Happy Halloween Lil’ Doggie

Lured by the promise of awesome professional photos, my dog and I finally made it to Bring Your Dog Cafe in Hamilton, Ontario – half doggie play area and half diner,  Bring Your Dog Cafe is about having all day breakfast while your pup romps with others at your feet.

cute black dog with pumpkin

Bring Your Dog Cafe is one of three in the city that have carefully sealed the food prep area from dog access granting them permits to operate. (Check out another here). Cafe, restaurants and bakeries first, they’re dog playgrounds second and occasionally locations for pet rescue fundraising efforts, thanks to local photographers.

cute black dog with pumpkin

And that’s why we’re here today. Time for Victor’s annual fall pumpkin pics because orange is his colour and Halloween is his jam. Or at least that’s what I’m telling him.

cute black dog with pumpkin and skeleton dog

Thanks to Ray Williams of Bow Wow Wow Photography, we got our best Victor mug shots yet, and my dog’s not a cooperative model. Fencing him in with hay bales and pumpkins helped though.

cute black dog with pumpkin


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  2. […] that pandemic thing, I won’t be celebrating my birthday at nearby dog café Munchies Barkery or My Dog’s Café, both in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. But I hope to go there soon because Victor, the dog I’m named […]

  3. […] and bakeries my fearless pooch Victor has visited: My Dog’s Café & Bar on Locke Street and Bring Your Dog Café & Pub on Richwill Street – both in Hamilton, Ontario. And both are shuttered until further notice and […]

  4. […] Opened in February 2017 as a dog-friendly coffee shop serving up ‘people’ baked goods, dog treats, grilled paninis and avocado toast, My Dog’s Café is Wendy’s full-time business. The second of its kind to open in Hamilton, where dogs can socialize with each other while people do the same over lunch. (There’s a third dog café in the city; we visited recently to get our fall pics done – check it out here). […]

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