The Canine Explorers; Johnny, Katherine, and the pups are an excellent team with a unique build. Their 2005 Grand Cherokee can’t be missed in a crowd and their purpose behind the build is heart-warming. Check out The Canine Explorers and pups in this Rig Spotlight.
Why do you overland?
One of the wonderful things about overlanding is the ability to bring your home along for the journey. Depending on the vehicle, home can be anything from a bicycle and a tent to a comfort of a luxury Rv.
What drew you to vehicle based recreation?
Being in remote places and sometimes having the campsites to yourself.
What’s your background?
We own a dog walking company called “The Canine Explorers”
Where are you from?
Newport Beach, California
Favorite trip or location?
Most important thing you have learned?
That it is ok to be over prepared you’ll never know what you need in some situations.
Tips for people just getting into Overlanding?
It doesn’t matter what you drive, you can still get out there and have fun in remote areas.
The Build Sheet
-Custom Sand Wrap by Boss Wraps
-Rola Roof Rack W/Extension
-Weathertech Window Visors
-Midland CB Radio
-Pioneer Double Din Deck
-OME 2” MD Lift Kit
-JBA Upper Control Arm
-Methods Vex 311 17×8.5
-BFG KO2’s 265/70/17
-Morimoto Retrofit D2S Projectors
-D2S Morimoto Elite HID System
-Morimoto Matchbox Retrofit Fog Lights
-Fcklightbars 30” Curves 4D Optics-KC C-Series C2 LED Area Flood
-Rigid Industries Amber Radiance Pod
-Goliath Off-road Front Skid Plate