Dog Gear, Gear, Hikes

Dog Hiking Checklist: What to Bring on a Hike

January 18, 2021

These items should be on your hiking checklist! Optional gear is in GREEN, Seasonal gear is in BLUE. This is assuming something like an 8 hour alpine hike in the backcountry with no reception and a dog. 10 essentials for any hike1. Navigation2. Headlamp3. Sun protection4. First Aid5. Knife6. Fire7.…

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Gear

Best PNW Human Gear for Hiking with Dogs

December 21, 2020

I’ve been hiking for a couple decades, try a ton of different gear, in all weathers and am REALLY TOUGH with my gear. With dogs, little balance, bad knees, and a good amount of tolerance to rain and snow, I can safely say this is gear I use and trust…

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Diet, Puppyhood

Puppy Dog Chews- an extensive list

December 7, 2020

Over the first 7 months, Vizsla puppies can be very mouthy. They first go through a sharky stage at 3months and then start teething soon after so it’s really good to have multiple options for them to chew on outside of your skin, clothing, furniture, or other valuables. Here’s various…

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Health and Wellness

Finding a Breeder

August 12, 2020

So you’re sure you want a Vizsla? But how do you find a breeder, a great breeder that will support and help you throughout your pup’s lifetime? What IS a good breeder and what should you look for? These are all subjective of course, but here’s what I find important…

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Sickness

Update on Environmental Allergies

December 3, 2019

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated on Whiskey’s allergies. I suppose it’s because we’ve “solved” them or at least found a solution that works well. To quickly summarize, we had noticed that Whiskey would get bumps on her exposed skin (normally ears/head) sometimes when she was outside. These bumps would…

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Adventures, Dog Gear, Gear

Paddling with Dogs 101

June 6, 2019

We have always loved different ways of exploring the great outdoors and paddling has always been a wonderful option and complement to all the hiking and camping we do. Over her life, Whiskey has been on paddleboards, canoes of all types, kayaks, and rafts, as well as motorized boats and…

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Photo Gear

My Camera and Lenses

May 10, 2019

This is my most asked question online. If you only want the answer, it’s currently a Canon 5D mark 4 but if you really want to know how to take great photos, the answer is much more complex and buying the same camera may not be your answer. My current…

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