Tag Archives: Hamilton

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 […]

Dog at SuperCrawl outdoor art event

7 Tips for taking your dog to SuperCrawl – or any outdoor festival

The idea behind Art Crawl was to bring more people to a struggling downtown in a somewhat struggling city. It was an amazing success. Now, the monthly Art Crawl and its big sister the annual SuperCrawl are major city attractions – without losing their grassroots charm.

Travel Hamilton: Doggone Breakfast at Munchies Cafe

Dogs, waffles and coffee … what better way to spend a Sunday? I feel so Parisian. But I’m not in France. Nowhere near it. I’m at Munchies Coffee House and BARKery in Hamilton, Ontario. Here your pouch can lie at your feet or even move about the room making new friends, like my Victor did […]

Two Dogs, One Quest to Albion Falls, Hamilton, Ontario

As cars whiz by we’re walking for almost 10 minutes along a busy road. We’re separated from traffic by a metal guardrail extending along side a worn dirt path. Victor, my 10-year-old schnoodle, is in front pulling on the leash like he’s in charge of Santa’s sleigh. Sasha and her fur daddy are behind us. […]

dog on a bench at Supercrawl

Travel Hamilton, Ontario: Victor Does Supercrawl

Victor is an arty dog … well, not really but he does love crowds, energy and activity, and I like arty stuff. So this past weekend we headed to downtown Hamilton for James Street Supercrawl. If you live near Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (and even Toronto), you’ve likely heard enough about Supercrawl. If you don’t, you’re […]

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Hamilton, Ontario: City of Waterfalls and Dog Fun

Spring, fall, summer and even a mild Sunday winter afternoon, are the best times to check out the Waterfall Capital of the World with dogs in tow, as we did with both Sasha and Victor last December. And we weren’t alone. Despite on-leash rules (yes, really) we passed at least a dozen others letting the […]