Tag Archives: origins

Twiggy is a . . .

Twiggy, Toki’s country cousin, recently took one of those newfangled DNA tests. We always thought she was an Akita mix, so we were very curious to see the results. Drumroll please . . . ! Yes, Twiggy is an Akita … Continue reading

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Adoptable Shepherd I found on Petfinder.com

A friend of mine read the story in The Daily Toki of Bodhi the blue heeler and the family that adopted him.  He had recently attempted to adopt a heeler of his own, but the adoption feel through, as sometimes happens, … Continue reading

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Shar-Peis and Poodles

According to a recent article in Wired Magazine, Huskies are descended from Shar-Peis, and German Shepherds are descended from Standard Poodles!  Check out the article below (click on the photo to zoom in). What are your pup’s origins?

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Toki is a . . .

For the longest time, we’ve been wondering what Toki was.  In a previous post, I asked what you thought.  Poll results showed a pretty good consensus that Toki was part Shepherd, but what else was she? We found a DNA … Continue reading

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First Day

Toki found us through petfinder.com, a fantastic website that connects adoptable pets to interested families. Animal Advocates Alliance rescued Toki from a shelter in east Los Angeles where she was picked up as a stray. Can you imagine her walking … Continue reading

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Identity Crisis

We’re always asked – what is she?  Since she’s a stray, nobody knows. Here, Toki wonders whether she belongs with these cool kids. (Thanks to Michelle for the daily pic!) Everyone has an opinion about Toki’s origins…

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