1. Special camping reservations: As you make the camping reservations, it is important to ensure that dogs are permitted in the campgrounds. Pet-friendly campgrounds can be searched for on the Internet. Every national park or state has special dog regulations which can be found on their individual website. There are several camping opportunities offered by USFS or The United States Forest Service in case you wish to go camping in underdeveloped regions. This typically means that there would lesser dog-related regulations.
2. Check dog health: It is mandatory to submit an up-to-date medical report regarding your dog’s vaccinations at some private campgrounds or parks. But even if there is no such requirement, it is a good idea to keep a track of your dog’s vaccinations as it ensures good pet health, particularly if it has to be taken for a camping trip.
3. Pack essential items for your dog: Your dog would also like to be comfortable at the camping site. So make sure to take along its bed, food, leash, water bowl etc. It is also a good idea to pack your dog’s favorite chewing toy or a ball to play with at the camp site.