I’ve said this before: All dogs are reactive – to something. This is the nature of a dog. Most dog breeds were bred to alert humans to strange things in the environment. It can often make it difficult to do anything with a dog who is reactive, especially when it seems your enjoyment of the activity… Read More Reducing A Dog’s Reactivity While Van Camping
By now some of you may know that we have another new puppy. She is a six month old Australian Shepherd we call JoJo. We decided she would be right for our family when we noticed that she was available from the same breeder who bred our McCoy and Finn. The reason we went with… Read More Our New Dog – Again!
If your dog has never been tent camping before there are a few things that you could work on with him to make things go a bit more smoothly. Get your dog used to the tent while at home When we took our six dogs tent camping one summer, one of them, I think it… Read More Five More Tips For Camping With Dogs In Tents
Having a reactive dog can really affect your vacation or camping trip. In order to make your time away with your reactive dog more enjoyable, and so that you don’t have to always go away without him, try doing some specific training in advance of your trip. Training for reactivity issues goes hand in paw with other… Read More Starting To Train For Reactive Dog Camping
Camping with your dog can be a joy or a pain, depending on the dog, the location and/or your tolerance level. There are some things that definitely make it easier and some that complicate it. One of these is the use of tie-outs in a campsite. I have used tie-outs for my dogs while camping… Read More Using A Tie-Out For Camping With Your Dog