Author Archives: Sherri Telenko

Mile High Pup: The Dog-friendly Elevated Walk in St Thomas, Ontario

If you’ve driven along Highway 403 to Port Stanley along Lake Erie, you’ve driven through St. Thomas, Ontario and likely under it’s most stop-worthy dog-friendly feature: the Elevated Park along an overhead former railway track. Runner up dog-friendly St. Thomas landmark is the Lions Club wooded off-leash dog park.

Where to get Lavender Farm Photos of Your Dog

If you want that pic of your pup nestled in a field of purple, you’ll have to seek out a spot, open to the public, when the springs of this aromatic mint are in full form. Welcome to Apple Hill Lavender Farm in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada.

A Short Guide to Dog-friendly Brantford, Ontario

For dogs and their people, the city of Brantford has three things going for it: the Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant outdoor sculpture park and garden, a rail trail hiking trail, and an expanding leash-free dog park.

Westminster Dog Show Trivia & Word Search Fun

Time to play games. Enjoy this Westminster Dog Show trivia and dog breed word search.

Gearing up for dog-friendly festivals, events, and fundraisers.

Like everyone, I’m ready to bolt out of the gate this summer – already the list of pet festivals and dog-friendly events is growing on the dogtrotting.net events page.

dog on rock at winery in promo poster for dog-friendly niagara winery 13th Street

Dog-friendly Niagara Winery: 13th Street Winery & sculpture gardens

The 13th Street Winery in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada is a dog-friendly Niagara winery where you can dine, sip wine, and enjoy art with your dog.

Little Canada, Toronto, Ontario isn’t dog-friendly but it could be for a day

Love little things? Model railways? Dollhouses? And Canada? If yes, you’re in luck, because Little Canada in Toronto, Ontario blends all that into one experience where tiny moving trains, cars, and light fixtures and buildings recreate the country’s iconic cities and surrounding areas.

Black and white dog on post promoting dog

Dog-friendly Winery: Ridge Road Winery, Ontario, Canada

The Niagara Region in Ontario is an expanding Canadian wine region and every week in social media groups someone asks, where are the dog-friendly wineries? Ridge Road Winery is one of those wineries – focused on creating an experience near the vineyards rather than simply being an outlet for wine tasting and sales. And this experience, fortunately, includes the dog.

Unexpected Source of Pet Business Ideas: Pet Expos!

Pet festivals are great for a lot of things including socializing your dog, picking up new pet products (and samples), getting travel ideas, and likely the most overlooked: getting pet business ideas. I found myself thinking about all of these things and more after attending the Canadian Pet Expo.

dog on bench promoting dog friendly shopping at Toronto Premium Outlets

Dog-friendly Shopping at the Toronto Premium Outlets (near Toronto)

Is the Toronto Premium Outlets mall dog-friendly? That’s a question I’ve seen frequently on social media and pet travel groups. The answer is yes, with a caveat.