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March 2012. In this issue:
- Doggin' The Nebraska Panhandle
- Beach of the Month: Grayland Beach (WA)
- On The Trail Of...The Missile Dogs (NM)
- Quick Tip - Free eBooks
- Join the Hiking With Dogs group on Facebook
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Doggin' The Nebraska Panhandle
If Nebraska had graduated into statehood without any alterations from its creation as a U.S. Territory in 1854 it would be one of our largest states. But political bargaining by subsequent territories snatched land here and swiped land there and we are left today with the stout, forward-looking panhandle so familiar in the center of the country. For canine adventurers the Nebraska Panhandle is a smorgasbord of prairies, sandhills and wind-sculpted ridgelines...
Beach of the Month
Grayland Beach (WA)
No resorts, no bustling beach towns here - just about a mile-and-a-half of uncrowded, impossibly wide sand beaches. The sand is so wide the exhausted waves give up long before breaking on shore so any level of canine swimmer will find fun here. You can settle into the state park campground (no dogs in the swimming beach) or park near one of the public beaches on the surrounding Cranberry Coast and walk west.
On The Trail Of...The Missile Dogs (NJ)
Dogs have long been welcome on the mystical white sands of southern New Mexico. When America’s space age began at White Sands Missile Range with the firing of a Tiny Tim test booster on September 26, 1945, it was important to retrieve small missile parts to analyze success or failure. These searches routinely wasted countless man-hours as ground recovery crews scoured vast expanses of desert for often-buried missile fragments. That ended in 1961 with the introduction of the Missile Dogs: Dingo, a...
This spring we are launching hiking with your dog guidebooks for the Asheville, Atlanta and Orlando areas and are offering abbreviated versions (20 parks instead of 50) in eBook form free for those books until June 1. For newsletter subscribers we have made ALL of our area eBook guides free as well ($2.99 normally). Check out the selection to see if we have a guide for you...