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#TrailTip Tuesday: Training

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. 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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L.A.’s 8 Best Dog-Friendly Summer Hikes

Please read our previous post if you have not hiked at high altitude before and consult with your doctor prior to doing these hikes if you are a beginner. With the desert climate, Los Angeles can get brutal during summer months. We like to escape the summer heat by going up to higher elevation. I’ve selected our 8

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#TrailTip Tuesday: High Altitude Hiking

When you hike in the high altitude (5,000 to 11,500 feet (1,524 to 3,505.2 m) above sea level), your body has to work harder. At higher altitudes, the air is thinner. There is less available oxygen and it becomes more difficult to breathe. However, the level of sensitivity to the high altitude is different from

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