Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spring Break!

The Daily Toki will be taking a week off of posting to enjoy some R&R away from computers and cameras!  We hope that this batch of beach photos from Leo Carrillo State Park will tide you over until next week. … Continue reading

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Mule Days of Bishop

A departure from all things dog: this weekend, if you’re in the Southern California area, consider checking out one of my favorite yearly traditions — the annual Bishop Mule Days, in Bishop, California!  The big parade at 10 AM on … Continue reading

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Twiggy is a . . .

Twiggy, Toki’s country cousin, recently took one of those newfangled DNA tests. We always thought she was an Akita mix, so we were very curious to see the results. Drumroll please . . . ! Yes, Twiggy is an Akita … Continue reading

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In the Hands of a Professional: A Portrait Session with Heather McLaughlin

Last week, fellow Venetian, friend, and professional photographer Heather McLaughlin came over for a photoshoot with Miss Toki and me!  It was our first professional portrait session, and I couldn’t have been in better hands. For our session, Heather and … Continue reading

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Puppy Summer Sundays with Canine Companions for Independence

This past Sunday, I stopped by the Puppy Summer Sunday event held by Canine Companions for Independence, or CCI.  Kimi, The Daily Toki reader that won the paracord leash in our recent giveaway, is a volunteer puppy raiser for CCI … Continue reading

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We’ve got some competition . . .

Norman, the scooter riding Briard has taken doggy transport up a notch.  He’s pretty impressive . . . Norman has his own Facebook site, of course.  He lives in Georgia, but apparently he’s looking for work in Hollywood.  (Norm – … Continue reading

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Skateboards on my mind: GoPetBoards

I’ve got skateboards on my mind… For the little dog in your life, the GoPetBoard is an ingenious solution to taking your dog with you on bike rides around town.  On busy streets and the crowded Venice boardwalk, I would … Continue reading

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Skateboarding Pup?

Meet my new project: The Skateboarding Pup! I watched a video by animal behaviorist Dr. Sophia Yin, and I was intrigued by the idea of Toki learning to ride a skateboard. Ok, I know that’s ambitious, considering that I don’t … Continue reading

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Leash, No Leash

Congratulations to Kimi, the winner of The Daily Toki’s Paracord Leash giveaway!  We had so much fun hearing from all of our readers last week.  Thanks for entering, and thank you for the comments.  Through this process, we’ve also discovered … Continue reading

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Taking Your Dog to Yosemite

Summer is coming, and it’s time to start making vacation plans!  Whether it’s a long weekend, or a long week, we all could use some time away from the daily grind.  And that goes for our pups as well. On … Continue reading

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