Fall is finally upon us and we can almost smell the aroma of campfires and marshmallows roasting. We are so happy to say goodbye to the summer heat and hello to the crisp fall air and the orange and red trees that make fall so classically beautiful.

Fall is the time to get outdoors, appreciate nature, and have some fun! And don’t forget to bring your best friend along. There are plenty of dog-friendly activities you can do with your pup this fall.

Check out these 5:

1. Hiking

Dog on hike

What’s better than hiking through the woods on a crisp, fall day with the colorful leaves blowing around you? We’ll tell you what’s better- experiencing it with your dog.

Grab your hiking boots and your pup and hit the trails for some scenic views, healthy exercise, and some priceless bonding time with your dog. We know you’ll enjoy the fresh air and your dog will have the time of their life running through piles of leaves.

Check out this extensive list of things you’ll need on your hike with you dog.

2. Pumpkin Patch

Puppy licking a pumpkin

Get into the spirit of things and take your furry friend to the pumpkin patch this fall! There’s plenty of room to run and play while you pick out the perfect pumpkin.

Plus, did you know pumpkin is a delicious treat for dogs with lots of healthy nutrients that can even support their digestion. Once you get home, try out some dog-friendly pumpkin treat recipes.

Try this delicious Soft Baked Peanut Butter Pumpkin homemade dog treat recipe!

3. Camping

Dog laying in tent

Nothing says fall like camping! Find a prime spot, get the fire going, and roast some marshmallows. There’s plenty of space for your dog to explore and play and you’ll make tons of happy memories together.

Remember, preparedness is key when you go out into the wilderness with your dog. Make sure to find a dog-friendly campground and to bring the essentials like water, blankets, and a first aid kit for both you and your pup.

4. Trick or Treat

Dog in banana costume

Halloween is the one night of the year where you can dress your dog up and nobody can judge you for it- not that they should anyway, because dogs in outfits? ADORABLE.

This Halloween get your dog suited in their costume and walk the neighborhood. Other trick or treaters will love your dog’s festiveness!

5. Apple Picking

Dog laying next to eaten apple

Going to an apple orchard in fall is a classic experience and with your dog, it’s even better. Pick some apples and enjoy the sunshine with your pup.

Did you know apples are full of healthy nutrients and can actually clean your dog’s teeth? Bring some apples home and give them to your pup as a tasty, healthy treat.

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There are plenty of fun activities you can do with your dog this fall. Get outdoors, start adventuring, and enjoy some quality time with your furry friend.

Sources:

https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-pumpkin-help-with-dog-diarrhea/

https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-apples/