Category Archives: Stories

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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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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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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Friends Furrever

One of the best aspects about writing one’s own blog are the people I meet along the way.  I love profiling the interesting people and websites that I’ve encountered in my online explorations.  (I’ve collected a list of them in … Continue reading

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Happy One Year Anniversary!

The Daily Toki is all grown up! We’re officially one year (and one day) old.  Our very first entry was posted as an experiment, just to see how WordPress worked.  One year later, The Daily Toki has logged: 241 Posts … Continue reading

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The 33% Rule

This weekend, upon the recommendation of new friends we met at a birthday party, I convinced Josh to try out a new hike called the Fryman Canyon rainforest trail.  The lure of shade (difficult to come by in Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Meadow: bringing your dog into the back country

It can be difficult to find a place that allows your pup to enjoy the wilderness along with you.  Typically, National Parks exclude dogs from hiking on trails, and a lot of the California state parks do likewise.  Luckily, out … Continue reading

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