hey may be man's best friend, but for unprepared owners, dogs may not be good hiking companions.
Fido may not like the trek, either.
The American Hiking Society href="http://americanhiking.org/resources/hiking-with-dogs/10-essentials/" target="_blank">has prepared a guide for hiking with dogs. Click on the link to read the full guide.
Here are the 10 essentials the Society recommends for a hike with a dog:
• Collar or Harness
• Identification Tag or Microchip
• Collapsible Bowl
• Plastic Bags or Small Spade
• Canine First Aid Kit
• Reflective Jacket, Collar, Leash, or a Small Light
What are some of the best dog hikes in Utah? I'm not a dog owner, but fellow hiking blogger Erin" target="_blank">href="http://twitter.com/erinalberty">Erin Alberty likes taking her dog to href="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/cms/sites/sltrib/Outdoors/hikes.csp?hike=454" target="_blank">Silver Lake in American Fork Canyon.
— Nate Carlisle
Twitter: href="http://twitter.com/utahhikes" target="_blank">@UtahHikes
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