Take your puppy out on their first hike!
Special Interest: Puppies
Take a photo of your puppy’s first hike! It’s a great opportunity to get them socialized, but do respect other dog owners’ space and choose a location with an easy trail and flat terrain.
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Activities: Puppy, Hiking, Walking
Items Needed: Water, Poop Bags, First Aid Kit, Tick Removal Tool, 6 Foot Non-Retractable Leash or Hands-Free Leash, Paw Protection, Reflective Gear On Your Dog, Dog Toys or Chews, Other Appropriate Gear & Food
Safety: Consult your vet to see when it's appropriate to take your puppy out on their first hike.
- The Beginner’s Guide To Hiking With Dogs
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