Tag Archives: dog festivals

Travel Sarnia, ON: Doggie Paddle Beach Fest 2018

The 21, 2018 was the third Saturday in July which means annual the Doggie Paddle Beach Fest in Sarnia was on, claiming status as ‘Ontario’s exclusive dog beach festival.’ Within view of cargo ships drifting along Lake Huron, doggies frolicked on the sandy shore of Canatara Park Beach unrestraint by leashes normally required by law.

Travel Toronto, Ontario: Winter Woofstock Lets the Dogs In!

If you don’t understand why people dress their dogs in coats, sweaters, bows and fairy wings, then maybe Winter Woofstock isn’t for you. (Ok, I could go either way on the fairy wings too). But not the jacket, sweater and bows… Welcome to Winter Woofstock! (If it seems to come on the heels of Summer Woofstock, […]

Travel Toronto, Ontario: Who Let the Dogs Out? Woof Woofstock!

The minute we entered our 19th floor room at the Chelsea Hotel on Gerrard Street in Toronto, Victor bee-lined for the desk. “Wait a minute,” I yelled as he dragged me in before I could get his leash off. He’d found it. We’d booked a bring-your-canine-buddy suite (for $35 extra) and waiting in the room […]

The Friendly Groomer and Victor's Tattoo

London, Ontario: Pawlooza the most bark-worthy dog event of the summer

Minutes after we arrived at Pawlooza dog festival my schnoodle Victor wanted a tattoo. Not really a tattoo (and not really his idea), it’s a spray “paint” orange heart on his back-end thanks to Kelly Keillor, assistant groomer at The Friendly Groomer in London, Ontario. Fee was a donation. Most of the money spent at […]

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Best Ontario Dog Days of Summer Events – Here’s the List!

Looking forward to summer with the pooch? There’s enough dog-friendly festivals around that you don’t have to leave him at home. Mark your calendar! Here is the 2015 list of dog-related events and festivals coming up in Ontario and other parts of Canada. This list is updated regularly as the Events Page of http://www.dogtrotting.net, so […]