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Del Mar Beach / October 2011

November 6, 2011

It’s autumn, which means Del Mar beach is open once again to our furry friends.  Our latest beach visit reminded me to write another Not Just a Dog post – through Banjo’s eyes, I see things I might otherwise miss. Like this mussel shell, with its pearlised interior: Without Banjo hovering nearby, we might not […]

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Meet Buddy!

October 10, 2011

Banjo and I have the pleasure of introducing one of our regular readers, Tina of Kadja1, who is going to tell us a bit about what makes her dog, Buddy, so special. But it is also a cautionary tale about the importance of preventing heart worms in our canine friends. –> We’d love to know […]

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Lake Hollywood Dog Run

July 2, 2011

Aroo!  Dis Banjo heer.  Today I tellz yoo about a sekret dog run in da hillz below da famous Hollywood sign: Is akshully a puk for hoomins, but iz sekretly a dog run… Shhhushes! Iz a sekret! Me and mah hoomins iz staying wiv frendz on Beachwood Kanyon.  We ‘xploring da hillz in da car […]

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Off-Leash at Del Mar Beach

May 23, 2011
Dogs off-leash Del Mar California

Arooooooooooooooo! Dis Banjo heer.  I has a big happy becos I iz a California Dog – dis time, for reel! Mah momma was a Lab-adore dog, but I not doing nuffin like Lab-adore doggies.  Hoomins say I not knoes hao to retreeve, I not steeling peepol fuuds, and I iz HAYT wateh. In Noo Yok, […]

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Day 9: Noo Mexico

May 4, 2011

Arooooooooooooo! Dis Banjo heer and I has a big excited becos today I tell yoo about da BEST DOG RUN EVAH! Afteh we leaving Socorro, we driving to Santa Fe.  Hoomins telling me dere is a vey speshul plays for me in Santa Fe. Iz da Santa Fe Animal Shelter Dog Park and dey saying […]

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Day 7: Texas is a Big State

May 1, 2011

Aroo! Dis Banjo heer.  Today I tells yoo about mah jurney to Van Horn, Texas. Ufter we saying goobyes to da Lipman fambly, we driving froo a big plays called Hill Country.  I heer mah hoomins tokking about someone called Barbie Kyoo, but iz Sunday and eeting places iz closed. So we not smelling her. […]

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Days 5-6: Weekend in Austin

April 30, 2011

Aroo! Dis Banjo heer. Today I tell yoo about mah weekend in Austin, Texas. We staying wun-too-free nites wiv hoomin frends, da Lipmans. Furs, I tell yoo hoomins very happy becoz last time they seeing Mister and Missus Lipman, I iz a puppy. And now Lipmans haz two littol hoomins, chew! So iz a long […]

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Day 2: Virginia to Alabama

April 13, 2011

Aroo! Dis Banjo.  Heer yoo can read mah tail about mah journey to Aroobama. After we sleeping, mah hoomins iz put all da fings in da car.  I iz get vey worried that hoomins forget me. So I doing fings like wriggle between hoomins’ legs and shreek at hoomins to remind dem I like to […]

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Jasmine the Greyhound

February 11, 2010

A wonderful story about a greyhound who, despite being abused and abandoned, has found a new role as a surrogate mother for other neglected animals. Jasmine serves as a reminder that even the most abused and anxious dogs can be rehabilitated to be wonderful companions and have fulfilling lives. Go Shyhounds! 2 Click to say […]

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Russian Dogs Ride the Subway

January 22, 2010

Banjo’s parents were feral, so I was pleased to find this very interesting article about the unusual stray dogs in Moscow – twenty of them have learned to ride the subway/ metro there! There’s even a website for all the photos and videos taken of these station hoppin’ canines at www.metrodog.ru. 1 Click to say […]

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