No matter where you’re headed, though, one thing’s for certain. For overnight trips, you and your dog both need a solid place to sleep at night. It helps you recover from the day’s adventures and regain energy for the next day. So, what do you pack alongside your sleeping bag to help your dog get a good night’s rest while you’re out hiking or camping?
Ambassador Highlight: Bordercolliedraco
Draco the Border Collie loves exploring with his dog mom Kristina in Florida. We caught up with these Kurgo Ambassadors and asked them their favorite tips, tricks, and places they'd like to go.
How (not) to pack for a hike
First, don’t check the weather. Pack for all possibilities. Wear layers, bring a rain jacket for you and for your dog, stow boots for your pup in your pack, and bring extra bug spray.
Ambassador Highlight: Meet Arianna, Ivy, and Sierra
We caught up with Kurgo Ambassadors Arianna, Ivy, and Sierra and asked them their favorite tips, tricks, and places to go.
How To Enjoy Safe and Fun Summer Runs with Your Dog - 8 Tips and Essential Summer Trail Running Dog Gear from Kurgo
Top 8 tips for running with your dog in the summertime.
Ask a Vet: Is Alternative Medicine Safe?
We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are your thoughts on small animal vaccinations? Can you over vaccinate?" Read her response below! Vaccinations are an important topic to address for every pet that I see. The diseases for which we vaccinate can cause severe sickness or death in cats and dogs (rabies is also fatal [...]
How Dogs Know to Comfort us
It often seems that our dogs can sense our moods. Have you ever felt upset, and then looked down to find that your dog has run over to you? Recent research has delved into the nature of this bond. Are dogs responding to our feelings, our body language, or something else? Read on to find [...]
8 Tips for Summer Travel With Your Dog
Summer vacation and opportunities to travel often go hand in hand. Our dogs want to be with us, and we love to bring them along on vacation when we can. To ensure that you both have a wonderful time, some advanced planning can make a significant difference.
Dog-Friendly Hikes: Maine
Whether you prefer ocean vistas, isolated wilderness, or challenging hikes, Maine is a wonderful state to explore on foot. Acadia National Park is well known as one of the most dog-friendly National Parks and welcomes dogs on all 120 miles of hiking trails and 45 miles of carriage roads within the park. Easy hikes are tough to [...]
What will post-pandemic adventuring look like?
Breathe a sigh of relief—and fresh air—it’s time to get back outside. Winter is behind us, and hopefully soon the pandemic will be, too. If you and your pup have, like many, been stuck indoors for the past year, re-entry can feel exciting. But before you sign up for that race or head for the hills, [...]
Ambassador Highlight: Meet Emily and River
Based out of Squamish, British Colombia, Emily and River are an unstoppable adventuring duo. We caught up with them and asked them their favorite tips, tricks, and places they want to go. How did you meet River? "We met River at 4 weeks old, having no idea he’d be ours! He was with his siblings and mom [...]
Spice Up the Same Old, Same Old Run
We humans are creatures of habit. We perform our routines the same, day in and day out. If you’ve fallen into that trap with your daily run, you’re not alone. It’s easy to rely on the same running routine, especially when our schedules get full or the weather doesn’t cooperate. But if you’re starting to [...]