Going canoeing with your dog, whether for a few hours or over several days, it is essential to prepare your activity well for the whole family. In partnership with Take Your Dog, we have prepared a list of our best tips for having a wonderful canoe-kayak trip with your dog.

Top 5 of our tips

  • Know if your dog is a fish in the water before you leave : It is essential that your dog is comfortable with the water, but also with being on a canoe-kayak for a few hours. Ideally, do not hesitate to spend the day before the activity between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. so that we can try it on dry land. We will be able to let your dog get on and off the canoe-kayak freely then simulate the movements of a walk on the river and see how your dog reacts.
  • Take your time : Whether before departure to get your bearings or during your walk by taking breaks, allow enough time between your arrival on site and the time of the return bus to be calm during the walk.
  • Respect your dog's behavior : If your little ball of fur is reluctant to leave, shows signs of stress or fears the heat, we reserve the right to explicitly advise you against or even forbid you from leaving. The canoe-kayak trip should be a fun time for everyone, including little Médor, so stay attentive to his behavior throughout the trip.
  • Plan your equipment : Whether it's your fresh water, your lunch kibble or your life jacket, you'll need to keep a place in your container for your dog's belongings. We do not provide life jackets for dogs, remember to bring your own. Find here a comparison of several references.
  • Respect the safety instructions : We ask that you please keep your dog on a leash whether on our bases or on the shuttles. Once on the boat, it is important to remove your dog's leash and harness. So, in the event of a fall, he will be able to move freely. This guarantees its safety.