waterfall at Chutes Provincial Park, Ontario

Sometimes you have to go chasing waterfalls… especially if it’s easy.

At Chutes Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada, it’s easy – and dog-friendly.

Located one kilometre off Highway #17 in Massey, Ontario, it’s the best provincial park between Sudbury and Sault Ste Marie, and the best stop if you’re travelling to either city from Toronto.

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 […]

So here it is, after some tidying, the dogtrotting.net summer dog-themed reading list. Be sure to let us know what you’re reading (and maybe win a book).

dog at Muddy Paws Wine Festival 2019

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.

Dogtrotting.net interview with meowfest 2019 organizer Sarita Fichtner.    I don’t talk about this enough, but I was first a cat-lady before my dog Victor dropped in my lap. Suddenly, one of my fur-babies was portable and he and I hit the road. Dogtrotting.net was born. However, cats are my first love. I grew up […]

dog with Big Nickel in Sudbury Ontario

Sudbury, Ontario. Admittedly, not a common destination to pack up the car and head to. But stopping on the way to somewhere even further north … why not? If you’ve got the dog with you, there’s a few places to go, though the two main attractions – Science North (100 Ramsey Lake Road) and Dynamic […]

Don’t we all want to know more about our fur babies? Their histories (particularly rescues like my dog); their perceptions (we’ve visited pet psychics), or their physical health and constitution? That last one just got easier. Thanks to Affordable Pet Testing, we can mail a fur sample to the company’s lab and find out what […]