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.
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.
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, [...]
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 [...]
Why Your Dog Needs Boots
You run all year round. You know all it takes is the right gear for the conditions. Or, as author Alfred Wainwright wrote, “There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” Your dog deserves the same consideration. But with so many options, it’s tough to know where to start. The one piece of apparel [...]
5 Commands Your Dog Needs To Know Before They Become Your Running Buddy
Dogs can be almost any kind of friend you want them to be! Whether you need a snuggler, a hunting companion, a playmate for your kids, or a protector, a canine friend can offer all of these. For the dog-lovers who prefer to live the active lifestyle, a dog as a running companion would be [...]
How To: Winter Trail Running
Don’t let inclement weather stop you from training: trail running can be a year-round activity for you and your dog! Winter running requires prep work, but snow and ice shouldn’t mean missing months of workouts. Instead, focus on investing in the right gear for you and your dog and making a plan for safety. Here’s [...]
Top 4 First Aid Tips for Trail Adventures
Have you heard of the “bystander effect”? It’s the phenomenon where, in an emergency, a person is less likely to jump in to help if other people are around. In a crisis, our brains jump to the conclusion that someone else probably can do better or someone else will fix things. Don’t be a bystander; be [...]
What is Trail Running, and how do I get started?
Trail running combines the best of two awesome activities: running and hiking. If you and your dog enjoy either activity, you’ll love trail running. Unless your dog isn’t medically cleared for strenuous activity (always check with your vet before starting a new exercise regime), feel free to hit the trails together! Running trails delivers health [...]
Top 5 Essentials You Need To Start Trail Running
You’ve likely heard the saying: There’s no bad weather, only bad gear. This is especially true when it comes to trail running with your dog.While it’s helpful for you both and your dog to have a basic running foundation, it’s not essential. You can start with slow, short distances and build together. What is essential, [...]
Dog-Friendly Hikes: Montana
Montana is a true paradise for dogs, particularly in the northwest region with millions of acres of forestland where you and your pup can explore the various lakes, waterfalls, rivers, and viewpoints. The options are endless.Much of the trails allow dogs off leash, however, as with anywhere, always practice good trail etiquette and have your leash handy. Also, remember that [...]
Trail Tested: Kurgo K9 Core Sweater
Review by Sydney Ryan of @expeditionegoWith cooler weather just around the corner, it’stime to stock up on warm sweaters for both you and your dog. Lucky for yourpup, Kurgo’s K9 Core Sweater is perfect for autumn hikes, winter romps in thesnow, or spring days on the trails. With the addition of this new sweater,Kurgo is [...]