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Everything Animals: Hiking with Dogs

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Fall is officially here -- and one of the best ways to get out and enjoy the season is hiking. Will Wiquist from the Green Mountain Club joins us to talk about hiking with your dogs.

The club created a series of videos designed to educate hikers on how to safely include their four-legged friends.

In addition to basic tips, such as what to bring on a day hike and when to leash a dog, the series covers training, what to do if you lose your dog on the trail, protecting your dog's health, and how to take longer backpacking trips with a dog along.

You can see their videos on their YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GreenMountainClub/featured

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