Monthly Archives: August 2011

Retrieved: Rescue Dogs of 9/11

While browsing the NY Times for yesterday’s post, I came across a photo feature on portraits of 9/11 rescue dogs, ten years later. From the NY Times: Orion, age 13, Vacaville, Calif. He worked at the World Trade Center for … Continue reading

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New York News Feed

New York dogs may have the rolling green lawns of Central Park, a booming squirrel and pigeon population, and a people and dog-watching scene that is second to none.  But, as detailed in a recent New York Times article, the … Continue reading

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She came, she chewed, she conquered

No, I’m not talking about Hurricane Irene.  I’m referring to a surprise visit by the newest puppy on the block – Miss Penny! Shhh – don’t tell Toki, but while she was away at a playdate, an adorable little puppy … Continue reading

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You’re a Winner!

Congratulations to Cari K for winning the book giveaway for Follow my Lead by Carol Quinn!!  (Please contact me to arrange shipment of your new book!) Thanks to everyone who entered by posting comments on the blog and our Facebook page. … Continue reading

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Sharing is the key to a good friendship

A few weeks ago, Toki had her first doggie friend over to her house.  She’s had plenty of playdates, but this is the first time she ever had to share her own toys . . . Her best pal Milo … Continue reading

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Why your greyhound will always outrun you, and other fun facts

Matt Beswick at Pet365 has been creating some fun infographics on dogs over the past few months, including this cute dog vs. human anatomy page.   I’ve always found that pairing visuals with words improves my learning (which makes sense, since … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway: Follow My Lead

Centered Dog, Centered Self. In Follow My Lead, Carol Quinn walks us through her journey towards self-discovery, learning to live more fully in the moment, and adopting a more balanced approach towards life and love.  It’s Zen and the art … Continue reading

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Make your bed! (Literally)

As a final send-off for The Daily Toki greatest hits, I thought I’d feature one post that seems to be popular among the search engine crowd.  “DIY dog bed” is one of those search terms that shows up in my … Continue reading

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Reviews make the blog go round

All this week I’ve been featuring some of my favorite posts that you’ve probably never read.  I promised a book review of Follow My Lead this week as well, but in the interest of keeping the momentum of The Daily … Continue reading

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Butter makes everything better

I’m all about the tips and tricks here at The Daily Toki.  And today, I’m revisiting one of my–and Toki’s–favorite tricks.  It’s described in this post from October 25, 2010, called All Buttered Up.  As a backstory, we learned all about … Continue reading

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