DOG STORIES + TRAVEL TIPS

Chasing Tales

DOG STORIES

Ever wonder why dogs formed into packs? Why they agreed to wear collars? What it's like to roam the hills in search of creatures? Enjoy these fun, light, heartwarming stories and tips for travel with your dog.

How to Train Your Dog to Ride a Motorcycle

How to Train Your Dog to Ride a Motorcycle

If you’ve already built your Cockpit dog carrier, let’s leap into the 12 steps we followed to train our German Shepherd to ride a motorcycle

10 Ways to Help Your Dog Feel Safe While You Celebrate the Land of the Free

10 Ways to Help Your Dog Feel Safe While You Celebrate the Land of the Free

When it comes to fireworks, most dogs would agree with founding father Thomas Paine’s dog that “these are the time that try dog's souls."

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When You're Not Afraid to Dirty Your Paws

When You're Not Afraid to Dirty Your Paws

The Dirty Your Paws design belongs to our Quintessence collection. Quintessence means the absolute ideal version of something and we...

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It's Knots So Simple after All

It's Knots So Simple after All

The road to any great achievement is paved by one small footstep after another. Each in itself is hardly more than a droplet but taken...

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The Dogs Roamed Unleashed and Completely Bare Neck-ed

The Dogs Roamed Unleashed and Completely Bare Neck-ed

“I’ll tell you this, Cooper, my son, third pup among my first mate's second litter. They say that in the days of my great grandmother’s...

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A Win for Everyone Involved

A Win for Everyone Involved

With all the wisdom and certainty of recent college graduates, Jess and I knew for certain that, if you want to do something to make a...

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Some Had the Bad Luck

Some Had the Bad Luck

Some had the bad luck to be born on the street; some had the bad luck to be adopted by undeserving owners; some had the bad luck to be...

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Dogs in the Days of the Grandparents

Dogs in the Days of the Grandparents

Brown-coated Randy is never happier than when roaming the hills in search of smells and small critters. His person, Nicolás, tends to the...

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The Shar-Pei x Retriever with a Jealous Streak

The Shar-Pei x Retriever with a Jealous Streak

Among her litter, Lola was the only pup to emerge with the classic Shar-Pei features: the wrinkles and the small, folded ears. From her...

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Style, Comfort, and Utility - with a Twist

Style, Comfort, and Utility - with a Twist

When it comes to good communication, we all agree that being direct is usually best. But when it comes to solving a problem, hitting it...

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Obvious and Not So Obvious Checklist of Tips for Camping with Your K9

Obvious and Not So Obvious Checklist of Tips for Camping with Your K9

There are few things as rewarding – for you and for your pup – as spending a few days camping in the wild places. New sites, new sounds,...

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We Are Stronger for the Companions on Our Path

We Are Stronger for the Companions on Our Path

The Be My Beastie design is part of our Knots So Simple collection. Each hand-tied knot that comprises the macramé ribbon seems simple...

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That's the Quintessence

That's the Quintessence

Have you ever stopped and noticed something that made you think, ‘Now that’s exactly how it should be’? If so, then you’ve experienced...

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You Look Nice but I'm Not that Easy

You Look Nice but I'm Not that Easy

While Ash is running through the park, at the beach, or heading down the trail with his huge smile and tongue hanging out of his mouth,...

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3 Tips for Helping Your Dog and Holiday Guests to Get Along

3 Tips for Helping Your Dog and Holiday Guests to Get Along

The holiday season is approaching! Thanksgiving, like many other holidays, is a time for plenty of food, friends and family...and stress....

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How Mini Helped Moxie

How Mini Helped Moxie

She sort of looked like Moxie – a smaller, sable version of Moxie. Probably a cross between a husky and German Shepherd mix. She was...

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A Woman, an Adventure Motorcycle, and her German Shepherd Copilot

A Woman, an Adventure Motorcycle, and her German Shepherd Copilot

To be honest, I was really anxious about riding with a passenger on the back. While I had put over 40,000 miles on my motorcycle, the...

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As Far as the Nose Could Sniff

As Far as the Nose Could Sniff

It’s a very fine question, Cooper, my young pup: why it is that we form ourselves into packs. Why it is that we aren’t lone like the...

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Dare to Step Outside

Dare to Step Outside

The Step Outside design belongs to our Quintessence collection. Quintessence means the absolute ideal version of something and we think...

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I Will Remember the Promise

I Will Remember the Promise

Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you find the right dog waiting for you along your path. Or maybe she finds you. Either way it forms a bond...

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Let Your Paws Take You There

Let Your Paws Take You There

It’s how we describe the inspiration that has defined our road. It led us to Africa where we met as aid workers. It led us to pack our...

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Our Ruff Road to Get Here

Our Ruff Road to Get Here

To pursue the path towards becoming our most vibrant selves, To be unafraid to live the life of our daydreams, To embrace those whose...

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In the Shade of the Big Tree

In the Shade of the Big Tree

Joe has been very sad since I left. That makes me sad too, even though it’s hard to be sad where I am now because it’s such a good, happy...

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Our 7 Tips for Ruff Camping with Your Dog

Our 7 Tips for Ruff Camping with Your Dog

Watching as your pup discovers all those new smells and chases all those strange, new critters makes camping as a pack a uniquely...

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