Opt for dog-allowed trails with proper amenities like parking, waste stations and water access.
Pick Dog-Friendly Trails
Use hiking packs for supplies. Pack collapsible bowls, dog first aid, treat pouches and waste bags.
Make sure your dog is conditioned and physically fit for the terrain, mileage and conditions.
Ensure Proper Fitness
Carry plenty of water. Know signs of overheating. Take breaks in shade
Bring a basic dog first aid kit in case of injuries, bites, porcupine quills etc.
First Aid Supplies
Ensure your dog wears current ID and microchip in case you get separated from each other.
Train a reliable recall and trail manners. Use a long lead if your dog doesn't listen well.