Where the dogs have worn the path down. Utilize reclaimed pallet wood to build a rustic wooden walkway. You can use it to link two areas of your backyard, or to add some character to a quiet corner. Get the tutorial at Funky Junk Interiors.
Granite Setts are incredibly hard wearing, making them a great choice for high traffic areas such as pathways like in this garden pathway design by Thorburn Landscapes. Nice design to use for narrow patio area outside french windows.