Category Archives: Great Danes

Basic photography class revisited

One of the assignments in my high school photography class was a high contrast photo taken with only natural light, no strobes allowed.  The point of the exercise was to teach basic metering techniques. As the morning sunlight fell on … Continue reading

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4 of the best National Parks to take your dog

Here is my first step into the ebook market.  If you have been following this blog you will know that I have a series of posts dealing with traveling with dogs to National Parks.  I have taken the 4 best … Continue reading

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Badlands National Park, South Dakota

While the Badlands National Park is a beautiful park that you should not miss visiting, it is not overly dog friendly and gets only a 1 paw rating.  There are no trails that dogs are allowed on, they are only … Continue reading

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Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, 3 paws

The Niobrara River valley in western Nebraska suffered a severe drought about 19-20 million years ago.  This drought caused the deaths of hundreds of animals as they gathered around shallow waterholes.  In the early 1900’s the fossil remains of these … Continue reading

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Dogs & National Parks sample PDF

As you may know if you have been following this blog, I’ve been posting about how pet friendly different National Park lands are so that this kind of information will be easily available for people who enjoy traveling with their … Continue reading

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Devils Postpile National Monument, California

This is a tail wagging, 4 paws park located near Mammoth Lakes in southern California. Devils Postpile has been the most dog friendly and dog attended park we have been to.  Dogs are welcome on all the trails and even … Continue reading

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Escalante is a rather large national monument in southern Utah between Bryce Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Capitol Reef National Park.  Most of the access is on dirt roads of various conditions and with varying regulations … Continue reading

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Varel’s Birthday

It is hard to tell from the blog but the girls have been busy traveling, ballooning, hiking and visiting lots of National Parks and Monuments.  I’ll be doing write ups about those for the Dogs and National Park posts.  We … Continue reading

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July Wallpaper

Varel at Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

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Red Canyon hike with the girls

Just outside of Bryce Canyon National Park is a Utah state park called Red Canyon. The hoodoos aren’t as dramatic as in Bryce but has a similar landscape and the advantage of being dog friendly, as are most, if not … Continue reading

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