Tag Archives: America’s Family Pet Expo

Skateboards on my mind: GoPetBoards

I’ve got skateboards on my mind… For the little dog in your life, the GoPetBoard is an ingenious solution to taking your dog with you on bike rides around town.  On busy streets and the crowded Venice boardwalk, I would … Continue reading

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Paracord Leash Review and Daily Toki Giveaway!

A few weeks ago, at the Shikoku Ken booth at the Pet Expo, I met Tony Carino.  It turns out that as a hobby, he makes beautiful leashes out of a material called paracord.  Originally used by the military in parachute … Continue reading

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The Schipperke: Barge dogs of Belgium

Meet “Raisin,” a Belgian Schipperke.  Originally a small herding dog, in later years the Shipperke was known as a shopkeeper’s friend, and canal barge ratter.  Described as a “black, thickset square little dog,” these delightfully smart, busybody pups are “a … Continue reading

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SPLASH dogs

I’m already looking forward to summer, when I want to reintroduce Toki to the beach.  The first time she caught sight of the ocean, she ran straight into the waves and got bowled over.  But she seemed happy and was … Continue reading

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It’s Monday. Time for some puppies, pigs, and ponies.

You heard me, I said Puppies, Pigs, and Ponies! Courtesy of the Pet Expo.  This is the last week of photos from this event.  Enjoy! This lovely pooch was looking for a new home. While this little girl communed with … Continue reading

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What’s a Duck Tolling Retriever, and why are they so cute?

It turns out that the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is meant to be cute.  So cute, in fact, that they’re used to lure ducks closer to their duck hunting owners. In the early 19th century (and probably earlier), hunters … 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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