Pack of pooches on park patrol

National Park Service launches Bark Rangers program to educate humans on proper dog etiquette on mountain trails


 
A new pack of volunteers will soon hit the trails in the Santa Monica Mountains to show visitors and their dogs how they can safely enjoy the outdoors.
With hundreds of miles of walking, cycling and equestrian paths, the Santa Monica Mountains and surrounding backcountry are a magnet for people who enjoy communing with nature.
The Bark Rangers volunteer group will help educate visitors on proper dog etiquette on mountain trails.
“People love bringing along their dogs. But we do rece...

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