Having a go-to trail within walking distance of your home is priceless. I just think it’s so great to be able to go for a walk with your dog without having to drive somewhere. It makes those weekday evening walks so much easier, and less time in the car makes us (me and Dallas) so much happier. Continue reading
This week seems like an excellent time to talk about some good places to take your dog when there is literally so much snow you can’t even.
When there are no sidewalks and the snow is waist deep, giving your dog a daily dose of exercise can be challenging. This might be well and good if your dog doesn’t particularly like cold weather, but Dallas thrives in these conditions. She loves the snow so much. This means I have no reasonable excuse whatsoever to stay inside. Enter the off-leash sports fields. Continue reading
Because sometimes you just need some time in the woods with your dog. Because hiking isn’t just for summertime. Because fresh air and sunshine are the best cure for a weekend of indulgence, and the wintertime “blahs”.
We visited Susie’s Lake for the first time about a week ago, and it was such a treat. Continue reading
When I was a kid, we lived on a nondescript road, tucked in between Cole Harbour and Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, known as Ritcey Crescent. It was a peaceful place to grow up, backing onto acres of forest. My brother and I spent a lot of time in those woods.
When you live in a place like that, it seems reasonable, necessary even, to have a dog. So after years of begging, my parents finally relented. In 1997, when I was ten years-old, I got my first dog. Continue reading
A couple of weekends ago, a friend suggested we take a little road trip to Truro to do some early Christmas shopping. “Drive from Halifax to Truro to go shopping?” I thought. This seemed a little counter-intuitive. Continue reading