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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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More Toys for Milo

(Special thanks to our guest blogger ThePiha for this photo of Milo, at Intelligentsia) People love a good deal just as much as dogs love a new toy. If you like Groupon, LivingSocial, or the many social buying programs that … Continue reading

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Gear Review: The Ruff Wear Approach Pack

For Christmas, Toki received the Ruff Wear Approach Pack from Santa Jenny.  It’s become a staple piece of gear for all of our weekend adventures. First, let me say that the workmanship and durability on the Approach Pack is extremely … Continue reading

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The Digital Dog

The New York Times ran an article this week about the top mobile apps for dog owners.  My previous experience with the “Dog Parks” app was pretty disappointing, but the “Dog Park Finder Plus” app ($1.99) recommended in the article … Continue reading

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The hairy aftermath

When I brush Toki, the aftermath usually looks like this . . . A huge pile of hair and an exhausted dog. Note the wool toy, to keep Toki entertained while I’m brushing her hair, and the “Furminator” in the … Continue reading

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Look who I found in Zenbunni! A little, shaggy black puppy lying on his own shaggy sheepskin rug. He was just a little guy, recently adopted (yeah!) and he reminded me a little bit of Toki’s friend Dobby. Zenbunni, if … Continue reading

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Top Ten Chewies

It’s hard to find something for Toki to chew on that’s safe, wholesome, won’t destroy the carpet, and that will keep her occupied for more than 2 minutes.  These chewies are sometimes the only difference between a contented angel and … Continue reading

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