Tag Archives: training

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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Working Dogs for Conservation

Scat: In non-scientific parlance, that would be animal poo . . . but for the type-A, toy-crazy pups at Working Dogs for Conservation, it translates into an awesome play session. Working Dogs for Conservation is a Montana-based group that deploys … 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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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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Miss Good Citizen

It’s official, Toki wants to be a good dog. She’s enrolled in an intermediate obedience class whose ultimate goal is the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen test. The test includes 10 tasks: Accepting a friendly stranger Sitting politely for petting Appearance … Continue reading

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Dropping in on CCI Puppy Raiser Kimi

Yesterday, Kimi–one of our readers and the winner of the paracord leash giveaway–sent me a sweet Thank You email and photo update of the leash with her three beautiful lab-golden crosses. The photos, as you can see, are adorable, so … Continue reading

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Puppy Summer Sundays with Canine Companions for Independence

This past Sunday, I stopped by the Puppy Summer Sunday event held by Canine Companions for Independence, or CCI.  Kimi, The Daily Toki reader that won the paracord leash in our recent giveaway, is a volunteer puppy raiser for CCI … Continue reading

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