Port Joli Beach in Port Joli, Nova Scotia Off-Leash Dog Friendly

This Might Just Be The Best Swimming Beach Ever.

For Labour Day weekend, we were back on the road, returning to the South Shore for a final jaunt at the end of my incredible five-week vacation. The main purpose of the trip was to visit family, but of course, we take any road trip as an opportunity to go exploring with Dal.

The weather was glorious, so naturally, we headed to the beach.  Continue reading

Rainbow Haven Beach in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia Off-Leash Dog Friendly

The Pros and Cons of Taking Your Dog to Rainbow Haven Beach

After finishing an inspiring year-long work term, I have a few weeks off before embarking on my next endeavour. How lucky am I that this transition lined up with the month of August? Naturally, this means spending a ton of quality time with Dallas (and other family members) at my parents’ lake house in New Brunswick. I have been out of the Province for about a week so far. But don’t worry – we’ve been out and about a ton this summer, so I have a few dogventures to catch you up on.  Continue reading

Conrad's Beach in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia is Off-Leash Dog Friendly

The Dog Days of Summer at Conrad’s Beach

Beach days. With dogs. I really can’t imagine anything better.

Admittedly, taking a dog to the beach can be tough. There’s a lot going on. If it’s a beach day, the weather is probably hot. And if you’re going to a saltwater beach, you’ll need to lug lots of drinking water with you, for you and your pooch. But with the right dog, the right beach, and the right attitude, beach days with dogs can be heaven.  Continue reading