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* North Carolina hikes located in and around Asheville, Winston-Salem, Piedmont, Uwharrie
* National Forest, and the Mountains-to-Sea Trail
* Info on first aid for dogs and the 10 Canine Essentials
* Paw-friendly terrain
* Trails appropriate for dogs of all ages and fitness levels
Best Hikes for Dogs in North Carolina includes a handy trail-finder chart to help you choose just the right hike for you and your dog. And North Carolina is a paradise for canine hikers and their owners. Trails in this guidebook range from rolling meadows and countless streams, lakes, and waterfalls to the cool, lush forests filled with sights and scents. This guidebook has everything you need to know to plan a safe fun-filled outing with your dog. Also included: information detailing proper trail etiquette for dog owners and their pets, tips on hiking with dogs and their special needs, dealing with wildlife encounters, and more.
About the Author
KAREN CHAVEZ is the assistant sports editor and outdoor recreation reporter at the Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper. She has published various articles on dogs and hiking. In addition, she is the editor of Mountain Travel Guide, a twice-yearly magazine/visitor's guide. Karen is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She lives in the mountains of western North Carolina and has hiked extensively throughout the state with her dog, a black Lab named Shelby.
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