Is it safe to take my dog camping?

If you’re thinking about taking dog camping and would doubt yourself if it is safe, the answer yes. And it could be fun. He is part of the family, why he shouldn’t come? It is an exercise and the single thing you can for your dog. It can help you connect with nature, and into your dog. It is your priority to keep your dog safe when camping, so here are some suggestions on how to do that:

TRAVELING DOG TIPS
• Stop consistently along your travel course to allow your dog to have a poo break, drink water and have some exercise.
• You need to leave your dog for a moment in a vehicle or RV dependably ensure there are proper ventilation, shade and water for your puppy.
• The dog area in your car should be like his home with a bed, blanket, toys, etc.
• Check your dog from time to time if he is safe or secured.

HEALTH AND SAFETY
• You must be very attentive and knowledgeable about your dog’s health. Check if he’s contracted with the diseases in wildlife, plants and maybe in insects.
• Dogs are higher risk in getting ticks and fleas so you should use repellants or collars.
• Allow your dog to adjust and enjoy the nature.
• Make sure that your dog will have his time to rest.
• Pay attention to your dog and never leave him unattended when he’s outside.
• Remove the leftover dog food after mealtime because unwanted wildlife and insects are most attracted to the smell of foods.
• If it’s not too much trouble, take note of that it is prescribed that dogs shall not be taken into back country terrain. These zones are not suitable for dogs because of the tough landscape, natural life issues and the potential for problems with bears.

COMMON CAMPGROUND DOG RULES AND ETIQUETTE
• Do not leave your dog unattended.
• Keep your dog restricted, as this guides with keeping your pet safe, and from turning into an unwanted guest at neighboring campgrounds.
• Do not let your dog bark so it will not create a disturbance to the neighbors and some wildlife.
• Keep your dog under-control at all times.
• Always pick up after your dog.
• Carry an environmental-friendly dog bag to dispose of your dog’s waste in a proper trash container.

LEASHING TIPS
• Leash your dog away from the campfire.
• For a bigger roaming area, use an expandable chain or a puppy tie-out. Another recommendation is to tie a rope between two trees and secure the leash to the line for a pooch run.
• Keep a watchful eye for your dog to ensure they are protected from their rope getting tangled around tent shafts, stakes, seats, eating area, trees, and so on.
• For times when you need your dog to have more flexibility, bring along a versatile activity pen. Portable pens are intended to overlay down effortlessly and can be bought at nearby equipment or pet stores.