This is a super-important blog post; there are a lot of misconceptions about porcupine encounters and if your dog gets quilled, it creates a difficult and dangerous situation. If you can get to a vet, don’t hesitate, go immediately. If you can’t because you are in the backcountry, see below. Porcupines are the third largest […]
There are a wide range of possible problems that can occur on a hike with a dog. If you sense your dog is loving the outdoors and showing fitness for longer walks, go for it, but be aware of how to handle common problems that might arise. Here are a few common issues to check […]
You may hear a coyote before seeing one. They howl, yelp and even bark, sounding just like a dog. Some think they imitate a dog bark to entice a dog to come and check them out, and then they attack. A Coyote vs a Fox In appearance, coyotes are mainly variations of gray in color, […]
Dogs cool themselves differently than humans. Our bodies produce sweat when we become overheated. This is a very efficient mechanism by which the human body regulates its temperature.