13. Keep an eye on your dog
While Fido may prefer to be free-range, Canadian park rangers recommend you keep him leashed. Best-case scenario, he disturbs some squirrels; worst-case scenario, he runs off, finds a bear and brings it charging back toward you! Check with the park you intend to visit in advance, as some municipal parks offer off-leash areas.
Make sure your pup is ready for the season with these 10 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs.