surprised that blue green crap shows up that far north?
anyone else see it in the Daks?
I use the Lewis dog boots as needed. http://lewisdogboot.com/ Some dogs need them, most don't, but I always tell members of our group to get them and have them ready at the first sign of a problem. They can keep you in the field versus cutting the trip short because of lame dogs.the boots protect against grass awns getting between the toes too, stay on well with stretch velcro, easy to wash up in the kitchen sink, dry overnight. added protection.
I would try to space your hunting days out pending on your dogs condition. If it's hot hunt early mornings etc.... It doesn't need to be intimidating.. have fun and be smart and think about whats best for the dog. If you or a buddy has a deer tag that should help!Im
Not trying to rain on your parade, but taking a long trip to Montana is in my mind crazy. Way too big of country and too many hazards. Montana hunting is not easy for man or beast. We most of the time take at least 6 amd have taken as many as 10. Don’t think we have ever had too
Much dog power.