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Camping Tips & Tricks: Camping with Pets

camping tips and tricks


We know that pets are an important part of your family, and you want them to share in your fun when visiting a state park.

Here is some information to help your pet, and you, have a great trip!

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In Vermont state parks:

Other tips:

  • Make sure all vaccinations are up to date.

  • Find out which areas do and don’t permit pets.

  • Make sure your pet has a name tag with your name and phone number.

  • Keep a photo of your pet on your smart phone in case you need to identify it.

  • Bring small bags to pick up waste. Dispose in the garbage, not in the woods.

  • Bring regular dishes and food and try to keep normal feeding schedule.

  • Keep barking to a minimum.
    Be respectful of others and realize that not everyone likes dogs or they may be frightened by them.

 

     

More Camping Tips & Tricks

Videos
These fun videos walk you through some important camping skills
Weekend Itineraries
Wondering where to go and what to do? These sample itineraries figure it all out for you
Checklists & Instruction Sheets
What to pack, first aid kits, cooking tips, pets, rain and more!
Menus & Recipes
Seven camp-tested menus with recipes and shopping lists for any appetite
Fun Activities
Here we give you some ideas of fun things to do on your next camping trip
iPhone & Android Apps
Download one of our free smart phone apps to find parks for the activities you want to do
Park Events
All summer you can attend free concerts, nature and interpretive programs in the parks, see our schedule.
 
     


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