Category Archives: Travel + Outdoors

Hit the Trail: 6 Essential Supplies for Hiking With Dogs

There’s nothing like exploring the great outdogs with your woofer. (Ah, fresh air!) Whether you’re going for a quick afternoon jaunt or tackling your first all-day 14-er, here are six hiking essentials to make it the best experience possible. After reading this, you’ll both be prepared to whirl around in the meadow mid-hike like Julie […]

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10 Gifts for Dogs With a Major Case of Wanderlust

Sun’s out, tongue’s out. Face it—wanderlust isn’t just for hoomans! If hitting the road (or trail) is an itch your four-legged BFF is longing to scratch, this gift guide is for you. One of our fave brands, Kurgo, has everything you need for safe, stylish, and supremely reliable dog-friendly travel. Safety is top dog for […]

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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. Safety should be your first priority, […]

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The Best Dog Menus in the U.S.

Photo: KME Photography If you love spending time out on the town with your furry companion, there’s a good chance you dine at restaurants with dog-friendly patios. Thanks to a growing national trend of dog menus — that is, menus with delicious, dog-centric, dog-safe food for Fido — now you can eat together, too. From […]

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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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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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