Monthly Archive: October 2006

Skunk Odor Remover

a.k.a. Dog De-skunker a.a.k.a. Dog De-skunker of Science Beau got skunked this year. Again. He has not yet learned the skunks are NOT little black and white kitties to chase. The wild kitties don’t...

Make Your Own Solar Cooker

This is a real simple project that is a lot of fun to make and use. It’s especially good for day camp projects or to keep kids busy for the day. This is the...

Make Your Own Gear

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Make Your Own Dog Collar

Flat Buckle Collar The great thing about these collars is the hardware is recycleable, they’re cheap, easy and virtually disposable. If you totally trash one out in the field or on the trail you...

Make Your Own Dog Booties!

If you are looking to help the NYC/WTC SAR dogs, click here. I put up this for traildogs in general… though if you want to use it for other dogs that’s great too. It’s...

Recommended Reading

Dogs- Winterdance: the Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod Paulsen, Gary– Harcourt Brace 1994 Woodsong Paulsen, Gary– Simon & Schuster 1990 Fan’s Guide to the Iditarod, A Hood, Mary H-Alpine 1996 Guide to Backpacking...

Make Your Own Belt!

Just a couple of ideas I liked using for belts. Style #1- very easy to make and use Materials needed: Your waist measurement + 6″ of 1″ nylon web 1″ D-rings (2) or 1″...

The Author

I’m a 2003 graduate of Eastern Michigan Univeristy, with a B.S. in Recreation and Park Management. I spent my summers during school at a small midwestern parks department. I had a lot of fun...

What is the UberPest?

By popular demand…. When I was first coming online I wanted an email addy that was pretty anonymous. Since then anonymity has gone by the wayside, but the addy stayed. “uber” is a German...