Camping with your pup(s) can be loads of fun for both of you with the proper preparation. Ensure that you bring everything thing that you need for your canine with this list of Camping Gear For Dogs Under $40
Camping Gear For Dogs To Keep Them Hydrated And Fed
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Collapsible Dog Bowl Kit-Dry bag for dog food storage included along with two collapsible bowls. The bag and bowls are machine washable. Safety tip: Just remember to store pet food away from the tent or open air camper in sealed container, as you would for any other food to prevent invasion.
Camping Equipment So Dogs Can Get Some Shut Eye
After a long active day in the great outdoors or for settling in for a mid-day siesta, your pup needs a good place to lay its head.
Travel Bed-Rolls up and stores in a compact nylon stuff sack. Machine washable and incorporates built in loop for easy air drying.
Pet Sleeping Bag-A good bag for drive up/car camping. Nice for cooler nights for the pet who loves to snuggle up in the covers. Includes a padded headrest.
Pet Blanket-Perfect for layering over a travel bed or resting on while the humans lounge in camping chairs.
The Leash Essentials-Camping Gear For Dogs
Maintaining good control over your dog is requirement in many campsites for a myriad of safety reasons. Even in a back country wilderness setting, you do not want your dog wandering off. Never know who or what he or she will encounter.
Best to keep several types of leashes on hand.
Tie Out Cable-Offers 20 feet of wandering room for when you are preparing a meal or grabbing some down time. Will hold dogs up to 100 pounds.
Hands-Free Dog Leash–Frees your hands up to use when hiking along trail or other exercising/exploring.
Dog Backpacks For Carrying Hiking And Camping Essentials
A variety of types of dog backpacks are available. When selecting one be mindful of the size, health, and age of your canine. Also, pay careful attention when packing to ensure even weight disruption in backpack and only fill with 10 to 12 percent of dog’s overall weight (Orvis.com).
Best to be safe and check with your vet for recommendations for your individual pet.
Quick Release Dog Backpack-Ideal for day hikes and other quick trips. Four storage pockets, breathable mesh on harness, and adjustable strap features are included.
Dog Pack Rucksack–A nice, sturdy cotton canvas pack with two zipper side compartments. Made specifically for medium and larger size dogs. This company offers a variety of other bags, as well.
Safety Gear For Dogs
Reflective Scarf-Great for your dog to wear in low visibility and nighttime conditions for easy spotting.
LED Dog Collar–Dog like mine and doesn’t enjoy anything extra, like a scarf, around its neck? Try this LED, rechargeable collar instead. Settings available for steady glow, slow flashing, and fast flashing.
Pet First Aid Kit–Compact, yet contains commonly needed first aid supplies for minor injuries. Paws especially are susceptible to nicks and cuts if hiking or exploring rocky,uneven ground.
Portable Gear For Entertaining Pup
Wishbone Durable Dog Chew Toy–Tough toy designed to stand up to the wear and tear of a chew happy hound.
Ball Launcher–For open spaces with few people around and off leash allowed.
By bringing along the right camping gear for dogs, you will be well on your way to a fun campout for both humans and furry friends.
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