Monthly Archives: February 2011

Congratulations Hickory!

And the winner is . . . Hickory, the Scottish deerhound. AP Photo For some fun reading, check out this article on rare breeds at Westminster and an LA Times article on Westminster dog hairstyles!    

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Dog genius in action!

Remember when I mentioned Chaser, the border collie that knows over a thousand nouns?  In this interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of Nova Science Now, we can catch Chaser in action.  It’s extremely impressive, but also so cute!! Last … Continue reading

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PS: Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tonight!

Pssst – don’t forget that the 135th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show starts tonight! Here’s the TV schedule: NIGHT 1: Monday, February 14 Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Groups 8-9 p.m. (ET) live on USA Network 9-11 p.m. (ET) … Continue reading

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Puppy Luv

Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day! Luv, Toki

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Look who I found in Zenbunni! A little, shaggy black puppy lying on his own shaggy sheepskin rug. He was just a little guy, recently adopted (yeah!) and he reminded me a little bit of Toki’s friend Dobby. Zenbunni, if … Continue reading

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Adoptable Shepherd I found on

A friend of mine read the story in The Daily Toki of Bodhi the blue heeler and the family that adopted him.  He had recently attempted to adopt a heeler of his own, but the adoption feel through, as sometimes happens, … Continue reading

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I was walking down the Santa Monica Promenade yesterday afternoon, when I spotted a crowd of people wildly snapping photos, pointing, and smiling.  In Los Angeles, where most people treat movie stars with feigned indifference, I thought, “this person must … Continue reading

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