We love the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler!

Just wanted to take a quick minute to give a little review and to say that we love the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler, as we know many of you are looking for Cooling Coats and Cooling Vests.  We will write a full review after testing a couple more things…like playing fetch in it! I was skeptical…

Bully Bundles Bully Sticks review

When Ryan from Bully Bundles contacted us to ask if we’d review their product, I was hesitant as Chico doesn’t seem to like bully sticks, pig ears, rawhide both real and fake, most bones, the Benebone, and he has had the same deer antler for over a year.   I have tried so many things, because…

Updated Gear List

I love reading other people’s hiking gear lists!  So I thought I’d give it a shot!  This is my main gear for day hiking with mini reviews, pictured are most of my my favorite clothing items that have a great synergy when layering. The North Face is prob my favorite because their sizing is consistent, and…

Our Budget Camping Gear Review

Hello all!  This is our review of the budget camping gear that we used on our Epic Road Trip in September…I know, so late! This is for car camping so we had a ton of leeway in what we chose.  So what follows is the review of our Coleman Tent, Coleman Sleeping bag, and Coleman…

What do we use to protect Chico’s feet?

One of the questions that we get asked most is what do we use to protect Chico’s feet while hiking? Sidewalks and pavement, as we found out can be more brutal than trails, and what about snow? And hot pavement? You want your dog’s pads to be supple enough to have some give so that…

Chico thinks the tent is a doggy play palace!

Our Coleman Sundome 2 person tent got here a couple days ago. I wanted to practice setting it up, and sleeping in it since I have to set it up in the dark the first night of our road trip, and Chico, my dog,  has never been in a tent before.  I actually watched a couple…