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Dog Gifts For Adventurous Pets, Dog Dads & Moms

Fun and useful dog gifts for your adventurous pet. If they love hiking, camping, water or are just wild at heart, there's something for them here.

Adventure Dog Training Tips, Advice, Gear Guides, and MORE!

If you have a dog who is most at home getting dirty playing and adventuring on the trails and in the backcountry, then you definitely have yourself an adventure dog. Kepler the Border Collie, Trail & Kale’s resident trail dog knows all about being an adventure dog in-training and is our expert on all things adventure dog-related, from adventure dog gear such as leashes and harnesses for running, dog beds, life jackets, and waterproof reflective dog coats to Dog GPS trackers and even dog nutrition to help keep your pup fit and strong.

Fi Dog Collar Review: A GPS Dog Collar For Active Dogs

Series 2 Fi Dog Collar review covering battery, sleep tracking, using GPS to track your dog and more, based on two years of usage traveling, hiking & at home.

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On Cloud Review: On’s Most Popular Lightweight Running Shoes [Cloud 5]

2022 UPDATE: In this On Cloud review [Cloud 5], you'll learn how they perform for running & as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they really the best On's? Find out why I believe the are!

Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds Buying Guide

Welcome to the ULTIMATE On Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On running shoes available | YES, I've reviewed them all!

The Best Trail Running Poles For Ultrarunning & Fastpacking

These are the best trail running poles for trail running, ultramarathons, fastpacking and ultra-light backpacking adventures.

The Best Trail Running Shoes

A list of the best trail running shoes, and expert guidance to ensure you choose comfortable, high-performing shoes for your trail running adventures.

Because Animals Review: Omega and Probiotic Powder for Dogs

Our Because Animals review includes noochies cat and dog treats, dog probiotic powder supplement, and their cultured meat pet food innovations.

The Best Dog Boots For Hiking, Snow & Hot Pavements

Plus how to choose the best dog boots for hot pavements, slippery hardwood, snow and ice, including for running, hiking and biking with your dog.

Fi Dog Collar Review: A GPS Dog Collar For Active Dogs

Series 2 Fi Dog Collar review covering battery, sleep tracking, using GPS to track your dog and more, based on two years of usage traveling, hiking & at home.

Kurgo Jacket Review: The Loft Puffy Insulated Dog Coat

This Kurgo jacket review covers the Kurgo Loft Jacket, a puffy, insulated dog jacket for active dogs of all sizes and breeds.

Kurgo Review: The K9 Core Sweater For Dogs

This Kurgo review includes key features of the K9 Core Sweater, sizing advice, how to put it on, layering with a dog jacket, cost and where to buy.

The Best Dog Jackets For Winter: Fleeces & Coats For Cold/Wet Weather

The best dog jackets, raincoats, sweaters and fleeces for wet and cold winter weather, including coats, base layers and puffy jackets for adventurous dogs.

Toby and Ace Buddy Dog Bed Review

This Buddy dog bed review includes the key features of this orthopedic foam bed, how to wash it, what size to get, pros and cons, photos, & where to buy.

Best Dog Backpacks For Hiking With Your Dog

Plus how to choose the best one for your dog to wear hiking, including dog backpacks to wear running, and saddlebags for large dogs to carry all their stuff in.

CBD For Dogs: Everything You Wanted To Know, From A Dog CBD Expert

Kat Donatello, founder of pet CBD company Austin & Kat, explains CBD for dogs including the benefits, dosage & choosing the best CBD oil blend for your dog.

The Best Harnesses and Leashes For Running With Your Dog

Top recommendations for the best dog leash for running, plus dog running harness options for running with your dog hands free (plus bungee dog leashes).

6 Best Dog Frisbees: For Flying Disc Loving Dogs [Border Collie Approved]

The best dog frisbees I've had the pleasure of chasing, tugging and fetching. Because when I'm not on the trails, I'm chasing a frisbee!

How To Calm Your Dog Down After Exercise

Try these 6 brilliant ways to calm your dog down after exercise! Featuring the best ways we help our Border Collie relax and find his off-switch.

How To Use The Fi GPS Dog Collar With Other Collar Brands in 5 Steps

How to use the Fi GPS Dog Collar with other collar brands, so your dog can wear different styles and colors with his Fi GPS unit, such as Kepler's Ruffwear collar.

Kurgo Townie Harness Review: A Customizable Harness for Adventure Dogs

Designed for adventure & working dogs, trail tested by us. This Kurgo Townie Harness review explains the unique features of this modular do-it-all dog harness.

Kurgo Cooling Vest Review

How do you keep your dog cool in the summer heat? Whether at home, running, or hiking on trails, this Kurgo cooling vest review tells you what you need to know.

Trail Running With Your Dog: Tips, Safety, Handling the Heat & Dog Running Gear

Real-world advice for trail running with your dog: in this post we share everything we wish we knew when we were new to running with our own adventure dog.

Ruffwear Cooling Vest Review: The Swamp Cooler is Designed for Hot Summer Weather

This Ruffwear cooling vest review covers the 'Swamp Cooler', a dog cooling vest to help keep your dog cool and more comfortable when active in hot weather.

Accelerating Our Puppy’s Training Using High-Value Dog Food

Our dog wasn't exactly falling over himself to earn his treat rewards until we found this high-value fresh dog food that we can use for training as well as his regular meals.

YETI Boomer Dog Bowl Review: Is It Worth The Money?

What makes the YETI Boomer Dog Bowl so special? In this YETI dog bowl review I explain and, share the pros and cons, and whether it's worth the money.

Gunner Kennels review: What we thought of the safest dog travel crate

Our Gunner Kennels review explains what makes this the safest dog travel crate plus key features, photos, videos and where to buy.

Ruffwear Front Range Harness Review: Sizing, Comfort and Durability

The Ruffwear Front Range Harness is designed for adventure dogs, but can be used for everyday activities such as my morning poop and fetch outings.

Pre-Adventure Puppy Gear Guide: The Young Pup Essentials!

Based on HOURS of research and consulting experts, here is what to buy for an adventure puppy to make sure you have the right, quality essentials.