Category: Tips

Chasing Wildflowers

Adventure Dog

That’s how I’d summarize the month of March. I just love it when we have a super bloom in Southern California! It really shouldn’t be but the reality is, when you are adventuring with your dog, it can be a little bit tricky. Dogs aren’t allowed at all outdoor locations. To start off, National Parks

Continue reading

#TrailTip Tuesday: Lightly Trafficked

Hiking With Dog

When you research trail info, sometimes the description says the trail is lightly trafficked. If you are new to researching hiking trails, besides the obvious meaning, here is what you need to know. Since the trail is less traveled, it’s more than likely you will find the trail less maintained than the ones you are used

Continue reading

Whatever Wednesday: Dog Booties

The issue with buying dog booties that come in 4 is, just like our feet, our dog’s four paws are not the same size. The front paws are usually larger than the back paws. Xena got two pairs of booties as a gift and we got to try them on the trail this month. On

Continue reading

#TrailTip Tuesday: Say No To Injuries

Hiking With Dog

Like any workout, it’s important to stretch before a hike to prevent injuries. For post-hike stretches, check out our 6 Yoga Poses Every Hiker Should Know. Get Our Latest Comprehensive Dog-friendly Trail List Here. Enjoy! Happy Hiking! SAVE 10% on all outdoor gear and apparel at Outdoorplay.com! Coupon Code: AV10

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Can you believe next Thursday is Thanksgiving already? Gosh, holidays are just around the corner! If the holiday season has sneaked up on you, don’t panic. We’ve come up with 10 awesome gift ideas for your friends and family. These are items that either we have tried and loved or would love to add to

Continue reading

Essential Gear for Hiking with Dog

Essential Gear for Hiking With Dog

Autumn arrived in Southern California and it’s cooler again. Leaves are changing colors in most parts of the country and it’s officially hiking season! It’s time to hit the trail with your four-legged best friend. If you are a beginner, here are some safety precautions you need to consider first: Your dog has a sturdy

Continue reading