Category Dog event

Once again… Canadian Pet Expo 2019, Toronto, ON

Pet expos might be the best place to fill your photo with dog photos – especially those with ready-made sets like The Canadian Pet Expo on this weekend. The annual Canadian Pet Expo 2019, September 14 and 15, 2019, fills two units of the International Conference across from Pearson Toronto Airport. This year, line-ups flow smoothly and […]

Dog-friendly Toronto Event: Liberty Pampered Pooches … meeting the Hounds in the Hood

Toronto’s Liberty Village was pleasantly surprising considering the area’s been gradually gentrifying thanks to the city’s perpetual condo building. Pampered Pooches might have been a 30-minutes visit, but Liberty Village is visitor and dog-friendly:

Super Collies, Super Trainer and One Hero at SuperZoo 2019

Flash forward to 2017, and Sara, along with her Super Collies Hero and Loki, are gaining attention from Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell on T.V.’s America’s Got Talent Season 12. Sara and her dogs’ repertoire of tricks earned the Super Collies team fifth place that season, and an invite to appear on America’s Got Talent Champions Edition two years later.

big red dog balloon at Pawlooza 2019 dog festival

Travel to dog-friendly London’s Pawlooza … fifth time lucky at THE summer dog festival

This year, Pawlooza 2019, early morning thunderstorms might have reduced numbers to the festival – that usually sees about 25,000 people and 6,000 dogs blanket the Plunkett Estate donated for the day so dogs can run into the large pond and stream and vendors set up tents over the sprawling property that includes a dog agility barn, 27-car garage, horse stable and golf course.

Wiener-paw-looz-a Wiener-paw-rocks! Dachshunds Go Wild & 6 Ways to Make Dog Festivals Great

August 10, 2019 was the date of Wiener-paw-looz-a in Hamilton, Ontario, the annual fundraiser for the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Dachshund Rescue, a volunteer-run charity dedicated to rescuing homeless and surrendered Dachshund and Dachshund-crosses. Animals are pulled from shelters, or saved from puppy mills, and fostered until forever homes area found.

dog at Pawsitivily Elgin 2019

Pawsitively Elgin: Dog-friendly travel to Aylmer, Ontario’s Conservation Area

During one of the many heat advisories this summer, hundreds of dogs and their people – including me and my dog Victor – strolled into the Springwater Conservation Area at $12 per car to participate in Pawsitively Elgin on July 27, 2019.

Kitchener Pet Festival: Ontario DogLoversDays of Summer 2019

Rarely do I get to Kitchener anymore, but when I do it’s for a dog event – and usually at Bingemans Park. (I will try camping there some time). Dogloversdays was back at Bingemans Marshall Hall July 13 and 14, 2019, 10 am to 4 pm. Indoors (except for dog diving) and free. Yes, free […]

dog at Muddy Paws Wine Festival 2019

Dogs, Cats, Wine and Festivals – Purrfect Weekend Combination

The heat wave passed, and the rain held off, making Sunday neither too hot or too muddy for Muddy Paws annual winery dog festival. That’s right, July 6 & 7, 2019 was take your dog to the winery weekend – every year Featherstone Winery and Vineland Estates team up and allow pets and people to enjoy a glass of wine (or more) some stone-baked human garlic bread treats and pumpkin dog puffs.

black dog promoting dog rescue fundraising event

Fur-Mom Day Pottery Prints … Pawsome!

Happy Fur Mom Day! Yes, that’s a thing…now. In celebration of enjoying life with fur babies – two cats and one pup – I spent one-hour two Saturdays in a row relaxing (what luxury) with my dog Victor at My Dog’s Café on Locke Street in Hamilton, Ontario. First Saturday – paw print day. Thanks […]

Dalmation firehouse dog at Canadian Pet Expo 2019

CONTEST #3: Canadian Pet Expo 2019 – Fun Finds and a Prize Pack too.

No Easter Bonnet for my dog … he’s sporting a sparkly new spring bee collar from Doggy Boutique. I’ve been shopping. Specifically, I’ve been shopping at the Canadian Pet Expo at the International Centre in Toronto near the airport. This annual expo is popular – so popular, Airport Road was backed up for blocks thanks […]