Author Archives: Sherri Telenko

A Tugboat designed with a face and red baseball cap to resemble Theodore Too Tugboat TV show character

Theodore Too Tugboat location? Dog-friendly Hamilton, Ontario Waterfront

Theodore arrived at his new home July 18, 2021 from Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he was previously docked for two decades. Now Theodore Too tugboat is located along the dog friendly Hamilton, Ontario waterfront walk.

cartoon dog on beach - Dog friendly Kissimmee Florida

Dog-friendly Travel to Kissimmee & Orlando, Florida

Kissimmee is the area in Florida south of Orlando, close enough to Orlando’s iconic attractions including Walt Disney World, Universal, Gatorland Theme Park and Wildlife Preserve and SeaWorld that it’s a popular travel destination for multi-generational travel, families, girlfriend getaways, couples and individuals … all possibly taking the pets along.

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Travel with your dog for free: Check out Red Roof Inn dog-friendly deals +Bonus Packing List! (discount code included)

How to road trip with your dog on a budget: here’s the ultimate packing list for traveling with your pet and a Red Roof discount code. Red Roof Inn is always dog friendly for no added charge.

dog on beach promoting dog-friendly Selkirk Provincial Park dog beach in Ontario, Canada

Dog Road Trip to Selkirk Provincial Park and Port Dover, Ontario (plus dog beach!)

Selkirk Provincial Park in Haldimand County, Ontario is my favourite dog daytrip escape for two reasons: it’s an easy country drive from my home, and there’s a dog-friendly exercise area and beach in this otherwise compact of the provincial parks. Dog-friendly beaches are a welcome reprieve in the early summer heat.

dogs running leash free in Ken Reid Conservation area Lindsey, Ontario

Howlers Corners: Take your dog to Ken Reid Conservation Area and let her run… leash free

Parking near Howlers Corners, the Ken Reid Conservation Area in Lindsey, Ontario, Canada leash-free dog park, is $4, a bargain considering there’s no admission charge. A bit of a rustic dog park – rustic because a chicken-wire style fence (which my dog ran straight into) blends with the foliage and surrounds a partially wooded area. There’s a double gate at the entrance, but the ground is worn down enough that my pup could shimmy underneath, which she did.

leash free dog parks in ottawa, ontario

Explore Leash-free Ottawa, Ontario with your dog: One Puppy’s Paradise is Two Pits

Travel to Ottawa, Ontario with your dog and make a doggone great weekend of it – stay in Nepean at the Sandman Hotel – a boutique-style pet-friendly hotel along Hunt Club Road.
Not only is it a good-value contemporary hotel with fridge and coffee makers, it will put you at the midpoint between two awesome leash-free dog parks: Conroy Pit in one direction and Bruce Pit in the other, both run by the National Capital Commission (NCC), an organization established to keep the nation’s capital a quality outdoorsy destination. #dogtravel #ottawa

dog on chair at dog friendly resort in buckhorn ontario

Discover Dog-friendly Buckhorn, Ontario: pet-friendly resort, winery, and provincial park perfect for pup travel

Woodhaven Country Lodge and Resort offers just that and more – each of the five cottage-style units on the property have fenced dog runs, so you can wake up, open the door, let the dog out, and not worry about losing him to the lure of the forest. Dogs aren’t mandatory at Woodhaven, but the resort is designed to be as pet-friendly as possible. If your dog sleeps on the bed at home, they can sleep on the bed at Woodhaven, that’s actually a resort rule.

dog at Waterford Dog Park

Discover Leash Free Waterford, Ontario Dog Park and More…

The Waterford Dog Park (32 Church Street) is a simple fenced double-gated area beside the municipal arena and two sports fields. The Waterford Dog Park is actually incorporated into the community recreational area, a noteworthy recognition that the pets are an important thread in community fabric.

leash free dog zone at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Oakville, Ontario

Enjoy off leash dog park fun: Oakville’s Bronte Creek Provincial Park (and bistro lunch!)

Bronte Creek Park (1219 Bronte Road, Oakville, Ontario) is not only open for day use from 8 am to 10 pm, but it’s free. That’s right, May 1 to September 1, 2021, Monday to Thursday, there’s no admission cost. Friday, Saturday and Sunday the usual $15.93 plus tax entrance fee applies. #dog #dogtravel #doglove #leashfree

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Dog Mom fur real… Happy Dog Mom Day!

Happy Dog Mom Day! Are you a DOG MOM fur real?  If so, buy a t-shirt and announce it to the world this summer when we finally jump in the car again and road trip with the pup. #doglove #dogmomday