Adventure Dog Blog

Adventure Dog | Chase

By | Your Adventure Dogs | No Comments

Chase loves to mountain bike with his Mum any chance he gets. We think he looks nice and tired in this photo after hitting the trails in Victoria, Australia! You can follow Chase’s adventures on Instagram here. If you want your dog to be featured in our Adventure Dog Series, just follow these two steps! 1. Follow us on Instagram @_dogadventures_ 2. Just hashtag #myadventuredog on your photos!

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Urban Adventures

By | Hiking | 15 Comments

City dwellers, you don’t always have to go far to find a pocket of bushland for you to explore with your dog! There are often heaps of dog friendly parks located nearer to urban areas making it easy to have a mini adventure with your dog on the weekends. We found ourselves with a chock-a-block weekend this just gone, and I was itching for a bit of adventure with Kate…

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Adventure Dog | Lucy

By | Your Adventure Dogs | No Comments

Meet adventure dog Lucy all the way from North Carolina in the States! Here she is hanging out at the bottom of Stone Mountain Falls, NC, USA for a well deserved dip after their hike. “She is half Anatolian shepherd, one quarter German shepherd, and one quarter boxer (that’s what the DNA test said anyway). One day while hiking a young couple passed by and asked what kind of dog…

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Ivory Coat Australian Natural Health Dog Food

By | Food | 6 Comments

One of the things I love about Dog Adventures is how it has allowed me to immerse myself in what I love the most – all things dog related! There have been a few perks that come along with sharing our adventures with the world, one of which is the added bonus of getting to try out brand new dog products that arrive on the market (which you can read…

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Some exciting news…

By | From The Editor | 10 Comments

It’s been a busy year for us at Dog Adventures. We’ve been up and down the east coast of Australia, we’ve tried dog sports that I never knew existed and we’ve explored some fantastic hikes and hidden dog friendly spots in the bush. But we have one more adventure to come…in a few months time we have a little adventurer joining our pack! We are all very excited, and can’t…

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How to Fit a Dog Backpack

By | Hiking | 6 Comments

Whilst out on the trails, Kate carries her own water and food in her backpack. There are heaps of added benefits to having your dog carry some of the supplies for adventures, not least being able to share the load! Kate is a 17kg kelpie, and as with all dogs if they are to wear a pack the weight should not exceed 20% of their total body weight. This means…

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Snow Adventures and Sled Dog Races

By | Aussie Paw Stories, Dog Events, Hiking | 6 Comments

Although it seems Winter has officially moved on, Kate and I am not quite ready to let go here at Dog Adventures, before we get to tell you about our stay up at Dinner Plain in Victoria’s High Country this year! One weekend a year, Dinner Plain plays host to sled dog racing and teams travel from all over Australia to come and compete. This year Kate, Simon and I…

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Casterton Australian Kelpie Muster 2014

By | Aussie Paw Stories, Dog Events | 3 Comments

Over the Queen’s Birthday Holiday this year, Simon, Kate and I along with thousands of other kelpie lovers made the trek out to Casterton, Victoria for the annual Australian Working Dog Kelpie Muster. The festival is held over two days and includes working dog demonstrations, kelpie events, a parade and culminates with the working dog auction on the Sunday. Back in 1871, a stockman called Jack Gleeson traded a horse…

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Oli’s ‘4 Paws 2 Feet’ 21 Day Stretch Together Challenge

By | Both Ends of the Lead | 5 Comments

For the past few weeks Kate and I have been participating in Both Ends of the Lead’s new health initiative ‘Oli’s ‘4 Paws 2 Feet’ 21 Day Stretch Together Challenge’. The challenge has been broken up into three weeks worth of stretches each covering different muscle groups in both people and dogs. The aim is to increase flexibility, circulation, range of motion, reduce stress, ease lower back pain in both…

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