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Meetup Rules and Regulations


Joining our meetup group ( you accept our rules & regulations:

  • Dogs must be up-to-date with shots and should wear an ID-tag.

  • Leashes: 6 foot maximum leash.

  • Amount of dogs: maximum of 2 to 3 per person depending on local laws

  • On-leash: Dogs must remain on leash at all times. No Flexi-leads.

  • Off-leash: Only in off-leash hiking areas. Owners of dogs who intentionally let their dog(s) off-leash where it is prohibited will automatically be dropped as a member and will not be welcome on any further outings.

  • We abide by the local laws.

  • We remove dog droppings either by bagging and taking it home or removing it off the trail and out of site.

  • Water: always bring water for you and your dog. Do not forget a dog bowl. A minimum of 1 quart (16 oz) is required for any hike. Depending on weather more water may be necessary.

  • Gear: always wear hiking boots or other footwear suitable for trail hiking. Always bring layers. It may be cold in the morning and warm up later during the hike. Rain gear if rain is a possibility. Our Hiking Leaders will have a first aid kit available. Take your own just in case.

  • Sunscreen: bring. You may need it and wear proper head attire.

  • No smoking. EVER!

  • Dogs should be well socialized. If your dog is not well socialized please contact us. We may evaluate your dog prior to participating in our hikes.

  • No greeting between dogs allowed. Please keep your dog under control at all times.

No advertising in this group allowed. Members attempting to sell products or promote their business to an individual or the group will be dropped as a member and will not be welcome. For more information for being a sponsor please contact


Kids Rules:

  • Need to understand that dogs may bite.

  • Need to understand that not all dogs are child friendly.

  • Need to understand never to approach a strange dog especially when theowner is not present.

  • Need to understand only to pet a dog when the owner has given permission.

  • Need to understand to respect a dog and never to pull the ears, tail orpoke in their eyes or other body parts.

  • Need to understand to stay calm around dogs. No yelling, no screaming.

  • Need to understand not to run to or away from a dog. Stand like a tree, don’t move like a rock.

  • Need to understand that a dog is never to be disturbed while drinking, oreating, or resting, or sleeping.

  • May walk/hike the family dog as long as the dog is under control.

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