Awards

The Journal has been plugged or featured in these print sources: The Ann Arbor News June 16, 2003. The North Star: The Journal of the North Country Trail Association First Quarter 2003 (Jan-Apr) Fido Friendly Summer/Fall 2002 Bushwhacker Wilderness Journal Summer 2004 Backpacker Magazine Reader Tip, August 2004

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Traildog Friendly Places in the US

Click on a state to get fun dog-friendly trails in that state. So far I just have Indiana and Michigan (based on my experience) but will be adding trails as soon as possible. If you have a trail to add, please email me Trails in Indiana Trails in Michigan

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Trail Food

I recently completed a trip that was not nearly as comfortable as it should have been due to poor menu planning. No, I didn’t go hungry, but I did end up with about five pounds of food I didn’t eat. I planned no-cook meals but ended up eating just candy bars, jerky, chocolate pudding and…

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Thomas T.

Tommy was the first purebred Catahoula I ever owned and the first one I ever met.  He passed away on December 23, 2001 at 9 years young. He was a very good dog despite a rough start in life and his absence from the family is still felt. Tommy wasn’t as snappy at obedience as…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Were you looking for Dog Hiking FAQs? Q: Will you send me a catalogue? A: No. I don’t have a catalogue for anything on my site. It’s all build-your-own stuff. If you want to buy something from this site, the best I have to offer is the eshop at Crazy Bastard Outfitters, which has logo…

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Animal First Aid Kit

This is the full length of the items recommended to keep in your pet-specific first aid kit, as per the American Red Cross. Keep in mind this list is for in your home, so many items may be left behind, reduced, or improvised on the trail. For instance, you can leave your needlenose pliers at…

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Linking to My Site

If you want to link to my site, feel free to do so. If you are into graphical links here are some banners and buttons I put together for just that purpose. Right-click, “Save As” then upload the image(s) to your site. If you are used to text links, that’s just as good. I only…

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