Tag: Hurtta

Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Extreme Warmer

According to the weather forecast, the temperature was going to be in the 30s at night. Xena gets cold and shivers when the temperature dips into the 40s so I was glad when our friends at Hurtta North America sent over an Extreme Warmer coat for us to test just before our 10-day road trip. Product Specs

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Life Savior

Too hot for hiking? Let’s go swimming and beat the heat! I started working with Xena with her fear of water since last year. She’s gotten a lot better now and she walks in the water by herself as long as she can feel the floor. So it’s time for the next lesson. Swimming! So

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Hiking With Dogs Summer Essentials

Often, I get asked about Xena’s gear on Instagram so once in awhile I share our gear photo there. Recently, I’ve got questions regarding our summer gear so I thought it would be fun to do one for the summer. Please don’t ask me why the gear on the right is all bunched up when

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Sun & Bug Blocker

Xena’s biggest enemy is the heat. We love the sunny Southern California weather but that heat can get brutal on Xena. Her black fur absorbs that heat and retains it for a very long time. Even in the low 60s, without shade Xena gets too hot and she looks for shades. So it’s my responsibility

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Torrent Raincoat

In Southern California, the rainy season is from November to February. But we’ve been in a drought condition for so long, I forgot what it was like to have a rainy season. We had lots of greens on the trails this winter, dried up waterfalls in the L.A. area are flowing again, wildflowers are blooming

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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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