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3 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe While Camping

In one of our most recent blogs, we went over a few general tips for camping with your dog. We wanted to expound on that a little bit and discuss how to keep your dog safe while you are exploring the great outdoors.

  Camping With Your Dog Tips and Enjoy Time With Your Pet Dog While camping can be a great adventure for you and your pup, there are plenty of opportunities for things to go wrong if you are not careful.

Safe Place to Sleep

It may seem alright to leave your pup out at night, as long as he is on a leash, however, we do not recommend it. Many different animals, such as raccoons and mountain lions, venture out at night. Leaving your pup out at night can put them at risk of being attacked or injured by an animal. Let your dog sleep in the tent with you or in the car. Your seat covers for dogs will keep any dirt or fur off of your seats.

Don't Leave Your Dog Unattended

Camping With Your Dog Tips and Enjoy Time With Your Pet DogThis may seem obvious, however, it is easy to do. Many dog owners like to let their dogs roam around explore, but this can be dangerous for your pup. You never know what is lurking around in the wilderness. You pup can stumble upon a wild animal, a snake, or even eat a poisonous plant. Always keep your pup in sight. It is even better to keep them on a leash or confined to your camp site.

Keep Them Hydrated

While you are out hiking and camping, it is important to keep you pup hydrated, especially during those hot summer days. Your dog is going to be excited about being able to explore a new area and play outside. They can easily overwork and tire themselves if they are too involved with what they are doing. Be sure to take water breaks on your hikes and bring enough clean water for your entire trip. Camping With Your Dog Tips and Dog Seat Covers: Cargo, Dog Bed Liner, Bed Cover: 30% Off Premium Seat Covers

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