Category Ontario

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.

Travel to Theatre Town: A Complete Guide to Dog-friendly Stratford, Ontario

Stratford in the spring, before the renowned Stratford Festival theatre performances begin, has a different vibe. A slower easily strollable, dog-walking kind of vibe. And that’s what I did a lot during a two-day getaway to Stratford, Ontario, Canada with my 1.5-year-old pup who’s not a fan of leash walking. And that’s why we ended up at the leash-free park … and there’s a good one in Stratford.

Several dogs running in a dog park on post for "The Ultimate Guide: Hamilton Ontario with Your Dog

Spend a dog day or two in surprisingly dog-friendly Hamilton, Ontario

Per capita, Hamilton, Ontario has a surprising number of fenced off-leashed dog parks, conservation trails, pet-friendly hotels, dog cafes (yes, dogs allowed), and, well… several waterfalls – making in a surprisingly dog-friendly city.

white and black dog in red muskoka chair advertising dog-friendly gananoque, ontario

Dog-friendly Gananoque, Ontario: the gateway to the 1000 Islands with your dog

Gananoque promotes itself as the gateway to the Thousand Islands and as such is a picturesque town and all about the waterfront. That means, many of the attractions are outside so bringing the dog is possible although mostly on a leash – mostly. There’s one small hidden gem.