Hiking with Dogs: Becoming a Wilderness-Wise Dog Owner

Hiking with Dogs: Becoming a Wilderness-Wise Dog Owner

by Linda Mullally
     
 

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Hiking with Dogs highlights the benefits of enjoying the great outdoors with your dog. Learn how to choose, train, condition, and care for your canine hiking companion and plan outdoor trail excursions.
 
Inside you’ll find expert guidance on:

selecting a trail dog
training tips and tools
preparing for a day or overnight hike
trail

Overview

Hiking with Dogs highlights the benefits of enjoying the great outdoors with your dog. Learn how to choose, train, condition, and care for your canine hiking companion and plan outdoor trail excursions.
 
Inside you’ll find expert guidance on:

selecting a trail dog
training tips and tools
preparing for a day or overnight hike
trail etiquette 
first aid and preventive care

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"I've hiked and backpacked with dogs all my life and thought I knew it all until I read this book." Pat Tucker, wildlife biologist and co-founder of Wild Sentry
 
"A complete hiking guide for the dog owner, reflecting the author's love and understanding of dogs." Robert Chapin, park manager
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762740116
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Series:
Kestrel Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Linda Mullally is a freelance writer who divides her time at home between Carmel Valley and Mammoth, California. Dogs have always enhanced her life and enjoyment of the outdoors. She uses her writing to educate readers on the care and treatment of man's best friend, as well as to heighten awareness about humans' responsibility to the natural environment.

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