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Are Two Pups are Better Than One?

“I think Chancey is lonely." This was the second time this week my neighbor had told my parents this. I looked over at Chancey, our nine-year-old German Shepherd. She lay curled up like a ball on the front porch. Her ears pricked up when I said her name. I wanted to correct my neighbor—tell her that she was wrong and that Chancey was the happiest dog in the world. But as much as I hated to admit it, my neighbor was right; Chancey was lonely.

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Our Favorite Campfire Recipes

What's the best thing about camping? The food, obviously! Okay, maybe also the sunrises, wide open spaces, and lack of cell phone reception. We've put together a list of some of our friends' favorite camping recipes and trail snacks. Mostly for the humans, but we all know that the dogs get lucky out there too. @sadiemtnpup's Roasted Red Potatoes With Rosemary and Onion + Cast Iron Ribeye Steak Red potatoes, quartered Sweet onion, chopped Olive oil Butter Garlic powder Fresh rosemary leaves and thyme sprigs Salt Boneless ribeye steak Pre-camp, prep at home: Marinate Steak - Let the ribeye steak sit out at room temperature for about 30 minutes. Pat it dry with a paper towel and then season it...

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Puppy's First Camping Trip

With summer rapidly approaching, if you're anything like us, you're probably already planning this year's epic camping trips. Dogs, of course, get to come along for the best weekend of their lives. This might even be your first summer camping with your new quarantine pup! Alex (@adventuresibes) shares her first overnight adventure with nine month old Mika... ___ I'm in my tent, barely awake, my body refusing to let my mind open to the world, enjoying the birds' songs as they awake in the morning. My older dog Kyra comes to lay next to me as she does every camp morning to get in those extra snuggles before the rest of the world starts their day. It is my little...

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Guided by Intuition on Jewell Island

A Trip Report: Lola the pup and her family of two big humans and two little humans brave the Atlantic Ocean for a weekend camping trip by boat. Lola has always been an adventurer at heart. Born in New Zealand, her first boat trip nearly ten years ago had her grinning ear to flapping ear down a remote stretch of New Zealand’s Fiordland coastline. Now that we're back in the States, when we had the chance to take a boat trip in our backyard off the coast of Maine, we couldn’t get out there fast enough.  Maine is home to 4,600 coastal islands, and through the stand up work by the Maine Island Trail Association and other conservation groups, there...

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