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Dog-Friendly Hikes: North Carolina

Dog-Friendly Hikes: North Carolina

Home of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Carolinas certainlydo not lack incredible views! With easy access to thousands of trail miles offof the Blue Ridge Parkway (a 469 mile scenic drive), North Carolina is a meccafor hiking with your dog all year round.Above: Hawksbill Mountain, Linville GorgeBest Winter Hike:Roan Mountain: Carver’s Gap- Appalachian Trail- If [...]

 6 Dogs Share Their Favorite Hiking Gear

6 Dogs Share Their Favorite Hiking Gear

Doyou and your pup have plans to hit the trail together? Getting outside withyour dog can be one of the most rewarding things you can do together. Hiking isa great way to get some exercise together and enjoy some fresh air with yourpup by your side. Chances are that you will enjoy amazing seasonal views [...]

​5 Things To Know Before Hiking With Your Dog

5 Things To Know Before Hiking With Your Dog

The best part about hiking is enjoying the great outdoors with the people and pets closest to you. However, when it comes to hiking with your dog, there are a few extra steps that you need to follow before hitting the trails to make sure both you and your pet have a safe and happy [...]

18 Dog-Friendly New England Fall Destinations

18 Dog-Friendly New England Fall Destinations

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in 2017 and has been updated.Fall brings an array of colors to tree lines throughout New England. There is no shortage of picnic areas, hiking trails, and national parks in the area. However, not all of these places allow dogs. We’re here to help you find the best [...]

5 Benefits of a Dog Backpack

5 Benefits of a Dog Backpack

Does your pup have a dog backpack? If not, you and your dog may both be missing out on one of the most useful dog items in existence.

How to Choose the Right Hike for your Dog

How to Choose the Right Hike for your Dog

With the temperatures getting cooler, more people, and dogs, are getting out and hiking. If your dog is a newbie hiker, or hasn't hiked in awhile, you may find yourself questioning which hike you should choose for them. Here are a few of the things that we consider when planning a hike with our dog.Know [...]

​6 Tips for Camping with your Dog

6 Tips for Camping with your Dog

The only thing better than heading out into the wild to soak up somenature is having someone to share that joy with. For many of us, our dogs arewonderful companions that love breathing in the fresh air and beautiful viewsthat camping has to offer. There are a few things to keep in mind when planninga [...]

The Dog Race Database: Fitness and Fun Together

The Dog Race Database: Fitness and Fun Together

Are you interested in running arace with your dog but aren’t sure where to find one? Bethany Merillat isa health researcher who spent over six months identifying races that welcomedogs and the result was a searchable database to help people find events near them. You can search by state or zip code to locate races. Merillatcontinues to [...]

Agility: Building Your Foundation

Agility: Building Your Foundation

Editor’s note: At Kurgo, we're all about helping you get out and enjoy the world together with your dog. Agility is something anyone can learn and can be a great way to bond with your four-legged friend! This is our third and final post on this topic. Check out our posts on 4 Reasons Agility is [...]

​5 Ways to Prepare to Fly Fish with Your Dog

5 Ways to Prepare to Fly Fish with Your Dog

Fly fishing is a wonderful way to get outside and enjoy a day on the river withyour pup. You get the combination of nature, some relaxation, and the chancefor your pup to play in the water! It isn’t always an easy trip to plan, so wewanted to give you a few helpful tips that will [...]

Keeping Your Dog Hydrated in the Heat

Keeping Your Dog Hydrated in the Heat

Summer is in full swing and with that comesthe heat. It’s always important for your pup to stay hydrated but summer heatadds its own challenges. So what can youdo to make sure they stay hydrated?Alwayshave clean water availableIt seems like a bit of a no brainer, butfor most dogs having clean water available will [...]

What To Look For In An Agility Class

What To Look For In An Agility Class

Now that you’ve been introduced to the idea of dog agility,you may be curious as to how you can get started. As with most new things youwant to start learning, the first thing to do is sign up for a class. However,there are a few things you want to look for when picking out an [...]

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