8 Tips for Winter Hiking with Your Dog
From protecting paws to picking the perfect coat, here are some tips to keep your best friend safe and comfortable during winter adventures, whether you’re summiting mountains, snowshoeing through a meadow or walking around the city block.
Overcoming Canine Cabin Fever
During the cold-weather months, all of us, including our dogs, will face the dreaded cabin fever at some point. But keep in mind that even when you’re stuck inside with an energetic dog, it’s still possible to help him release some mental and physical energy with a variety of activities. Here are some tips to help keep everyone happy, even when the weather outside is frightful.
How to Start Skijoring and Bikejoring With Your Dog
If you’re looking for a fun new way to get outside and have an adventure with your dog, you might want to check out skijoring (if you’re into snow sports) or bikejoring (if you’re a cyclist). In these two “mushing” sports, you and your dog are connected by a tether so that your dog can help pull you to beautiful places. It’s a great way to cover a lot of terrain, obey local leash laws, and learn to work together. The best part is, virtually any healthy dog that weighs at least 30 pounds can try it.