Tag: dog training

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: 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. 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,

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Gear Review: Hurtta Bounty Bag

What is one gear you will see on a hiker with a dog that you won’t see on a solo hiker? A treat bag. I used to have a clip-on treat pouch since Xenaโ€™s Canine Good Citizen(CGC) training days. The pouch was small and portable and had a magnetic closure. I had no issue with

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