Monthly Archives: September 2011

Of Sea Lions and Seals

This week, I posted a story on The Weekender Blog, about my encounter with sea lions and seals in the waters off of Ventura Harbor. I thought it would be appropriate to post a few photos of sea lions on … Continue reading

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Harper’s Tale

Photo by Flying Fur Pet Photography Speaking of puppies, we were recently inspired by reading the tale of Harper, a pit bull puppy with a rare disorder and a pretty rough start in life.  According to an MSNBC feature: “There … Continue reading

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Posing with Puppies: photography tips

Earlier this week, I posted about Toki’s puppy playdate.  Of course, I took the opportunity to try and set up some shots posing Toki with the little guys, with varying success. Some things I learned: 1.  Puppies don’t like to … Continue reading

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Puppy Playdate!

The Abbot Kinney Festival wasn’t the only excitement this past weekend.  Toki also had her first puppy play date! We heard a rumor that some fluffy puppies were going to be visiting Toki’s buddy Milo, so we kind of invited … Continue reading

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Dogtown: Abbot Kinney Fest 2011

Yesterday, the Abbot Kinney Festival took over our street.  We’re still recovering. So is Toki. Apparently, our local street fair is also quite popular with the dogs. We ran into old friends, made new ones, and even stopped by the … Continue reading

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Nobody puts Baby in a Corner

(Except herself.) Have a great weekend!

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Your Traveling Dog: Enter to win the AAA PetBook Photo Contest!

Calling all travel hounds! The American Automobile Association (AAA) is holding a contest for the best travel-themed pet photos.  Winners will be featured on the front and back covers of the AAA Pet Book. According to AAA: The AAA PetBook® … Continue reading

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Where’s Toki?

Don’t worry, she’s just relaxing in the courtyard. . . But all of this talk about lost dogs and incredible journeys made me start thinking about the many newfangled ways of keeping track of our furry family members. For instance, … Continue reading

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Trail with a view: The Zuma Loop

This weekend, Toki, Josh and I ran one of our favorite trails.  We call it the “Zuma Loop,”but it’s actually a combination of the Zuma Loop Trail, the Ocean View Trail, and the Canyon Trail.  The trail is located in … Continue reading

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If only animals could talk, what tales would Willow tell? From The New York Times: A calico cat named Willow, who disappeared from a home near the Rocky Mountains five years ago, was found on Wednesday on a Manhattan street … Continue reading

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