Tag Archives: spca

Take your dog to the water park … once a year. (Fundraising fun for water-loving pups)

Water parks for dogs should be a thing – I think there’s a business opportunity there. Water parks for kids, well, people (let’s not pretend) have become incredibly popular in towns and cities across North American. Whether that’s a small splash pad or full on wave pool, heading to the waterpark on a hot summer’s […]

Travel Brant, ON: Pawing around at the Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

What’s the best part of an outdoor Christmas light show? You can take your dog, of course. There’s not much my crazy terrier Victor loves more than exploring (read: sniffing) new locations and corners. And if there are bright lights to amuse and distract me, all the better. So holiday light show stop number two […]

Victor with Santa Christmas photo www.dogtrotting.net

Photos with Santa … for good causes. Forget cards. Support pet rescues!

Instead of printing and mailing cards this year, I schlepped my terrier-cross Victor to pet rescue Holiday Pictures fundraisers and got his photo taken with Santa.

Was he thrilled? You be the judge. Take a look:

Dogs in waterpark at SPCA Walk

Hamilton, Ontario: Dogs Wiggling, Waggling, and Walking … for the SPCA

Before finding his way to my home – his fourth and final – Victor was surrendered to a shelter … twice. Something I’m sure he hasn’t forgotten. But he’s been with me almost four years and hopefully visions of homelessness are as distant as the poodle-crosses and baby strollers we’re leaving in our wake today.