There are plenty of campgrounds that allow dogs to come with you. Bringing along your families best friend can only enhance your camping trip. If you are planning to take your dog camping with you below you will find some tips to keep in mind.
Your Tent or Their Own
First decide if you want the family dog to sleep with you inside of the tent, or if you want them to camp in their own tent. There are some tent’s that are made just for dogs. If however your dog is not used to being by themselves then keeping them inside of your tent may be the best idea.
Make their space comfortable
Whenever you are outside of the house with your dog, then you will want them to be as comfortable as possible. Be sure to bring along their dog bed, and whatever blankets you use for them. This will help them to be very comfortable in their own space. You may also want to take some nessasary precattions to ensure that they are comfortable and their bedding is not ruined by bad weather. When you pack away the dog bed to transport it to the campsite, make sure that it is covered in plastic and sealed tightly.
No Food in the Tent
Most campgrounds have clear signs posted all over the campground letting you know not to keep food in your tent. This would include any dog treats that you bring along for your dog, as well as their dog food. Make sure that you feed your dog in the same area and at the same time when everyone else eat’s. When you are done feeding your dog, pack the food away in an air tight container.
Bring a Doggy First Aid Kit
Whenever you plan to take your dog camping plan to bring along a first aid kit. You can find first aid kit’s for your pet at just about any pet store, or you can put together one yourself.
One final tip is to get your dog microchipped or get them a special GPS coloar for the camping trip. This way if they get lost it will be easier to find them again later on.