It seems like I run into a backpack carrying dog every time I hit the trail. There’s a good reason why dog packs are becoming more common. They allow your dog to carry their own gear reducing your pack weight, but are backpacks safe for dogs? Yes, backpacks are safe… Read More »Are Hiking Backpacks Safe For Dogs?
Does your dog have a dog backpack? My dog Zoey’s pack is one of the most useful items I’ve ever purchased, but it didn’t start out that way. I had no idea what to do with her pack when I first purchased it. How do you pack a dog backpack?… Read More »How to Pack a Dog Backpack: What Do You Put Inside?
Your dog can help carry the load, but how much can they actually carry? Don’t just load up your dogs pack and hope for the best. There’s a simple formula (refer to the table below) to figure out how much your dog can carry in a backpack. How much weight… Read More »How Much Weight Can My Dog Carry In a Backpack?
All I want to do is lay down after a long hike! I have sore knees, swollen feet, and an achy back. On the other hand, my dog Zoey acts like she could hike 10 more miles. It’s hard to tell if she’s sore or just really good at hiding… Read More »Do Dogs Get Sore From Hiking?
Dogs make the perfect hiking companions! They’re overly enthusiastic, never complain and keep up with even the most experienced hikers. You probably don’t even realize how much your dog can endure on the trail. Unfortunately, that enthusiasm and drive can lead your dog down a dangerous path. Blind devotion is… Read More »7 Reasons Why A Dog Might Lick Their Paws After a Hike
Hitting the trails with your dog is a great way to bond while exploring a little slice of nature. That little bit of exploration gives their nose and brain a much need workout from otherwise boring lives. Ever go on a 15+ mile hike through rough terrain? By the end… Read More »7 Easy Ways to Protect Your Dogs Paws On a Hike: Don’t Miss Out!
Does your dog have lots of extra energy that they need to burn off? Hiking is a perfect way to bond with your dog while getting in a ton of exercise. A dog is the perfect hiking companion. They’re always eager to hit the trail, but they will require extra… Read More »Does Your Dog Get Enough Water On a Hike? I Doubt It!
Every dog loves going on a nice long hike. It seems like they can hike all day without every getting tired. But how far can a dog actually hike? If you’re worried about your dog getting worn out, here’s what you need to know. So how far can a dog… Read More »How Far Can a Dog Hike in a Day?