Category: Gear

Hiking With A Dog Summer Essentials

Often, I get asked about Xena’s gear on Instagram so once in awhile I share our gear photo there. Recently, I’ve got questions regarding our summer gear so I thought it would be fun to do one for the summer. Please don’t ask me why the gear on the right is all bunched up when

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Sun & Bug Blocker

Xena’s biggest enemy is the heat. We love the sunny Southern California weather but that heat can get brutal on Xena. Her black fur absorbs that heat and retains it for a very long time. Even in the low 60s, without shade Xena gets too hot and she looks for shades. So it’s my responsibility

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Torrent Raincoat

In Southern California, the rainy season is from November to February. But we’ve been in a drought condition for so long, I forgot what it was like to have a rainy season. We had lots of greens on the trails this winter, dried up waterfalls in the L.A. area are flowing again, wildflowers are blooming

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