Category Archives: Events

That competitive spirit

Ladies and gentlemen, dogs and cats . . . get your keyboards and cameras ready.  It’s contest time! Okay, I’m not talking about a contest on The Daily Toki (although I have a feeling something interesting is in the works). … Continue reading

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Halloween Happenings 2011

It’s almost Halloween!  That means lots of fun pet “pawties” and adorable dogs in costume – like this cutie, one of my favorites from 2010. In the Los Angeles area, there are plenty of pet happenings to choose from, like … 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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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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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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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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P.S. The 2011 Petties Nominations!

I just noticed that the 2011 Petties nominations will close tomorrow!  The Petties are a little bit like the Academy Awards of Pet Blogs . . . Toki’s a little shy about this, but well, um, she was hoping you might … Continue reading

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Scenes of Summer from the Venice Home & Garden Tour

In the news, I’ve been reading about the record heat wave across the country that’s pushing temperatures into the 90’s and above.  Meanwhile, here in Venice, it’s just starting to feel like summer. In solidarity to the rest of you … 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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