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Dog-friendly Fort George in Niagara on the Lake www.dogtrotting.net

Parks Canada Site #2: Fort George, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

  Grade school was the last time I visited Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario – until I took my dog there in February 2017. Wow, time has passed. When you revisit a historic site as an adult two things happen: you understand the historical context that likely eluded you as a kid, and you understand […]

You put what on your dog’s paws? Check out what worked and what didn’t.

Does my dog really need winter boots? That’s a question I hear people ask, sometimes rhetorically.  My answer is … I don’t know about your dog, but my mutt sure does. Victor, a crazy black terrier cross, and I live in Southern Ontario, Canada, and we get cold crazy winters. One day a blanket of […]

niagara falls festival of lights dogtrotting.net

Travel Niagara Falls, ON: Pawing Around the Winter Festival of Lights (with the dog)

Finally, we made it to the granddaddy of all holiday light shows: The Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Established in 1983, this festival grows each year to include laser light shows and fireworks at special times during the festival’s run November 19, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Visit anytime dusk to midnight […]

Victor in the snow dogtrotting.net

Travel Burlington, ON: Pawing around the Festival of Lights

Tonight we’re pawing around Spencer Smith Park in Burlington, Ontario along Lake Ontario amid the Festival of Lights show. We’ve squeaked in to see it because this annual event runs until January 9, 2017 but started December 2, 2016. It’s freezing cold night. No falling snow but a biting wind blowing from the lake. I’m […]

friendly dog at Peterborough Farmers Market

Travel, Peterborough, Ontario: This Little Doggie Went to Market

A stroll around the Peterborough Farmer’s Market outdoor area indicates this is a dog town, and the not-enclosed portion of this Saturday morning destination is very pet friendly, and not just for dogs.