Tag: California

Happy 7th!

birthday girl

Every year I try to do something special on Xena’s birthday. This year, we celebrated my sweet girl’s milestone birthday at the Mojave Desert last week. After an exhilarating hike that included a standoff with a wild bull, chasing after jackrabbits, getting cactus spines removed from a paw in the middle of a hike, and

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A Beautiful Mistake

angeles national forest

When you attempt to explore a new trail that is described as “lightly trafficked” and “hard to find”, you know you are gambling. You don’t know what you will run into. You have to listen to your intuition and hope you make the best decisions along the way when needed. I think I mentioned before

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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

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Guest Blog: Top Dog-Friendly RV Campgrounds Near Hiking Trails in California

We are delighted to share our next guest blog by Shelley Trupert at Outdoorsy! Dreaming about renting a cool RV and traveling with your four-legged friend by your side or love camping but cold winter nights aren’t your thing? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!