Pets in Camp

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Should Fido or Smokey go camping with us?

Pets in Camp

If you want to take your pet(s) with you when you go camping, here are some things to think about.

If you are basecamping or backpack camping, can you carry your pet long distances? You might want to leave your pet at home when camping requires hiking.

How well can you control your pet? Pets, especially small pets, are considered prey to many wild animals.

If you are camping in a formal campground, do they allow pets? What are the rules regarding barking, leashes and staking your pet?

Will there be adequate shade for your pet? What about inclement weather? Will your pet be left alone at anytime while camping (bad idea)?



1/5/2009 2:57:23 PM
AJ said:

Took a hedgehog camping/hiking once. I'll never do that again!


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