Category Archives: Causes

Make it Right, New Orleans

While staying in the French Quarter for a wedding, we took a side trip to the Lower 9th Ward to check out the Make it Right Foundation homes.  From the Make it Right website: More than 4,000 homes in New … Continue reading

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Working Dogs for Conservation

Scat: In non-scientific parlance, that would be animal poo . . . but for the type-A, toy-crazy pups at Working Dogs for Conservation, it translates into an awesome play session. Working Dogs for Conservation is a Montana-based group that deploys … 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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Camera’s for Change: Second Chance Photos

Love pets?  Love photography?  You’ll love Second Chance Photos. Yesterday, I profiled some of professional pet photographer Seth Casteel’s underwater dog shots.  Seth’s photos bring a fresh perspective and a knack for capturing those winning doggy (and kitty) smiles.  But … Continue reading

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Get me outta here! (Please)

I stopped by the G2 Gallery event in Venice last weekend to check out the available adoptees from the West Los Angeles Animal Services shelter on Pico. Enjoying a snack outside the G2 Gallery event The G2 gallery – for … Continue reading

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Dropping in on CCI Puppy Raiser Kimi

Yesterday, Kimi–one of our readers and the winner of the paracord leash giveaway–sent me a sweet Thank You email and photo update of the leash with her three beautiful lab-golden crosses. The photos, as you can see, are adorable, so … 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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The Big Black Shelter Dog Awareness Campaign

At the pet expo, while my friends and I wandered through a building full of adoptable dogs, cats, and even bunnies, we met a sweet and lovable dog named Eddy.  Originally, we stopped at the booth to say hi to … Continue reading

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Huskies, Klee Kais, and more pups at America’s Family Pet Expo

Pet expos are a great place to visit if you’re thinking of adopting a dog of a specific breed.  We found a lot of breed-specific rescue groups with tons of information to provide prospective adopters, and plenty of contacts to … Continue reading

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Dura Doggie: The toy that lets you “chews your cause”

We promised that we’d tell you about some of the more interesting products we came across at the recent Pet Expo in Orange County. One of the coolest lines of toys that we were introduced to at the expo were Dura … Continue reading

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