Dogs in our National Parks

Pets in U.S. National Parks, Forests, Recreation Areas, Wildlife Refuges, Seashores & Lakeshores, Preserves, Monuments, Historical Parks & Historic Sites – Pet Policies U.S. National Parks In general, pets are permitted but must be restrained either on a leash not exceeding 6 feet in length, caged or crated at all…

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How cold is too cold?

How cold is too cold for my pup? Just like humans, every dog is different both in physical ability to handle colder temps and in preference. If your dog is used to Florida weather and spent most their life knowing only warm temps odds are it’s going to take them…

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Navi Tails – A pups journey to the outdoor adventures!

08/12/2016 – I’m happy to introduce the newest member of Hiking With Dogs, Navi!  She’s Born on April 30th, which makes her about 14 weeks old. She’s a Shepard/Boxer mix and weighs almost 15lbs. My plan is to continue updating the page with her progress and photos of how she’s doing…

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Training your dog to hike with you

Yay! you’ve taken an interest in hiking with your pup, but not sure if they’re ready to take on the great outdoors? Well, training is key for a positive experience for both of you. I’m a firm believer in putting in the hard work in the beginning so that 6…

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A Guide to Hiking with Puppies!

As an avid hiker, getting a new puppy can be a moral dilemma of wanting to do that 20mile 10k ft incline hike, and doing what your new best friend can handle. Treat them like you would and new friend that you’re taking out for a hike and it’s there…

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Hiking with dogs 101

Taking a hike doesn’t have to mean a week long backpacking trip through the Himalayan mountains. Hiking can simply mean a half hour walk through the woods or simple stroll down a city street. Depending on your hiking preference though, you need to give thought to certain items in order…

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