We stock a few books which are great for learning about backpacking, hiking, and enjoying the backcountry with dogs.
A Guide To Backpacking With Your Dog (Revised Edition)
by Charlene LaBelle
This book offers ideas about selecting and fitting a dog pack, what to pack, basic conditioning, training guidelines, day hikes & overnighters, packing titles for dogs, and finding the perfect places to explore. Various equipment is discussed. This title is a classic. We are very proud that our dogs, Lightning and Nimbus, grace its cover.
108 pages, photographs, 6" x 9", soft cover, 2004
You might enjoy reading the author's comments (scroll down to “An Experienced Hiker's Comments”) about our dog packs.
Hiking With Dogs, Becoming a Wilderness-Wise Dog Owner ( 2nd Edition)
by Linda B. Mullally
The author shares her experiences and insights about hiking and backpacking the eastern Sierra with her two dogs. She includes detailed recommendations on raising a hiking dog, bonding, training, equipment, trail etiquette, and preventing wildlife conflicts, with a special section on dog-friendly public lands.
89 pages, 4" x 7", soft cover
Dog First Aid (Revised Edition)
by Randy Acker, DVM
Emergency care for the hunting, working, and outdoor dog. A pocket field guide covers the injuries and problems that your dog can encounter in the field - presenting symptoms and treatment. This little book is packed with useful information, and is a great item to keep in your dog's pack.
92 pages, 4" x 6", easy-open, lay-flat binding, soft cover