11 Dogs With The Best Tips For Surviving In The Wild

Reviewed by Dr. Katy Nelson

June 15, 2015

When it comes to surviving in the wild, dogs are hands down, or paws down, the best partners to have. After all, those pup noses are great for sniffing out sources of food or squirrels that might be lurking behind a tree.

Although my pup, Remix, and I are more of the glamping type, these 11 pups have shown us how handy they could be if a Treat Apocalypse were to ever happen.

Check out their survival tips and tricks below:

Survival Tip #1: Blend in with the local fauna.

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Survival Tip #2: Always prepare for the worst.

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Survival Tip #3: Always keep treat rations in your bag.

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Survival Tip #4: Always keep your eyes peeled for wild animals. AND STAY AWAY!

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Survival Tip #5: If you can’t beat them, join them.

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Survival Tip #6: Bring a decoy just in case…

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Survival Tip #7: Always pack a net to catch your prey.

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Survival Tip #8: Grab tools that will make surviving outdoors more successful.

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Survival Tip #9: When in doubt, go undercover!

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Survival Tip #10: Practice sleeping like a log to throw off any wild creatures.

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Survival Tip #11: Always bring a tent for shelter and don’t leave the cooler empty.

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Think your pup has what it takes to survive in the wild? From now until June 16, post a picture on Instagram and show us how handy your pup is when you’re in a pickle. Don’t forget to use the hashtags: #PupVSWild, #NationalCampingMonth and #BarkPack so we can see your creative photos.

Featured image via @operation_sumo

Reviewed by Dr. Katy Nelson

June 15, 2015