Getting in Shape with Your Pup



January 20, 2022

Happy 2022, Bivvy fam! We hope the holidays were good to you and your fur babies. But as you emerge from them, and from the last couple of years of quarantine, are you and your pup feeling a little worse for wear? If you’re committing anew to health and vitality in 2022, we commend you! And we’ve got a little guide for where you plus the four-leggeds can exercise together in a few of the regions across the great U.S. of A.

The South

South Carolina


And if you’re looking for pet insurance in South Carolina, check out Bivvy!

North Carolina

If you call the Tar Heel State home, check out this list of dog-friendly trails where you and your pup can burn some calories together.

Bivvy’s proud to also cover the state of North Carolina for dog insurance-seeking fur fams.


Austin has been called one of the top ten cities for dog-friendly urban hiking. And that’s just the beginning of what Texas has to offer the fitness-aficionado-and-dog duo. Check out Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park, an off-leash dog trail in Austin. Or Butler Hike and Bike Trail, a gravelly ten-mile loop around Ladybird Lake, where dogs are welcome on-leash.

If you’re closer to San Antonio, check out:


Bivvy is proud to offer dog insurance in the great state of Texas, for less than $1 a day.

The Northeast


Brush up on some American history and get your steps in with your pup in the new year in Maryland, at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park trails. This national park was a Civil War battlefield and encompasses 3,500 leashed-dog-friendly acres about an hour away from both Baltimore and Washington, D.C. that stretch into Virginia and West Virginia too. And yes Marylanders, Bivvy is proud to offer pet insurance coverage in your state too. Not to mention, we’re also now available to D.C pet parents!


Connecticut’s natural beauty and woods make it a goldmine for getting in shape with your pup in the new year. Here are a few of its best dog-friendly hiking trails:


And, yep, you guessed it…if in addition to getting in shape, getting your pup covered by pet health insurance in Connecticut is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, Bivvy’s got you!

The Midwest


Chicago is rated as another of the top ten cities for dog-friendly urban hiking. For example, it boasts an 18-mile lakefront trail along Lake Michigan that dogs are welcome on.

Have less than $1 a day to spare? That could be hundreds saved in veterinary expenses in the state of Illinois. Bivvy’s got your back there too.


In the Hoosier State, pets are allowed in all state parks. Here are some good ones to check out and burn some calories together at:


Also check out the Indiana Dunes! They’re an outdoor fitness enthusiast’s playground, and dogs can join you on-leash on many of the beaches and trails.


For less than $1 a day, your dog could be covered by Bivvy dog insurance in the state of Indiana!

Good on you for setting a New Year’s resolution to get in shape with your pup. And to do it while taking in some natural beauty? What could be better?

And don’t get caught without pet insurance in the new year! Join the Bivvy family to have some support should veterinary expenses arise due to accidents, surgery, emergency care, and more.

Happy New Year from all of us at Bivvy!