Packing for Your Dog’s Hiking Trip (Video)

Are you ready to get out and explore with your dog? After a long (long) winter, we know that many of you are ready to grab your four-legged buddy and hit the trail for some summer adventure, camping getaways, and hikes.

ultimate-hikerToday, thanks to Petco, we have a guest video from Andrew Skurka, named “Adventurer of the Year” by both Outside and National Geographic Adventure. The author of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide: Tools & Tips to Hit the Trail shares his tips to get you and your favorite pooch on the right path towards your summer adventures!

Andrew Skurka is an accomplished adventure athlete, speaker, guide, and writer.  The 32-year-old is best known for his solo long-distance backpacking trips, notably the 4,700-mile, six-month Alaska-Yukon Expedition, the 6,875-mile, seven-month Great Western Loop, and the 7,775-mile, 11-month Sea-to-Sea Route.  In total, he has backpacked, skied, and pack-rafted 30,000+ miles through many of the world’s most prized backcountry and wilderness areas!


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About Paris Permenter

Paris Permenter is the founder and co-publisher of LT Media Group LLC. Along with her husband, John Bigley, she edits,, and has authored over 30 books on pets and travel.