If a dog is a member of your family, camping and hiking together with your companion are one of the best ways to enjoy your spare time together. Most campsites accept pets, so you don’t have to worry about accommodation. Not to mention that if you choose backcountry camping, you’ll enjoy even more freedom.
However, there are some aspects you need to bear in mind when camping and hiking with your dog. If taking care of yourself is not a problem, you will have your dog along this time. You know it depends entirely on you, its owner and pack leader, so you must keep it safe. Whether you have a dog and would like to go camping together or you’re interested in getting a dog, the following pieces of advice will make time in the outdoors safer for both of you.