Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe & Comfortable this Winter

A little snow never stopped you from exploring the outdoors, so why should it stop your dog? Winter is an amazing time of year to get outside and find fun, new ways to stay active. Keep your dog by your side with these tips for making this cold-weather season fun and safe for your dog.

How to Size Dog Boots so They Don't Come Off


How to size dog boots

Protect your dog's paws from becoming clumped with snow and ice by purchasing a pair of dog booties. This blog post gives step-by-step instructions on how to find the right size boots for your dog, and how to make sure your pup actually keeps them on. While watching a dog's initial reaction to wearing boots can be quite the sight, getting them used to walking in boots (rather than high stepping) is key. Learn more: How to Size Dog Boots so They Don't Come Off

What You Need to Include in a Homemade Dog First Aid Kit


homemade dog first aid kit

Packing a first-aid kit is essential for all of your nature-infused outings, and the same rule of thumb should apply to your dog. While you can buy first aid kits specifically designed for dogs, it's also simple to modify your own first aid kit to include what's needed to keep your dog safe. Learn more: What You Need to Include in a Homemade Dog First Aid Kit

7 Essential Rules for Snowshoeing with Your Dog


snowshoeing with dogs

Snowshoeing with your dog is the perfect way to keep your furry companion by your side throughout the winter months. It's important to take extra considerations into account when doing any snow sport with your dog, such as keeping them warm with a jacket, protecting their feet with booties and knowing the signs of hypothermia in dogs. This blog post touches on all of these topics and more. Learn more: 7 Essential Rules for Snowshoeing with Your Dog

What to Consider When Picking Out a Dog Bed


dog bed feature

After joining you for some winter fun, your dog needs a warm spot to recuperate. Keep your pup comfy and happy by choosing the right type of dog bed for her needs. This blog post breaks down what to consider when buying a dog bed, including material, size and other features. Learn more: What to Consider When Picking Out a Dog Bed

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Lauren Seidl
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Lauren Seidl
Blogger at Sierra Trading Post
Lauren enjoys hiking, camping, climbing and exploring the outdoors. She's always up for trying something new, especially if it involves getting outside. When Lauren isn't out finding adventures in her home state of Colorado, she can be found writing as Sierra Trading Post's blogger.
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