Category: Tips

Guest Blog: How Many Calories Does Your Dog Breed Need?

Are you an overprotective dog parent? No! You’re actually doing a great job if you’re interested in how much your barker should eat. It matters a lot how much you put in front of your dog to eat because different breeds have different calorie intake needs. As a dog owner, you have a serious responsibility

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Introducing Hiking To A Puppy At Vetter Mountain

Happy New Year, Everyone! Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We had a lovely time and started off 2020 with my baby girl’s birthday hike last week. As I do every year, I took a day off so we can celebrate Xena’s birthday doing what we love. This year my sister and my nephew

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Sappy Paws

Hiking With Dog

It happens when you hike among the trees. It can be extremely uncomfortable if tree sap gets on your dog’s fur between the toes. The sap picks up all the tiny debris it touches and glues everything together between the toes. Here you can see two of Xena’s toes are stuck together. Small debris gets wedged

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Dog Boots, Everything You Need To Know

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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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#TrailTip Tuesday: Difficulty Rating

Hiking With Dog

Almost all of my trail write-ups include Difficulty Rating in the stats so you can decide if the hike is right for your fitness level. So what does each of the levels really mean? Keep in mind that not all hiking blogs and websites use the same rating system. That means the same hike can

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