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My favorite way to experience wilderness is in the company of a canine friend. Over the years, I have explored many wild areas — always in the company of my dogs. Bringing our dogs along on backcountry adventures is non-negotiable to many of us, but it does raise a couple of challenges when thinking about trying to leave no impact on the places we visit. Here are a couple ideas I follow: