissa Shapiro and Piglet in conversation with Christina Hunger, New York Times bestselling author of How Stella Learned to Talk

      • Christina Hunger

      • Melissa Shapiro

      Aug 4   Wednesday
      • Browseabout Books + The Lewes Library (Via Zoom)
      • 5:00 PM ET

      Partnered with the Delaware Humane Society. Melissa Shapiro and Piglet in conversation with Patrick Carroll, Delaware Humane Association Executive Director.

      • Patrick Carroll

      • Melissa Shapiro

      Aug 5   Thursday
      • Towne Center Books (Via Zoom)
      • 5:00 PM PST/8:00 PM EST

      Partnered with the Valley Humane Society. Melissa Shapiro and Piglet in conversation with Laura Zigman, author of Separation Anxiety.

      • Laura Zigman

      • Melissa Shapiro

      Aug 10   Tuesday
      • 111 South Street Plainville, MA 02762 (In-Person and Virtual)
      • 7:00 PM ET

      Melissa Shapiro and Piglet in conversation with Tricia Fregeau, local teacher who coined the term “Piglet Mindset.”

      • Tricia Fregeau

      • Melissa Shapiro

      Aug 11   Wednesday
      • Books on the Common + The Ridgefield Library (Via Zoom)
      • 7:00 PM ET

      Partnered with ROAR (Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue). Melissa Shapiro and Piglet in conversation with Dan Schachner, Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl Referee

      • Dan Schachner

      • Melissa Shapiro

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