Category: Four-legged

Dog Boots, Everything You Need To Know

adventure dog photography

The #1 question I get via email and social media is about Xena’s boots. I wrote about it here and there in the past. But I think now it’s time to put everything together in one post. So, let’s get started. Do dogs need boots for hiking? It is essential to let your dog hike

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Dog Gear Review: Ruffwear Singletrak Pack

Ruffwear Singletrak Pack

Is your furry hiking partner a healthy adult dog? If your dog is a working breed, an athletic dog or just a high-energy dog in general, these are all good reasons for trying a dog backpack. Sometimes I want Xena to help me with carrying gear on our longer hikes. She takes extra water and some

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Ranger Vest

Hurtta Ranger Vest

This fall we received the new Ranger Vest from our friends at Hurtta America so we can put it to the test. This light high-visibility vest is designed for outdoor activities and hunting even in the dark. This time of the year, hunting is allowed in the Angeles National Forest. The gunshots from hunting rifles

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Drinking Problem?

Hiking With Dog

Some dogs refuse to drink from a hydration bladder or a water bottle even if they are thirsty. Does this sound like your dog? If you hike or travel often with your dog, I recommend getting a collapsible bowl. A water bowl is one of the essential gear when hiking with a dog. Just be sure

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Dog Gear Review: Dog Booties

Often I get questions about Xena’s boots. So here are some fun facts for you. Xena thinks her boots give her invincible power It’s normal for dogs to act as if someone stole their paw right after the boot is on Wearing socks before boots has been working great. No blisters to this date Zoomies

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Extreme Warmer

According to the weather forecast, the temperature was going to be in the 30s at night. Xena gets cold and shivers when the temperature dips into the 40s so I was glad when our friends at Hurtta North America sent over an Extreme Warmer coat for us to test just before our 10-day road trip. Product Specs

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Gear Review: Flowfold Trailmate Leash

Flowfold Trailmate

I’ve tried a few different rope leashes so far from different makers and I haven’t found one I like enough to recommend to others. Mainly because I don’t find them sturdy. When a company asks for an honest review, that shows they are confident about their product. I decided to give Flowfold Trailmate rope leash a

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