Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pottermania

Pottermania has hit the Daily Toki! Toki is a big Harry Potter fan, so she begged me to dress her up just like Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Eventually, she slipped into something more comfortable – … Continue reading

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Ready for Carmaggedon!

Do not get in your cars this weekend. I repeat, do not get in your cars this weekend! Milo, that means you! Carmaggedon is coming, but I guess that just means more walks for Toki.  Or no traffic near the … Continue reading

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Calling all Mountain Dogs: Rock/Creek “Dog Days of Summer” Contest

Toki always struck me as more of an “extreme adventure type” rather than a typical urban pooch.  She prefers getting her paws dirty, and is always up for some good old-fashioned rock scrambling.  So it was with much excitement that … Continue reading

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Rorschach Snail

We spotted this cute snail, poised on the edge of our lemon tree planter, as we were heading out for a hike with Toki.  Josh and I each came up with captions, and they couldn’t have been more diametrically opposed: … Continue reading

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Don’t Laugh: Doggles Review

The first time I saw Toki in her Doggles, I couldn’t help but giggle.  She looked way too cool for school. Doggles are protective eyewear for dogs, sort of like sunglasses and goggles in one.  The lenses are shatterproof, anti-fogging, … Continue reading

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I thought I was in Switzerland

We met a couple of buddies on the trail in the Cottonwood Lakes basin, including this white cutie and this Bernese Mountain Dog, both from Torrance, California. Bernese Mountain Dogs are one of my favorite breeds – so it was … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Meadow: bringing your dog into the back country

It can be difficult to find a place that allows your pup to enjoy the wilderness along with you.  Typically, National Parks exclude dogs from hiking on trails, and a lot of the California state parks do likewise.  Luckily, out … Continue reading

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