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

High Head Trail in Halifax / HRM with Off-Leash Dog

High Head Trail Might be HRM’s Best-Kept Secret

Not far from the City, nestled in between Peggy’s Cove and Duncan’s Cove, is the lesser known Prospect Bay.

And sitting on a tiny peninsula that juts out into the mouth of the Bay, you’ll find the heart of the little community known as Prospect.

This breathtaking peninsula is a sight to be seen in its own right.  Add to that the most perfect coastal hiking trail… and you have yourself one incredible dogventure.  Continue reading

DIY Homemade Adjustable Fabric Dog Collar Tutorial

DIY Adjustable Dog Collar Tutorial

I am beyond excited to finally be sharing this DIY with you. It combines three of my biggest passions: dogs, sewing and my favourite fabric store ever.

Sometimes DIY projects are a way of making something you might not otherwise be able to (easily) find. Sometimes they’re a way to get what you want for cheaper. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you’ll find a project idea that gives you both. This is one of those ideas.  Continue reading

Belchers Marsh Park in Clayton Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia Off-Leash Dog Friendly

Belchers Marsh Park Makes it Easy to Get Your Daily Dose of Nature

I continue to be amazed by all of the awesome places to go on dogventures right in our backyards. HRM has done a pretty great job of preserving lots of beautiful green space, even as it expands into the suburbs.

Take the Belchers Marsh Park for example. You probably wouldn’t expect to find a vibrant marsh and a pretty winding trail tucked in behind a bunch of apartment buildings in Clayton Park. Yet there it is.  Continue reading