Tips, Gear & our Experiences with getting a puppy / Dog into Backpacking, Hiking & Camping.

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Topics Discussed:

Dog training for trips, daily walks as a puppy etc.
Age to start hiking with a dog?
Trip planning and strategies your dog’s first backpacking trip.
Differences in trail selection, water sources, etc.
Hiking dog food – nutrition, packing options, need for increased consumption.
Usage of dog backpacks for hiking.
Sleeping arrangements, leashes and leads for around camp and on the trail.
Some discussion on each of our dog’s camping trips so far.
Items that we bring for our dog camping trips (see below)

Dog Backpacking Gear / Items Seen:
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OutdoorMaster Bungee Dog Leash
One Tigris Dog Pack – Canvas Dog Backpack
Fleece Dog Jacket
Dog-Gone Dish – Collapsible Travel Pet Dish
Trail Buddy Treats – Freeze Dried Dog Treats for Hiking
Coghlan Bear Bell
Nite Ize Nite Dawg LED Dog Collar Cover
Kevlar 2.2 Tree Straps from Dutchware Gear, used as an ultralight dog leash / lead around camp.
Weight rated / climbing grade carabiner (don’t trust your dog with the cheap key chain grade ones).
2T’s Hammock Chair
with Dutchware Whoopie Hook system – used as a mini dog hammock.

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