Tips for Trail Dog Safety


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Health

Dogs need exercise to remain happy and healthy as much as, if not more than, humans... full article >

Energy Level

Dogs of any breed will enjoy the sights, sounds and especially smells found in nature, but certain breeds are more adapted to rigorous exercise than others... full article >

Conditioning

Before heading out to the trail, make sure you take into account your dog's previous exercise levels... full article >

Weather

Extreme cold, extreme heat and poor weather conditions are all concerns when hiking with your dog... full article >

Pack Dogs

If it is your desire to have your dog wear a pack, here are a few tips to keep in mind... full article >

Trail Hazards

Parasites, protozoa, injury, wildlife, etc... there are many things to be aware of when hiking with your dog... full article >

Training

The most effective preventative to all trail hazards is a well trained dog. Some helpful commands to use are:... full article >

Trail Etiquette

Hiking with your dog is a privilege, not a right. Respect the rules and restrictions regarding pets wherever you hike... full article >

Gear

The following is a comprehensive list of suggested gear for day hiking. Adjust the gear you carry to match expected trail conditions... full article >

First Aid Kit

The following is a comprehensive list of suggested first aid items. Adjust the items you carry to match expected trail conditions... full article >

Hiking Off Leash

Let's face it, dogs aren't meant to trod along at a human's pace of 2-miles an hour on the end of a leash, but hiking off leash creates additional safety concerns to the ones already present.... full article >



Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Puppies!!! December 17, 2013 7:16 PM Alex
Trail Dog Hiking Gear Reviews December 17, 2013 7:19 PM Alex
Healthy Dog Policy December 17, 2013 7:17 PM Alex
Off Leash Dog Activities January 31, 2013 9:26 AM Alex
Previous Trail Dog of the Month Winners October 9, 2008 7:13 PM [Amy]
K9 Charity Events April 14, 2008 5:03 AM [Amy]
Trail Dog of the Month April 4, 2008 10:01 AM [Amy]
Tips for Trail Dog Safety December 17, 2013 7:19 PM Alex
Trail Rating System December 17, 2013 7:18 PM Alex
K9 First Aid Kit April 27, 2009 10:23 AM [Amy]
Trail Dog Gear April 27, 2009 10:22 AM [Amy]
K9 Training April 27, 2009 10:22 AM [Amy]

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