Category: Trail Tip

#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?Β 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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#TrailTip Tuesday: Do You Need Trekking Poles?

Hiking With Dog

Trekking poles are not just for old people, women, or people with weak knees. There are many benefits to using trekking poles when you hike. These are some of the advantages I personally enjoy. 1. Total body workout Your lower body has to carry your weight plus the weight of the backpack. Why not put

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Training

Hiking With Dog

Your dog understanding the basic commands such as Sit, Stay, Wait, Come, Leave It and following through are essential on the trails for their safety and yours.Β In addition to the basic commands, we naturally picked up some commands on the trails that became part of our daily life. For example, when Xena hears Look, she

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