Bissett Lake Trail in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia

And the winner is… (Plus a visit to Bissett Lake Trail)

I wish I could send gift bundles to every single one of you. I really do. You guys have no idea how much I appreciate all the love Halifax Dogventures has received in this past week, and year.

But there can be only one lucky winner. And that person is…  Continue reading

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Super Simple DIY Dog Blanket, Homemade Paw Balm and DIY Adjustable Dog Collar Giveaway

A One-Year Anniversary Giveaway

One year. 50 dogventures. 40,000 visitors. And a whole lot of love.

img_9350When I started this blog one year ago, I set a goal: one post a week for 52 weeks. I am proud to say that we made it through the first year, and I continue to be just as excited about Halifax Dogventures as I was 52 weeks ago. Continue reading

Halifax Peninsula HRM Off-Leash Sports Fields

Dogventures After Dark: Halifax Peninsula Edition

Sadly, Halloween is done for another year. Although we didn’t do much to celebrate, Dallas had lots of fun doing tricks for treats last night. And besides, we think the day after Halloween – November 1st – is even more exciting. Why is that? Well, it’s the day that many of HRM’s off-leash sports fields “open” for the season, of course.

We are recognizing Opening Day with our second edition of Dogventures After Dark. In this special post, we are pitting Halifax Peninsula’s four off-leash sports against each other in a head to head competition. We wanted to know which field is best for after-dark dogventures. Continue reading

Nackawic Walking Trail in Nackawic, New Brunswick with Off-Leash Dog

Getting Lost (and Found) in Nackawic, NB

What do you do when your long weekend hike is a complete bust? You find some craft beer and a donair, check out the local sites, and make the most of a glorious fall day.

This Thanksgiving, we had the privilege of being deep in the New Brunswick wilderness, at a rustic cottage on the shore of the Saint John River, somewhere between Fredericton and Nackawic.

We had the best of intentions of checking out a nearby hiking trail, a trail that Hiking NB refers to as the Flattop Mountain Trail. Continue reading