5 Trail Etiquette Rules for Hiking With Your Dog

Hiking with your dog can be an incredibly rewarding experience to enjoy together. Many parks, especially National Parks, prohibit or restrict dogs from using their trails. It is important to remember that hiking with your dog is a privilege in many areas and there are a few important trail etiquette rules to follow in order […]

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Should You Go Car Camping or Backpacking With Your Dog?

Car camping or backpacking with your dog is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors while strengthening your bond with your canine companion. There’s nothing quite like spending a night under the stars after enjoying some hot chocolate and s’mores by the campfire! Traditionally, car camping is thought of as spending a night camping […]

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Thru-Hiking With a Dog

Hiking with a dog is different. A thru hike is a unique, individual experience no matter the level of solidarity. Some choose to hike with a partner; some end up in a group. Others, bring along a dog that, while unable to express their needs through speech, will become an extension of you. So in […]

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Let Dogs be Dogs

Like many dog owners, my husband and I greatly enjoy taking our two dogs for daily walks to stretch our legs and spend time together. But being the nature enthusiasts we are, we much prefer nature trails to neighborhood sidewalks and try to schedule visits to the beach, park, or mountains as often as possible. […]

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