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Remebering Picasso

I first met Bobby Muñoz of Stockton and his English bulldog Picasso in 2013 as they were walking along the promenade at the Weber Point Events Center in downtown Stockton. When I say ”they were walking” I mean Muñoz was walking while Picasso was riding a skateboard, yes a skateboard. Now, that’s not something you [...]

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Man bites dog

“Man bites dog” is how the old saying goes. It means that there is something a little different about a story. After all, dogs biting people is fairly common, and, unless very serious injuries occur, not very newsy. But if the situation is turned around, then it becomes more interesting. Newspapers are always looking for [...]

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Board dog

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 70-200mm@ 95mm. Exposure: 1/500th sec. @ f/6.3. ISO: 200) Several weeks ago Tillman, the skateboarding dog made an appearance at a promotional event for Carter’s Pet Mart in Stockton. Never having seen the dog perform before I was a bit skepitcal at it’s abilities. After all, I thought it would [...]

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Roll over

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 70-200mm @ 130mm. Exposure: 1/250th sec. @ f/5.6. ISO: 200) What if you didn’t have to throw a ball to your dog to play fetch? The Stafko family’s 3-year-old dachshund Harriet got a new playmate of sorts in Buttons, a hamster of indeterminate age. The family was letting Buttons run [...]

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We love Lucy

This past weekend we got a dog. The kids have been wanting one for some time now and we felt that they were ready for the responsibility. It’s up to them to feed, walk and clean up after her. They’ve done a great job so far, and although neither of them are clamoring to do [...]

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