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Melissa Shapiro

Melissa Shapiro, DVM , is a veterinarian, a lifelong animal-welfare advocate, and mother to three children and many disabled rescued dogs and birds. Since adopting the dog Piglet in 2017, she has used his social media platform to educate, advocate, and inspire others to adopt pets with special needs. Her nonprofit organization, Piglet International Inc., supports the Piglet Mindset Educational Outreach, a free downloadable educational program that teaches growth mindset, acceptance, inclusion,...See more