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Guide: Camping with a dog – this is how your holiday trip is guaranteed to be successful

Murielle Bolli

Camping with a dog is not only a way to get closer to nature, but also an opportunity to share unforgettable experiences with your loyal companion. Get valuable tips here to make your next camping trip with your dog an unforgettable experience.

What do you need when camping with dogs?

What's the best way to go camping with your dog? When camping with your dog, it is important to be well prepared to ensure a pleasant and safe trip for your dog and of course for yourself. Here is a list of the essential things you shouldn't be without when camping with a dog:

  1. Dog Collar and Leash: A quality collar and leash are essential for keeping your dog safe with you.
  2. Water and drinking container: Your dog should always have enough water available. So take a drinking container with you when you're on the go.
  3. Dog food and food bowl: Pack enough dog food and a lightweight, portable food bowl. A foldable dog bowl for basic daily meals and a dog drinking bottle with a container for treats are particularly suitable. This saves you space and offers your four-legged friend the best on-the-go supplies.
  4. Sleeping space: Provide a comfortable and insulated place for your dog to sleep - be it a dog blanket , a dog sleeping bag or a portable dog crate.
  5. Toys and Chews: Bring some familiar toys and chews to give your dog some entertainment and ease his fear of unfamiliar surroundings. A dummy bag, for example, can be used for this purpose.
  6. Poop bags: Keep the campsite clean by carrying enough poop bags to properly clean up your dog's waste. With us you will find great dog waste bag dispensers .
  7. High-quality dog ​​clothing: Depending on the weather conditions, it may make sense to take weatherproof dog clothing such as a rain jacket or a light coat.

How do you safely prepare for camping with a dog?

In order to travel safely and well prepared with your four-legged friend, you should follow a few specific tips:

  • When abroad, your dog needs a pet passport and, if necessary, a rabies vaccination. You can find out all the important details on the official website of the European Union .
  • Have a first aid kit and tick tweezers ready to be prepared for emergencies.
  • In Germany and some federal states in Austria, your furry friend needs a muzzle for public transport.

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Where is a good place to camp with dogs?

There are numerous campsites in the DACH region that are dog-friendly and perfect for a camping trip with your four-legged friend. Here are some of the best options for a magical camping trip with your furry friend:

Camping with a dog in Switzerland

Lido Mappo campsite: This site in Ticino is located on the shores of Lake Maggiore and has its own dog beach. Camping in Ticino with your dog? Easily possible at the Lido Mappo campsite!

Seebucht campsite: Located directly on Lake Lucerne in Lucerne, this location offers dog-friendly pitches and access to the lake.

Camping with a dog in Germany

Camping and Holiday Park Teichmann: This campsite in Lower Saxony offers its own dog beach and a dog forest where your four-legged friend can run around and romp freely.

Camping Park Gohren: Camping on Lake Constance with dogs is possible here. This campsite offers special dog areas for you and your furry friend.

Seehäusl campsite: Experience camping on Lake Chiemsee with your dog. A special place in the middle of beautiful nature on Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria.

Camping with dogs in Croatia, Austria and Italy

Camping Lanterna: The large Lanterna campsite offers you entertainment and lots of water fun. You can pitch your tents in a shady spot and start camping in Croatia with your dog straight away.

Camping Winkl-Landthal: Located in Styria, this place not only offers a dog playground, but also dog-friendly accommodation. This means that a camping holiday with your dog is guaranteed to be fun!

Fornella Camping & Wellness Resort: The wellness resort in Italy is the ideal place to re-experience camping on Lake Garda with your dog. The resort offers impressive water landscapes and relaxing spots for you and your four-legged friend.

Plan a camping trip with your dog and go on vacation worry-free

Whether camping on the Baltic Sea, with the dog or directly in beautiful Switzerland. With careful planning and preparation, you can enjoy your camping trip with your dog to the fullest and start your well-deserved vacation without any worries. Follow these tips and create unforgettable memories of shared adventures in nature.