Cani-rando comes to us from North America. This activity simply consists of discovering forest and mountain trails with your dog while walking. You and your dog will be linked by a shock absorbing leash to reduce shocks. Your dog must always be in front, but you must find the rhythm that suits both of you. In order for your walk to take place in good conditions, it is strongly recommended that your dog knows several commands: right, left, slowly, in front and stop.

So if you like walking and discovering new trails, this activity is for you.

The cani-rando will allow your dog to exercise physically and will reinforce his socialization.

In order to have a good foundation and to avoid any mistakes that could be difficult for your dog to correct, it is advisable to start this activity under the supervision of a professional dog trainer.


This activity is suitable for all breeds as long as your dog is healthy and has finished growing. However, you will have to adapt your speed and the duration of your walk according to the age and abilities of your four-legged friend.


  • For your dog, a harness specially designed for canine traction sports
  • For you, a belt or harness specially designed for dog sports.
  • A shock absorbing leash (max. 2m)
  • Food and drink for you and your dog (give little but regularly)
  • A first-aid kit (and for info, there are canine first-aid trainings)
  • Poop bags (and yes, think about nature! 😊)


All year round depending on weather conditions


  • In a canine club or during introductory courses given by canine educators. The advantage is that you will not be alone and the courses will have already been tested and approved.
  • Once you have learned the basics with a professional, you will be able to go almost anywhere, taking into account the weather conditions, safety (avoid places where access would be difficult for him) and your pet's health (duration and speed).

In summary?

  • You and your dog discover forest and mountain trails while walking.
  • If you like walking and discovering new trails, this activity is for you.
  • Suitable for all dogs that have finished their growth.
  • Need for specific equipment


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