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THE DOG KID

Travel Tips and Treats

Welcome to The Dog Kid, a blog created to share experiences with my dog kid, Zax.  Look around, enjoy and ask questions

 

Life’s a beach 🏖

Fun day at the coast. Started with 3mi at cannon beach walking the beach, then headed up neahakanie mountain and ended right before...

Frog to Twin Lakes

1/3/21 7mi loop which consisted of a variety of marked trail, real backcountry and groomed. Was the perfect difficulty for Zax where I...

Tamawanas Falls

Did a short and sweet 4mi microspike, playing along the way on logs and streams

Sunrise 🌅

12/23/2020 We went up Silver Star mountain to summit at sunrise, zaxs first hike starting in the dark. He did great. It was beautiful!...

Deception pass

12/13/20 Because of cliffs and laws, Zax had to be on leash for the majority of the hike but let him off at beaches to play a little. He...

Mt Baker 👏🏻

12/12/20 We drove up last night and got a room and prayed for sun and we got it! Today was one of the prettiest days. We snowshoed to...

Life as a cone head

Zaxs neuter was 12/1 and so this week we have been trying to keep calm- easier said than done. The vet gave meds to calm him down but...

Thanksgiving weekend in NOLA

First flight as an emotional support animal and went smoothly. We first did a red eye and so Zax slept. He was a little crazy on the...

Gorge-ous morning hike!

11/22/20 We decided to stay a little closer to home and out of the snow after yesterdays hike so we went up Hamilton mountain. This was...

Snow much fun!

11/21/20 Hiked up Tom, Dick and Harry mountain trail today, covered 9.5mi. Lots of snow! Got to play with some other dogs. Zax wore his...

Parkdale > Mosier

11/15/20 We had a slow start to the day so did 2 short hikes. Also we had plans of a different hike in Parkdale but couldn’t get to the...

First real snow! White river

11/14/20 Got a few inches of snow at mt hood so had to get out there! He loooveddd it! He even made friends with some other kids, dogs,...

Stuck inside? What to do?!

Ideas I've found of things to do when you have a very active dog and it's late during daylight savings or experiencing bad weather or...

Gorge in the fall

11/07/20 We hiked out and jogged back for a total of 8 miles. We saw 2 waterfalls and the fall colors were vibrant. Fall seems to have...

FAQ

Can I get a vizsla if I work full-time? It is important ro recognize Vizslas require a ton of activity and attention and a good breeder...

Washington coast

10/25/20 We did a little day trip up the peninsula from Long Beach, WA to Leadbetter Point state park. We did a few hikes. We then went...

Olympic peninsula

10/24/20 We did 3 short hikes and then went wine tasting in Hoodsport. I think the pictures tell the story best with this one. Ask away...

 

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