hikE with your dog

Experience the great outdoors together!


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appalachian trail thru-hikers

Toby and Trisha “McGuire” spent 4 months hiking the northern half of the Appalachian Trail. This site is devoted to helping dogs and their owners enjoy their trail time and get outside.

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Hiking With A Puppy – How Old Should They Be?

Hiking with a dog is an amazing experience! It is completely normal to want to take your friend with you as soon as possible. The problem is, you might end up hurting your puppy if you take him with you at a really young age.

Protect your Dog’s Paws on Trail: Musher’s Secret Paw Rub

A good paw rub or wax is a must have for hiking with your dog. Musher’s Secret is a great and popular option, although there are several alternatives. Some sort of paw protectant will help keep your dog’s paw pads healthy with high mileage. Musher’s Secret protects dog pads across all 4 seasons.

Hiking Dog Calorie Needs (with Dog Food Calculator)

An important part of camping with your dog is nutrition. When it comes to backpacking dog food, the starting point …

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