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 Xena’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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Review: Hurtta Dazzle Rope Leash

This weekend the daylight saving time will end. Are you and your dog going to be safe walking in the dark? Hurtta America sent us their new Dazzle Rope Leash in Hi-Viz Orange to test. We never had a rope leash so I was excited to try it out. This review is based on our

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Dog Gear Review: Expandable Leash

I used my Stunt Puppy Stunt Runner Hands-Free Dog Leash for hiking until 6 months ago or so then slowly I stopped using it. It is a good product but it just wasn’t meeting my requirements anymore. It would be still great for running – that is only if Xena would run with me. I would look

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