Dog Packing in National Parks
How a Pack Dog Became a Service Dog
This book presents useful information on backpacking and hiking with a dog fitted with a backpack. It also tells how the Americans with Disabilities Act allows people who qualify to hike with their pack dog on trails in national parks where dogs would not otherwise be allowed.
Cox presents her intriguing story of choosing and training such a dog, and some of the adventures they had in western national parks. It serves as both a good dog story and a useful guide to dog packing.
Key subjects include teaching a dog good trail manners, preparing for backcountry travel with a dog, and traveling in national parks with a dog.
The author has led hikes and done backpacking and ski touring with dogs for many years.
"Enjoyable and reader friendly...for those who delight in hiking throughnature with their canine companions".
—Midwest Book Review
110 pages, 51/2"x 8-3/8", full-color cover, 7 photographs, appendices,bibliography, index. Published by Cross Country Publications.ISBN 0-9725393-0-1 trade paper
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