Maya at Tahoe. Photo by Dave Kendrick.

Dogtrekker would not be what it is today without the efforts of our famous barketing department. Kayla, our first director of barketing™, was our founding dog, the inspiration for this site. Today Maya carries on the work, sniffing out the best spots in California to take your dog, and awarding her paw of approval to her favorite spots.

Kayla Visits Cable Car Coffee

Heading south on H/W 101 just past the first Mill Valley exit (East Blithedale), on the way to HQ, Kayla lifts her head up from the backseat of the car and looks around. As we exit off the freeway onto Redwood Highway, she stands up and her head goes out the window. By time we turn in to one of the double driveways of the Cable Car Coffee kiosk, her nose is working overtime and som  Read more.

Kayla in the SLO Lane

Kayla just returned from her visit to the newest region to debut on -- San Luis Obispo County. She had a great time sleeping, eating, hiking, splashing and exploring the great central coast area. There will be many stories to come, for now though, a few photos to share:   Kayla at the Pismo Lighthouse Suites  Read more.

Kayla in Redding

Kayla is definitely a road-warrior. Say wanna go for a ride? – her ears are up, tail is wagging, leash is in her mouth, she’s in the car, and it’s full-sniff ahead.  One of her favorite road trips is the Shasta Cascade region of Northern California, which actually covers about 20 percent of California. Dog-friendly trails, lakes and rivers abound, as do dog-friendly accommod  Read more.

Kayla Takes on Blithedale Summit

Photo by Marin County Parks.
One of Kayla's favorite things to do is explore the many, many hikes within the Marin County Open Space District (MCOSD). It is one of the few truly dog-friendly places she is able to run free on the fire protection roads. The MCOSD hike that seems to get both Kayla (a.k.a. kk) and her uprights excited is the Blithedale Summit, accessible from two different trailheads minutes from downtown Mil  Read more.

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