Monthly Archives: January 2011

A high degree of tolerance

Last week, I introduced you to some of the dogs of Ushuaia.  They were remarkably affable and remained totally relaxed among the throngs of people and traffic. I was reminded of a National Geographic Explorer episode called How Man Tamed … Continue reading

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Hey, who are you?

After her dog vacation, it’s natural that Toki noticed a few changes around the house.  She sniffed around each room, examined the box of pistachios that I received over Christmas, poked our suitcases with her nose, and generally made sure … Continue reading

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Dogs of Ushuaia

Ushuaia is considered the southernmost city in the world, and it’s also a jumping-off point for Antarctic travel.  I spent a total of about 2 days there, killing time before and after my Antarctica trip. One of the first things … Continue reading

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Animals at the Pole

Over New Year’s, I traveled to Antarctica.  Before I left, I spent a lot of time reading accounts of Arctic and Antarctic exploration.  Many expeditions in search of both poles included dogs and ponies on their expedition teams.  In the … Continue reading

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The Mail Carrier

Toki received some amazing gifts for Christmas (Thanks Aunt Jenny!!).  One of them was this dog backpack from RuffWear.  The first thing we did when we got home, was take a walk to get our mail, which had been on … Continue reading

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Back in her own (dog) bed

The Daily Toki is back! Over the New Year’s holiday, we traveled to South America and Antarctica… no dogs allowed.  (Stay tuned for more details on Antarctica!) So Toki stayed at a ranch outside of Los Angeles.  We missed her, … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Snow

The Daily Toki will be back on schedule next week!

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New Year’s Resolutions

Toki and I both made New Year’s resolutions for 2011. My New Year’s Resolutions for Toki are to learn to: 1.  Stop jumping 2. Stop pulling on walks 3. Stop chasing birds — Toki’s New Year’s resolutions are to: 1. … Continue reading

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