Hiking With Dogs Safety 

Get your dog hike-ready by taking short neighborhood walks, then longer day hikes.

Prep Together  

Bring collapsible bowls, poop bags, first aid kit, towel, extra leash & waste bags.

Pack Gear

Carry plenty of water for you and your pup to prevent dehydration. Offer it often.


Know basic dog first aid. Have benadryl, gauze, tweezers handy.

First Aid Ready

Practice solid recall commands so your dog reliably returns when called.

Train Recall

Check trail difficulty, temperature, wildlife risks to pick safe hikes.  

Assess Hazards

Always pick up and dispose dog waste properly to leave no trace.

Clean Up After

Pool Safety Tips for Dogs