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Training Your Dog for the Trail

Hiking is one of my favorite activities, luckily, it’s one of my dog’s favorites too. Training has always been a key component for me on the trails and has been a huge factor in establishing the bond I have with my dog, Breezy. Off leash hiking allows her to satisfy a ton of basic biological […]

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Backpacking With Your Dog

While we appreciate the convenience of camping, there’s nothing quite like spending a night under the stars in a place where no cars go.  Backpacking for the first time can be intimidating and while bringing your pooch along means there are a few more things to consider it can be very rewarding for both of […]

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Hurtta Monsoon Coat

More often than not in Los Angeles, if you’re hitting a beautiful local trail, chances are you won’t be out there alone. Unless of course, its raining. Yes indeed, it rains occasionally in LA and that tends to keep everyone indoors and off the trails. This is one of my absolute favorite times to go […]

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Ruffwear Fernie Fleece Dog Sweater

Fall arrives with crisp air marking the start of the changing seasons. It also means it’s time to bring back our sweaters into our wardrobe and for our dogs too. This fall, Delilah tested Ruffwear’s redesigned Fernie sweater in size medium and color hibiscus pink. Depending on the light, the sweater’s color could look dark […]

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Ruffwear Climate Changer

Pumpkin spice, flannel sheets, hearty soups, crackling fires, and cozy sweatshirts are just a few of my favorite things during fall. As we adjust to the colder temperatures and the yearly transition into winter, we were excited to add the Climate Changer by Ruffwear to Winnie’s wardrobe and our growing list of fall must-haves.   The Climate […]

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Whyld River DoggyBag

What is the best insulation against the cold? The answer is deceptively simple: air. Trapping the warm air that escapes from your body and keeping it near you is the best way to stay warm. That’s why we wear clothing and dogs have fur, to trap warm air and insulate us from the cold. Most […]

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Wolf Republic Ranger Pack

This summer has been full of backpacking adventures, and we’ve really put the Wolf Republic Ranger Pack through the ringer. Breezy can be quite rough on her gear, especially on backpacks, so I was excited to try this durable, slim fitting pack to help split the load on our weekend trips. We took this pack […]

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Mountainsmith K9 Dog Pack

It might be the beginning of the off season to us, but to dogs it’s always the on season. Try telling them you can’t get out because of the weather, or work… yeah, that won’t translate to dog, Redford included.  Those of us who backpack will tell you lighter is better and if you don’t […]

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Road Tripping With Your Dog

Travelling alone can be relaxing and quite easy to plan. Once you add a dog into the mix, things can become more difficult to organize. Finding a dog friendly hotel or campground, planning potty breaks along the way, scouting out dog parks, understanding local laws, and deciding what gear to bring can become overwhelming. With […]

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PLAY Outdoor Chill Pad

I spend a lot of time on a camping trip picking stuff out of Breezy’s hair. It can be extra frustrating when most of that debris is picked up not on the trails, but at camp. Having a bed for Breezy to relax on at camp is a game changer, and the Outdoor Chill Pad […]