camping and hiking pet resources

Resources for Camping with Pets

Gathering up your gear to go out camping and don't want to leave your adventure-loving furry best friend behind? Whether they’re a seasoned pro in the outdoors or new to nature, we have you covered on how to prepare, what to pack and everything in between to make sure the outdoors remain great throughout your trip!

woman camping in a tent with her dog

Camping With Your Dog

Whether it’s your first camping trip with your dog, or you want to make sure you’re being safer in the great outdoors, make sure you’re ready before packing up and heading out.

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Safety Preparation

dog sitting in the back of a car restrained in a harness

Buckle up Your Pup

Protect your dog and other drivers by restraining your dog while in the car. Buckling up decreases chance of injury in case of a sudden stop or crash.

Health Considerations

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Required Training

teaching your dog to leave it

Teach Your Dog Leave It

Learn how to teach your dog to leave things alone with these easy steps! This cue could save your dog's life and keep them from eating inappropriate items.

teaching your dog to drop it

Teach Your Dog Drop It

Easily teach your dog to Drop It on cue. This training cue is essential for keeping your dog safe in case they get a hold of a dangerous or toxic item.

puppy running with stick in mouth

Why Sticks Are Not Free Toys For Dogs

Dogs can suffer significant pain and injuries from chasing and chewing sticks. There are safer fetch toys and tips to follow if your dog is injured. If your dog is injured from a stick follow these steps.

Recommended Products

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Outward Hound Denver Lightweight Urban Hiking Backpack for Dogs
Outward Hound Denver Lightweight Urban Hiking Backpack for Dogs
Kurgo Big Baxter Adjustable Dog Backpack with Saddlebags for Hiking
Kurgo Dog Saddlebag Backpack
Ruffwear Hiking Pack for Dogs
RUFFWEAR Approach Dog Backpack for Hiking and Camping
Ruffwear Cooling Chest Panel for Dogs
RUFFWEAR Core Cooler
Ruffwear K-9 Float Coat Life Vets for Dogs
Ruffwear Float Coat Dog Life Jacket for Swimming
Ruffwear Highlands Dog Sleeping Bag for Camping
ruffwear highlands dog camping sleeping bag bed
Ruffwear Grip Trex All-Terrain Paw Protection Dog Boots
Ruffwear dog Grip Trex Outdoor Dog Boots with Rubber Soles for Hiking and Running
SportDOG Orange Check Cord Long Leash Training Tool
product SportDOG Brand Orange Check Cord - 30 Feet Long

30 feet long leash.

Ruffwear Collapsible Bowl
Ruffwear travel pet bowl Bivy Bowl
BSeen LED Light Up Pet Collar
BSeen LED Dog Collar USB Rechargeable Glowing Pet Collar
The Best Fetch Toy for Dogs
best fetch toy for dogs

Only available at the Preventive Vet store.

Ruffwear Dog Float Toy with Rope Handle
product Ruffwear Lunker Durable Floating Toy for Dogs