There are a 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 problems that might arise. Here are a few common issues to check based on […]
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.
There are some people foods that are harmful to dogs, and some are likely to be in your hiking pack! Here are some typical hiking foods to avoid giving to dogs. Raisins and Grapes Many trail-mixes have raisins. The very acronym, GORP, stands for “Good Old Raisins and Peanuts.” Grapes and raisins can cause kidney […]