Hiking

dog hiking

Today we went hiking at sleeping giant mountain. For those of you who aren’t from Connecticut, it’s one of the better places to go hiking with your dog. Surprisingly, for having so many hills in Connecticut there aren’t really many places that are dog friendly. You can usually bring your dog to most places, but you have to keep them on a leash. I mean if you’re gonna be bringing your dog for a hike what’s the point if they can’t run off leash. Dogs are meant to run around not be placed on leashes.

Anyways, it was a beautiful day for a hike. The sun was shining and the wind was gently blowing. The leaders were wrestling with every gust of wind. There were several people who were out and about hiking along with us. Everyone that we encountered was friendly. Our dogs got to make a lot of puppy friends. It truly was a great day.

We took the advice of the American kennel club and brought plenty of water with us. We don’t want our dogs get dehydrated. Unfortunately a lot of other dog owners didn’t adhere to this advice. We had to offer a lot of our water up to fellow dog owners. Hopefully will remember to bring more water in the future.

Real some of the cutest couple who had just adopted their dog off of Petfinder. It was a little beagle mix. He was very very cute. It makes me want to get another dog, but I feel that free is enough.

We had a great time hiking and I hope that it’s nice out the rest of the summer and that we can go again. Continue reading