Top 5 Safety Tips for Walking your Dog

  1. Run/Walk facing traffic so that you can prepare your dog for approaching vehicles and take evasive action if necessary. This is especially important if you run with earbuds and music.
  2. Keep your dog on the side of you closet to the ditch and farthest away from oncoming traffic.
  3. Wear bright or reflective colors if you are walking/running on roads or even trails with other traffic such as bikes or ATVs.
  4. Consider the weather and adjust the length and time of day accordingly. Either too hot or too cold can be a problem.
  5. In cold and/or icy conditions consider a product like Musher’s Secret which is applied to paws for protection from ice, salt…