Hiking is not only a great form of exercise for humans, it's great for dogs as well. Rather than sit around on the couch all day, both you and your dog can benefit from a long trek through the beauty of nature. You will likely also bond with your dog as a result. Take our quiz to learn more about how to hike with your dog.
Which of these species is best suited to long winter hikes?
German shepherds are not well suited to which of these?
Before you take an indoor dog on a hike you should do which of these?
Train the dog for long hikes.
Teach your dog to fetch a stick.
Buy your dog a chew toy to carry along.
Before taking your dog to a trail, you should make sure of which of these?
Make sure you've picked a trail that allows dogs.
Make sure you have a dog-hiking license.
make sure you're dog is interested in hiking.
Most trails that allow dogs require that your dog have which of these?
Why should you carry along plastic bags during your hike?
The plastic bags are for cleaning up after your dog.
The plastic bags are for collecting interesting items you notice during your hike.
The plastic bags are for protecting your dog's paws from poison ivy.
How can you tell whether your dog is getting dehydrated?
When dogs are thirsty they bark.
When dogs are thirsty they refuse to walk any further.
When dogs are thirsty they pant.
Why is so easy for dogs to get dehydrated?
Dogs don't sweat.
A dog's regular body temperature is very high.
Dogs rarely drink enough water.
Why shouldn't you let your dog drink from a stream?
Streams are full of bacteria.
Streams are full of industrial toxins.
Streams are full of venomous snakes.
Every so often you should check your dog's paws for which of these?
What should your dog wear when you hike through hunting areas?
bullet proof armor
a bright vest or bandanna
a large sign
What is the best color to use for protective clothing?
Which of these voice commands is essential when hiking with a dog?
What should you do if your dog walks through poison ivy?
Ignore it, because dogs are immune to poison ivy.
Shave off all of your dog's hair.
Bathe your dog with soap to remove to the oils of the plant.
If your dog eats poison ivy leaves, what should you do?
Take the dog to the doctor.
Give your dog a lot of water to drink.
Ignore it; poison ivy is safe to eat.
After a hike you should check your dog for which of these?
What should you use to remove a tick?
In what manner should you remove a tick?
in a twisting manner
from side to side
What should you do with a tick you've removed from your dog?