The Dogs of Outside
We love our dogs as much as we love the outdoors. Every story in this collection features a dog (or dogs) in the greater Outside, Inc. family.
The messed up rugs, destroyed childhood mementos, and complicated travel plans? Completely worth it.
Last year, Annette McGivney lost her beloved yellow Lab, Sunny, and was overwhelmed by sadness. Since then she’s built a new life with a challenging rescue dog, and she’s learned a lot about the healing power of human and animal bonds.
One man’s journey to become the person his dog thinks he is
For 38 months, Rowlf brought love, slow meandering walks, and dog ice cream cones into writer Brendan Leonard's life. And now Rowlf is gone.
My dogs love every run, with no goals, measurements or expectations. I need that right now.
Editor Adam Roy explains why his ultralight four-legged friend is the ideal backpacking companion
Want a dog for the trail, mountain, water, or city? Forget going to a breeder. The best companion for you is also the cheapest and most ethical.
It’s tough to beat the ranch dog’s daily grind: They run around all day, swim in water troughs, and, of course, keep the crazy cows in line. Anyone who's lived with one cannot live without.
Gear & Lifestyle Advice
Expert advice on keeping your pup calm, safe, and happy in the car
One man’s quixotic journey into vehicle safety for dogs
Rattlesnakes bite 150,000 pets each year in the U.S. These innovative rattlesnake training courses could save you and your canine companion.
Replacing your lawn with synthetic grass reduces maintenance, eliminates mud, and can make cleaning up after your dogs a breeze
One team of sled dogs. Twenty tested toys. Three standouts.
Teach these to your dog, and both of you will be safer and happier outdoors
If the owners are responsible, the presence of off-leash dogs can actually make the outdoors a better place
A new study found that humans are terrible at reading canine body language. But with the help of a few experts, you can learn.