Adopting a dog is a big commitment. But that commitment also comes with big rewards, especially when you find a dog who is not only an amazing companion, but also the perfect adventure buddy. We caught up with four dog-human packs that have formed special bonds over spending time recreating outside. From trail running and mountain biking to paddle boarding and climbing, these dogs don’t miss a beat when it comes to outdoor activities with their humans.
Watch to learn more about how these dogs went from in need of a home to living the ultimate outdoor lifestyles.
Knute + Rachel and Charles
When Rachel Pohl and Charles Post decided to bring home a Samoyed they knew their active lifestyle would be a good match. Like most Northern breeds, Samoyeds are known for needing plenty of exercise, and Knute was no exception. Watch to see how Knute encourages his family to get outside more, no matter the weather.
Sage and Arrow + Amber
Amber Pitcher adopted her first dog Ariel at the age of 15 and her life has revolved around dogs ever since. When Ariel passed, Amber worried she wouldn’t have room for another dog in her heart. But her foster dog Sage, who she eventually adopted, proved her wrong. Now Amber and her husband Matt have two adventure pups—Sage and Arrow, who they rescued as a puppy after adopting Sage. Watch to see how their family travels around the country in an RV, enjoying dog-friendly adventures and opportunities for training as they go.
Ollie + Stephen
Stephen Martin met his