Welcome to Paw Press, DogTrekker.com’s update on what’s happening in the dog world. We cover doggie events that  we attend; provide updates on where we’ve been; inform you of new, dog-passionate lodging packages; and keep current with dog advocates’ on-going battles to maintain and grow access to dog-friendly areas.

Spring into Yosemite

Spring is on the way and Yosemite and Mariposa County are ready for you. Spring is the perfect time to visit with your pups as temperatures are on the rise, the snowpack melts, wa  Read more.

Combat your dog’s boredom blues

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez.
We've experienced a pandemic, wildfire smoke affecting air quality, and hot days that make long dog walk impossible. As a result, many dog owners are faced with finding ways to kee  Read more.

The Street Vet

Kwane Stewart, The Street Vet.
It's been said that not all heroes wear capes. This is definitely the case for Kwane Stewart, who does his do-gooding in scrubs (armed with a medical bag an  Read more.

Saving senior dogs week!

Photo by Alicia Gauthier.
Senior dogs are the ones least likely to be rescued or adopted, and are most at risk of being euthanized in shelters.  Read more.

East Bay SPCA dog training classes

Photo by Destiny Wiens.
The East Bay SPCA has completely revamped their training classes to accommodate the modern needs of the urban or suburban dog while using the most effective, cutting-edge, scienti  Read more.

Vet Buzz: Fireworks anxiety

Your dog's sense of hearing is one of his best strengths, but when it comes to those glorious loud kabooms on the fourth of July, his hearing is his greatest foe. To him, those exp  Read more.

Mushrooms, ticks and foxtails, oh my!

Foxtails. Photo by Jessica Bay.
April showers bring spring flowers, and a new round of wild mushrooms. Please be mindful of mushrooms in your yards, parks or anywhere outside your dogs play.   Read more.

It’s winter: Dogs and mushrooms alert

Photo credit: VIA FLICKR/EJBSF (CC)
DogTrekker.com recommends that if your dog eats any type of wild mushroom, you need to seek immediate veterinary care, even if your dog is not showing symptoms. Also, the ASPCA rec  Read more.

Who gets to be well?

Have you ever had to choose between your pet’s health and your own? This torturous decision is a reality for hundreds of Napa County residents who don’t have enough money to pr  Read more.

Pets and your health

Photo by Delphine Beausoleil.
Amazon bestseller Dog as My Doctor, Cat as My Nurse: An Animal Lover's Guide to a Healthy, Happy & Extraordinary Life (April 18, 2017) shines a light on the many unique, unexpected  Read more.

Embrace pet insurance

Veterinary medicine has made leaps and bounds over the past few years, especially in diagnosing and treating difficult cases. Along with this knowledge and treatments comes a price  Read more.

Aragon’s story

Photo by Brennan Meinke.
For pet parents in California, snake bites are a real and serious danger. One snake bite is bad enough but Aragon got three in the span of eight months.  Read more.

Surf City USA with your dog

Photo by Kojirou Sasaki.
Voted one of California's dog-friendliest cities, Huntington Beach welcomes four-legged children with open arms at restaurants, parks, and hotels; along its paved beach path; and e  Read more.

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