I am curious how people deal with a wet dog on a backpacking trip when it rains
My dog sleeps in the tent with me. Having wet gear is one thing, having a wet dog in the tent is a challange.
I bring two towels. The first one is to get the dog as dry as possible. The second towel serves as a barrier between the partially dry dog and my sleeping bag. The towels take up a lot of space in my pack.
So my dog loves being in water and she will end up wet regardless of rain.
My first defense against rain is her rain jacket. I also carry lightload towels, and they are extremely small. I use them when we get in the tent and then again before bed if needed. Finally, I bring a lightweight fleece, like a cheap one from Walmart, for her to sleep on. That also helps dry her and acts as a barrier for wet fur on my quilt.
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