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Let’s Skijor! Ruffwear’s Omnijore System

In anticipation of winter fun, I ordered the new Ruffwear Omnijore System – a dog harness/towline system for all kinds of dog-pulling activities like skijoring, “skatejoring” and canicross!  The Omnijore system is brand new to the Ruffwear line.  And it … Continue reading

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Aqua Dog: Seth Casteel’s Underwater Dog Photography

In honor of the waning summer, I wanted to post some amazing underwater shots from professional pet photographer Seth Casteel.  He actually lives in Los Angeles, so it seems appropriate that he has a healthy collection of pool and beach … Continue reading

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A Bike for Every Dog

While Toki was hanging with her L.A. pals last weekend, Josh and I visited the bike-friendly city of Portland, Oregon for a friend’s wedding.  Compared to Venice Beach, the city was sparkling clean.  Perhaps it’s all that rain?  Just as … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway: Follow My Lead

Centered Dog, Centered Self. In Follow My Lead, Carol Quinn walks us through her journey towards self-discovery, learning to live more fully in the moment, and adopting a more balanced approach towards life and love.  It’s Zen and the art … Continue reading

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Calling all Mountain Dogs: Rock/Creek “Dog Days of Summer” Contest

Toki always struck me as more of an “extreme adventure type” rather than a typical urban pooch.  She prefers getting her paws dirty, and is always up for some good old-fashioned rock scrambling.  So it was with much excitement that … Continue reading

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Don’t Laugh: Doggles Review

The first time I saw Toki in her Doggles, I couldn’t help but giggle.  She looked way too cool for school. Doggles are protective eyewear for dogs, sort of like sunglasses and goggles in one.  The lenses are shatterproof, anti-fogging, … Continue reading

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I thought I was in Switzerland

We met a couple of buddies on the trail in the Cottonwood Lakes basin, including this white cutie and this Bernese Mountain Dog, both from Torrance, California. Bernese Mountain Dogs are one of my favorite breeds – so it was … Continue reading

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We’ve got some competition . . .

Norman, the scooter riding Briard has taken doggy transport up a notch.  He’s pretty impressive . . . Norman has his own Facebook site, of course.  He lives in Georgia, but apparently he’s looking for work in Hollywood.  (Norm – … Continue reading

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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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Skateboarding Pup?

Meet my new project: The Skateboarding Pup! I watched a video by animal behaviorist Dr. Sophia Yin, and I was intrigued by the idea of Toki learning to ride a skateboard. Ok, I know that’s ambitious, considering that I don’t … Continue reading

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