Sure, walking your dog around your neighborhood is fun.
So is hanging out at the dog park with his puppy pals.
But sometimes you just have to heed the call of the wild. A nature hike with your dog can be just the ticket.
Many parks welcome four-legged hikers -- if they are accompanied by their two-legged companions and everyone minds their manners.
This article from the Husky Hiker has tips for a safe, happy hike for Fido and Friend. http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/5IUqF4/huskyhiker.com/2010/09/07/enjoying-the-trail-with-your-pooch-hiking-with-your-dog/