Category: Dogs

Make Your Own Dog Pack!

This is not a four-month-long-AT-thru-hike dog pack. It’s a 300 cubic inch 1-2 day pack. It’s a great pack for puppies to learn in, or just to have around for short jaunts when you...

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...

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...

The Dogs

The heart, soul, and stuffing of this site. Beau is my buddy. He’s the one that gets me into trouble. He’s my heart dog. (he’s also my sisu dog, for the Finns out there)....