Adventurous people are often looking for new and exciting activities and hobbies to take part in, trying to wring as much as they can from this lifetime. Dog people are often looking for something fun and entertaining to do with their dogs, determined to get as much time as possible with their best friend. Adventurous dog people are known to frequently combine these two goals by participating in exciting new experiences with their canine companion.
Geocaching is an exciting activity that utilizes GPS and satellite technology to engage people from all over the world in a planetwide scavenger hunt. When geocache searchers locate the container that they are searching for they typically note their name on a small booklet inside the container, often taking the souvenir in the box and leaving a new one in return. Souvenirs in the geocache containers can range from paper cutouts to plastic toys to trackable metal coins. This adventurous but inexpensive activity gets both you and your dog outdoors and helps you to more effectively explore the world around you, together.
For those canine/human duos that are not only adventurous but also fairly social, there are several different summer camps available that cater to you and your canine. These camps are designed to give your dog and yourself a chance to socialize in an outdoor setting as well as to experience new activities and learn new things. Most of these canine summer camps have several different organized activities going on at the same time and may include pursuits such as obedience training, flyball, lure coursing, and of course, swimming, allowing you and your canine companion plenty of opportunities to find your next new thing.
Well, this isn’t much of a recreational thing yet due to safety concerns, but canine soldiers have been jumping out of helicopters for decades and several brave dogs have been trained to skydive in an effort to stop poachers in Africa. Some experienced skydivers have even created tandem rigs for their adventurous canine companions, but for the average canine citizen, they may have to wait a little while to experience this one.
Tent or RV camping with your dog can be another fun and relaxing way to enjoy nature together. Remember to check and make sure dogs are welcome at the destination you have in mind, and be sure to bring along plenty of fresh, clean water for both of you.
Several rafting companies make accommodations so that you can include your well-behaved pup along with you on your next whitewater excursion, although most companies restrict dogs to trips with milder class I and II waters, for the safety of your canine.
If you consider yourself to be an adventurous individual, there is a good chance that the pet that you chose to share your life with is also an adventurous creature and would love to share the excitement with you. While there are some undertakings that are out of reach for your canine companion, there are still plenty of adventures that can keep you and your pup doing new and exciting things for the rest of your lives together.