Author Archives: Sherri Telenko

dog runningwoods - dog-friendly trails in southern ontario canada

7 Easy-to-find Dog-friendly Trails in Southern, Ontario

While no means an exhaustive list, here are the trails dogtrotting.net found within an easy drive from Southern Ontario urban areas or a short exit off a major highway. Check out these seven off-the-beaten-pavement dog-friendly hiking options discovered without venturing far off the beaten path.While no means an exhaustive list, here are the trails we found within an easy drive from urban areas or a short exit off a major highway. We present our seven off-the-beaten-pavement dog-friendly hiking options discovered without venturing far off the beaten path

two dogs with face in mask on 'Where to find fabric face masks' poster

Where to find Pet Print Fabric Face Masks: Express Your Dog Love

I wanted to find washable masks made or sold by small business, but they had to be covered with pet themes: dogs, cats, paw print and whiskers. You name it
So where did I find pet print face masks? Find out…

pug dog promoting dog chew contest

Contest! Win a Benebone! Keep your dog busy.

Enter our contest to win a bacon flavoured, medium wishbone shaped Benebone designed for dogs under 60 lbs, along with a fleece dog blanket, bandana, ball and seasonal stuffy toy (for a good tear).

cockapoo poodle held in air and announcing dog friendly fun in Asheville North Carolina

7 Great Dog-friendly Activities in Asheville, North Carolina

Taking the dog to Asheville, North Carolina? Great idea. Let dogtrotting.net help you. Check out our first-hand experience travel guide to arty dog-friendly Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

President's Choice SuperDogs dog jumping hurdles

SuperDogs Super Day Drive-in Style: Up-coming Shows

Clearly, a lot is cancelled in 2020, including most of the ‘Dog Events’ listed on the popular page on this site. However, that doesn’t mean the SuperDogs have stopped performing entirely. Like many musical acts, the SuperDogs are embracing the drive-in. And if you’re near Kitchener, Ontario or Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, you can drive up and see SuperDogs perform the third weekend in August 2020.

Doberman in the forest

Always Faithful: Dog War Memorial History and Casting at the Dog Museum, NYC

Dogs – few things tug at our heart strings more than a good dog story, yet most people don’t know how frequently canines are part of combat. Belgian Malinois are generally the military dog of choice followed by German Shepherds, a close second.

Yet what breed of dog graces “Always Faithful,” the first official war US dog memorial? A Doberman Pinscher. Dobermans served as sentries, messengers, cave explorers, mine detectors and scouts in the Pacific during War World II and many marines owe their lives to these dogs. Yet what breed of dog graces “Always Faithful,” the first official war US dog memorial?

dog image from colouring book

Colour Therapy After Dog Loss & National Colouring Book Day.

Everything they say is true. Colouring is relaxing, grounding and something to try and take my mind off losing my precious 16-year-old Victor three weeks ago. I was heart-breaking, as anyone who’s experienced this knows, and I’ve volleyed from knowing I did the best thing for him, to missing him each day to over-whelming regret.

black dog in colourful jacket walking along river text: dementia and loss

The Long Goodbye. The Gift of Time. And Extraordinary Grief. In Memory of My Heart Dog.

As with people, Canine Cognitive Dysfunction is an unpredictable degenerative disease with no cure. The rate of decline is also unknown, but the veterinary neurologist said dogs with dementia can live twelve to eighteen months, depending on behavior.

dog at upper canada village in front of barn

Pet Friendly Ottawa: Homesteading with the Dog at Upper Canada Village, Ontario

If you build it, they will come … and since 1961 they’ve come to Upper Canada Village to check out one of Canada’s largest living history museums, complete with horses and dogs. Well, the dogs visitors bring with them. (As travel options resume soon and seasonal sites prepare to open, we’re sharing one of our […]

beautiful black dog with orange bandana beside text: you took your dog where? 10 surprising dog-friendly activities

You Can Take Your Dog Where? 10 Dog-friendly Surprises

More things are dog-friendly than you might think. Or, if you’ve been taking your dog along for a while, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Dog yoga, dog amusement parks, movie nights, dog-friendly trains … are some surprises. Check out 10 dog-friendly activities we’ve found.