Category dog-friendly travel destination
Dog festivals are everywhere – and so are festivals allowing dogs. Dogtrotting.net has been compiling an expanding list of dog events across Canada (and now the U.S.) and that list is expanding yearly to include neighbourhood and regional events filling fields and street parking lots (check out Liberty Village in Toronto here) like pop-up shops […]
Tent camping with the dog sounds like a good idea … until it isn’t. Last spring we headed north – not extremely north, just to Pancake Bay Park an hour’s drive from Sault St Marie, Ontario, Canada for a two-day camping trip. Pancake Bay has a dog exercise area, several miles of trails and a […]
If you stop in the Soo with the dog, as I did recently with my little cocker-cross Victor, you’ll spend a lot of time outside running your pup and meeting and greeting others doing the same. Welcome to dogtrotting.net’s six pet-friendly outings in Sault St Marie
A day at the beach, was just what the universe ordered. Selkirk is near Port Dover along Lake Erie in Southern Ontario. Pack water, snacks (we should have), reading material and maybe a beach chair. Then set course for the great outdoors – or at least a pocket of trees, trails and tadpoles (if you can find them).
Chez Piggy, one of Kingston, Ontario’s favourite restaurants, is dog friendly – outside in the courtyard, which frankly is where you want to be on a warm summer day. Because this restaurant is a converted limestone stable and originally zoned to contain animals, the site pre-dates many provincial laws and therefore permission to allow pets is grandfathered, making Chez Piggy exempt from Ontario’s ‘no dogs on patios’ laws.
On a weekend road trip with my dog, we had to veer off the beaten path to find Hounds of Erie Winery, one of the newest additions to the Toast the Coast Trail, a self-guide tour of Norfolk County wineries in Ontario, Canada.
Farmer’s Markets … the new Saturday morning ritual especially for those shopping within the 50-mile radius (or is it 100?) of home. Until my tomato plants start blooming, I’m heading to the farmers market with my dog. If I can’t take the dog, I’m not going. So, this little puppy went to market … seven […]