5 trendy spots to go with your dog this Summer

June 29, 2018

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Summer has finally arrived… so let’s discover fun and interesting ways to spend time with our better half! Every Canadian city offers different summertime activities, but here are a few that are quite popular among the four-legged community.

In Montreal, QC, the Dogue Shop offers Doga classes for you and your dog. The owner combined her love of dogs and yoga and opened this shop with the intent to help people build and improve their human-dog relationship. The classes can also help prevent or reduce behavioral issues. Enjoy a session with your dog and take advantage of the relaxing benefits. www.dogueshop.com/doga-classes

In Ontario, there are many public parks and camping grounds that are completely open to dogs. They also offer many family-oriented activities. The following 12 Ontario campgrounds are dog friendly and offer many areas for off-leash roaming: Bon Echo, Pancake Bay, White Lake, Rock Point, Turkey Point, Kettle Lakes, Arrowhead, Grundy Lake, Killbear, Mikisew, Wasaga Beach and Restoule. Be sure to check out some of these locations for your next family camping trip. http://www.ontarioparks.com/en

In Victoria, B.C., Lido Waterfront Bar & Bistro is a great restaurant that the whole family can enjoy, including your dog. They offer a wide variety of food and drinks and even have menu options available for your dog, including healthy treats. Many people enjoy the waterfront views, the good food and the walking areas to stretch out their legs after a meal. http://www.lidobistro.com

In Regina, SK, Excalipurr Cat Café is a quaint little café where you can enjoy a specialty coffee drink while also enjoying some fun with an adoptable cat. Whether you already have a cat and wish to adopt another one, become a new cat owner or if you cannot have one at home but want to enjoy some feline time, this café is the place for you. The café is separated into two sections, so you can enjoy your coffee alone, or you can choose to hang out on the floor with a furry friend. http://excalipurr.ca/sample-page-2/

In Niagara, ON, come celebrate the Muddy Paws Wine festival. Bring along your four-legged friend or go with your human friends. The Muddy Paws Wine festival is an awesome paws-friendly weekend in July. It’s a one of a kind occasion for the award-winning wineries Vineland Estates Winery and Featherstone Estate Winery to open their doors to dog lovers and their well-behaved dogs on leash. New and favourite wines will be available by the glass and renowned chefs will be serving delicious food all afternoon. This weekend is a celebration of all things canine, with special events taking place at each winery.  http://www.muddypawswine.ca/

Whether you want to exercise, hang out, grab a meal or travel, the activities mentioned above will surely make the day quite enjoyable for you and your four-legged friend.

Have you been to one of these locations? Share a comment with us below on how your experience was and if you have any suggestions to add to our list of ‘Must see’ activities.

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