Category Archives: Travel + Outdoors

Good Dog’s Guide: Road Trips

The great American road trip is a summer staple. And if you’ve always wanted your furry friend along for the ride, this is a must-read. With a little planning and patience, you and your pooch’ll both be wagging your tails in no time. Here’s your roadmap to dog-friendly road tripping: Know thy dog. You hear this […]

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5 Paw-Dropping Ways to Bike with Your Dog

Photo: @porter_the_pupper Most dogs and their humans enjoy a long W-A-L-K, but there’s another four-letter word sure to get your pup’s tail wagging: bike! A range of setups are available for every type of dog: from high-energy, athletic pooches to those with physical limitations due to age or injury. (Best biking destination? A dog-friendly brewery […]

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Not Cool: Dog Park Pet Peeves

Probably judging you. Photo: Roberto Lopez via Unsplash The Dog Park: a magical place for many pups and their people. A place to let dogs be dogs. To sniff ‘n stroll, romp ‘n roll, or stretch their legs and open up like the place is a canine Autobahn. To socialize, work on manners, and test obedience. […]

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Good Dog’s Guide to Dog Parks

Photo: Brian Sweet at Minnehaha Off-Leash Park A day trip to a dog park is a great way for you and your pup to get outside to exercise and socialize, and lucky for all of us, the Twin Cities has plenty of pooch-specific places for mutts to mingle. However, there are guidelines (some suggested, some […]

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Good Dog’s Guide to Hiking Etiquette

This is a guest post from The Adventure Dog Blog, where Danielle Lindblom shares her adventures in hiking, camping, and traveling with her Border Collies. Who doesn’t love hitting the trail with their favorite four-legged friend? The open air, reconnecting with nature, and exploring new places is good for the body and the soul. To have […]

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Summer Travel Series: Flying with Fido

TSA lines and the whole full-body scanner thing aside, flying is a great way to get outta town. Whether you’re planning an extended excursion or simply a weekend away, you might wanna bring your pup on the plane. Here’s your checklist of to-dos to ensure you and your dog are ready for takeoff. Determine: carry-on […]

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