What we're about

**** Corona update****

I have added three event organizers in different counties around the valley to limit members' travel.
I also limit attendees to 5 members pr hike. This way, we can keep up with social distancing rules, and don't crowd the parking lots.
I recommend early starts to all hikes.

Some day, when this pandemic is under control, we will have a mega party with cupcakes and dog treats!
in the meantime... namaste... stay safe and keep those puppy tails waging!

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This is a group of Dog lovers that like to socialize and get out for walks, hikes or attend events with our 4 legged companions.

We are all easy going, dog-loving people, and we understand that some dogs need a little more time to warm up to the pack. Never hesitate to ask questions about our pack, We have some very knowledgeable dog lovers in this group! If you don't have a dog, as long as you like being around dogs, you are more than welcome to get your "dog-fix" with us!

Our hikes/walks range from somewhat challenging and strenuous to very easy walks in the park. With skill levels ranging from beginner to expert and anywhere in between, all are welcome! We try to find dog-friendly restaurants locally to the hike where we can enjoy each other's company just a little longer.

We also attend events organized by others there bringing our dogs are encouraged and accepted! We love exploring local, outdoor, dog-friendly locations and meet like-minded individuals, and we hope you would like to join us

Let's check out what the greater Hudson Valley area has to offer for pet-friendly recreation.

Find us on Facebook Hudson Valley Active Dog meetup (https://www.facebook.com/groups/748625778660834/)

(https://www.facebook.com/hvdoghikes/?ref=bookmarks)

These following links are tips for a more pleasant hiking experience .. check it out.
(https://www.meetup.com/Hudson-Valley-active-dogs/pages/24466578/Hiking_Checklist%2C_the_essentials)

Hiking Essentials (https://www.meetup.com/Hudson-Valley-active-dogs/pages/24466578/Hiking_Checklist%2C_the_essentials)

https://www.meetup.com/Hudson-Valley-active-dogs/pages/24466578/Hiking_Checklist%2C_the_essentials

Leave no trace

https://www.meetup.com/Hudson-Valley-active-dogs/pages/24466713/Leave_no_trace/

Walk for a Dog!

About WoofTrax: the Walk for a Dog mobile app that creates fundraising opportunities for shelters and rescues while encouraging dogs and their humans to exercise together regularly.

http://www.wooftrax.com/

Upcoming events (1)

Puppy up! NEW DATE

Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery

UPDATE: NEW DATE October 25th Join us for the 8th Annual PuppyUp! fun dog walk. We will have vendors, dog agility demonstrations, raffles, and a great expanded K9 demonstration! We will be having a pet adoption opportunity with our featured rescue/shelter, Bleu's K9 Rescue, where you can go home with your new best friend. Come as an individual or as a team. You say you don't have a dog, that is no problem, come walk for the cause, or in remembrance of a pet or someone who has or had cancer. Join us for a fun, non-strenuous, 2 mile walk to promote awareness of canine cancer and fund raise for cancer research to benefit both pets and people. Now more than ever, we must continue the fight and support those with cancer, honor the friends we have lost, and walk for those we can help. PuppyUp against cancer and join us in our efforts. Cancer touches everyone. If you can’t join us, please consider a donation. SPONSORS: Whitecliff Vineyard Bleu's K9 Rescue Erica Higgs Photography Kathy Braun, Artist VENDORS: Arf Scarf Bleu's K9 Rescue Dana Funny Doggies Erica Higgs Photography Kathy Braun, Artist Lilly Bear Treats Pooch Dog Spa Whitecliff Vineyard FOOD VENDOR: The Grille Wagon https://facebook.com/events/s/puppyup-hudson-valley-dog-walk/226261475057438/?ti=cl

Past events (251)

John Burroughs Nature Sanct. Black creek trail, pond entrance.

John Burroughs Natural Sanctuary

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