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Traveling with Dogs

While dogs make great travel partners, being prepared for whatever lies ahead makes for a smoother trip. Our experts cover the basics, so you can make sure you’re ready for your next adventure together.

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Traveling with Dogs

Tips for Car Travel with Dogs

Dogs are part of the family. We take them everywhere, including the workplace. Leaving them behind, especially when you’re headed for outdoor...
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Traveling with Dogs

How to Treat Dog Travel Anxiety

Travel anxiety in dogs is the fear of car travel stemming from not knowing or understanding what’s happening, or associating an undesirable...
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Traveling with Dogs

The Most Dog-Friendly National Parks

We’re all about bringing our dogs along for the ride—especially if it involves the spectacular hiking and scenery we’re lucky to have at our national...
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Traveling with Dogs

How & Why to Restrain Your Dog in the Car

From summiting peaks to days on the water, our dogs are always up for the ride, and it’s our job to make sure they’re protected along the way....
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Hiking and Dogs

How to Hike Safely with Your Dog

Any seasoned hiker who routinely hits the trail with a canine companion knows having their beloved dog along for the adventure elevates the...
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Dog Training

How to Train Your Dog to Wear a Pack

Training your dog to wear a pack is simple as training them to wear a dog harness, and most domestic dogs quickly take a shine to it—we’ve been...
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Traveling with Dogs

Top 10 Tips for Traveling With Dogs

We’ve done the research, we’ve logged the miles. The result? Our Top 10 tips for traveling with your dog. Be sure to check it out...
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Dog Safety

How to Find a Lost Dog

If you are reading this article because you just lost your dog, take a deep breath and do your best to remain calm. The idea of your dog facing busy...
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Dog Training 101 with Melinda Benbow

Teach Your Dog Recall

A reliable recall is a highly valuable skill to get your dog back to you when off-leash. A solid recall can also help you manage and avoid...
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Melinda Benbow
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Dog Training

How to Socialize a Dog

Thousands of years ago the members of your dog’s pack taught him the important social skills he needed in order to survive and thrive. Today, the...