HIKING WITH YOUR DOGS. SAFETY TIPS

HIKING TIPS FOR TREKKING WITH YOUR DOGS

WHAT TO BRING:

FIRST AID KIT

SUNBLOCK

BOTTLED WATER

FOOD AND ENERGY BARS.Sporting dog health has plenty of great choices for energy bars for dogs.

K9 Restart energy bars for dogs

Xtreme Fuel Booster bars for dogs

EXTRA LEASH WITH SRONG HARNESS

SMALL TOWEL

After hiking or long walks, check footpads in thistles or soreness.

Bring footpad balm.

Daily check for ticks, especially behind ears and under tail.

Do not hike near cliffs or steep areas. Dogs can slip under railings.

Keep away from poison ivy.

Do not let your dog drink or swim in warm, stagnant water.(canine meningitis)

Make sure your dog gets plenty of shade and keep him hydrated at all times.

Blue-green algae in warm water is toxic. Do not let your dogs drink near this either in the ocean or in rivers. Keep your dogs away from the algae

Claudia Bensimoun

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