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What I did on my Summer Vacation; My Dogs Version

Today in the woods of the eastern Sierras, Carly the trail dog did all the things. She almost got lost in the Inyo National Forest, she had a fight with her best friend and she forded multiple creeks and streams between Rock Creek Lake and Chickenfoot Lake. After a long day on the trails with …

Rattlesnake aversion training and why it is right for your dog

I was hiking through a quite early morning forest lost in my own thoughts (Okay thinking about what digestive explosion of culinary delights I would create for lunch) The Stellars Jays and orange bellied robins were chirping in the Jeffrey Pines lining both sides of the trail as my pup and I made our way …

How you can Hike Safe During Hunting Season

If it’s a gorgeous fall day in our national forest you can probably find me flying down backwoods trails on my Cannondale mountain bike with my little dog at my side, not a care in the world. Unless it’s hunting season. Hiking, mountain biking or any kind of outdoor fun in our California national forests get …

Keeping Fido Safe From Rattlesnakes

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It kills me to say it but this pup is on lockdown. All because of the asshole of the forest, the majestic Western Timber Rattlesnake. Yes, today we marked the beginning of summer, I mean rattlesnake season, here in our home in the San Bernardino Mountains. We saw not one, but two angry as fuck rattlers …