• May 16, 2019

Camping Checklist for Dog Owners

Camping Checklist for Dog Owners

Camping Checklist for Dog Owners 800 534 Superior Canine


It seems there’s always something that gets forgotten when you’re packing for a camping trip. To ensure nothing gets left behind if you’re taking along your pet, we’ve put together a camping checklist for dog owners. While it’s not a big deal if a dog toy gets forgotten (or maybe it is!), there are essential items such as medication and dog food that simply can’t be replaced once you’re out in the wilderness. Bookmark this list to make sure your next camping trip with your dog is a breeze, so you can focus on having fun and enjoying the outdoors together.


  • First aid kit
  • Emergency contact information
  • Proof of vaccinations and date of expiry (if applicable)
  • Medications, supplements, and vitamins


  • Leash, collar, harness, and identification tags
  • Dog tent, bed, and blankets
  • Food, water, and treats
  • Food and water bowls
  • Disposal bags
  • Animal-proof containers


  • Dog towel
  • Life vest
  • Socks or booties
  • Brush or comb
  • Playpen
  • Toys

We hope this camping checklist for dog owners will come in handy next time you’re planning a trip! Bookmark it for yourself and share it with your friends who love camping as much as you do. If you have suggestions to add to the list, be sure to let us know so we can keep it updated for everyone’s benefit. Even if you’re not going on an overnight camping trip, this list may be helpful for day trips and extended hikes, especially if you end up needing to stay for the night.

If you’re looking for day trips in British Columbia to plan with your dog, check out our Guide to Local Dog Parks. Not only do we cover on-leash and off-leash outdoor spaces, we’ve included plenty of hikes and dog-friendly swimming spots for you to explore.

Trust the Superior Method.