Author: UberPest

Dog Hiking FAQs

What’s the best breed for hiking and packing? As with any activity, there is no best breed. Some breeds tend to be poorly suited for hiking and carrying a load- long backed breeds such...

Gear For Your Traildog

Lucy Tested and Approved. Now entering the SECOND Generation of testing with Beau. All prices are in US dollars but are subject to change without anyone bothering to tell me Detailed Reviews for much...

Working Dog Programs

For dogs of various breeds to prove they can do the work they were bred to do. International Weight Pull Association Weight pulling competitions and titles open to any breed Siberian Husky Club of...

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

A small request: The patterns are free, but if you’d like to see more, please support this site by visiting the Online Store or click the “Make a Donation” button at the top right...

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...