Category Archives: factoid

The Clickable Moment: More tips on capturing great pet photos

One of our fave pet photogs, Grace Chon at ShinePetPhotos, was featured in a New York Times article on The 8 Secrets to Perfect Pet Photos.  (Congratulations Grace!)  Two of her tips really stood out for me.  The first was “Pay … Continue reading

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Rattlesnake Encounter! How to prevent them. What to do if your dog gets bitten.

Last Friday, I was hiking with Toki, her dog friend Milo, and Milo’s owner Josh on a local trail in the Santa Monica Mountains.  As we were walking and chatting, I noticed that Toki suddenly stopped, and  I looked up … Continue reading

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Even your dog is on Facebook

Are you on Facebook? That’s probably a question you’ve asked, or been asked, at least several times.  I admit, I joined Facebook with a sense of resignation.  I held out as long as I could, gave in grudgingly, and now … Continue reading

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Lazy

Somehow the day just slipped away, without an update to TheDailyToki.  I guess it was a typical, hectic Monday morning. On a related note, did you know that a recent study showed a correlation between dog ownership and increased physical … Continue reading

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Those Corgi’s have all the power

Have you heard?  Sutter the Corgi is the new “First Dog” of California. AP Photo California Governor Brown’s wife helpfully pointed out that “he’s going to herd the budget vote.” A Sacramento Bee editorial warns Sutter not to “become a … Continue reading

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Dog genius in action!

Remember when I mentioned Chaser, the border collie that knows over a thousand nouns?  In this interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of Nova Science Now, we can catch Chaser in action.  It’s extremely impressive, but also so cute!! Last … Continue reading

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Straight “A” Student

I love how hard Toki is concentrating in this photo.  She just wants to get the darn donut off the stuffed bone. Toki can be a great student, when you can get her to focus. But imagine how intimidating it … Continue reading

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Mine, all mine!

TheDailyToki loves her treats! Thanks to a reader for sending in this article a on the trend of home made food for dogs and cats.  Organic turkey, parsley, cabbage, carrots.  Mmmm, I want some! A quote from the article: “There … Continue reading

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Russian Subway Dogs

Another cool factoid from the National Geographic Explorer episode, How Man Tamed the Wild: there are stray dogs in Moscow that have learned how to ride the subway.  According to National Geographic, these dogs have learned to use the subway … Continue reading

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A high degree of tolerance

Last week, I introduced you to some of the dogs of Ushuaia.  They were remarkably affable and remained totally relaxed among the throngs of people and traffic. I was reminded of a National Geographic Explorer episode called How Man Tamed … Continue reading

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