By Type

Looking for a particular type of dog-friendly destination?  You’ve come to the right place. Here, you can browse by type.  I have them organized into three categories…

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


Sandy seaside spots for those glorious Halifax summer days. Have you ever thought about how lucky we are to live in a city with so many incredible beaches so close by? That said, when it comes to dog-friendliness, not all beaches are created equal. I hope this will help you find your favourite beach for sunny days … Continue reading Beaches

Crystal Crescent Beach off-leash dog-friendly

Parks & Trails

Spend time in nature with your best dog friend.  There are a ton of parks and trail systems within the HRM (and beyond).  It’s pretty amazing.  Whether you’re looking for a long walk in the woods, someplace to go for a dip on a hot day, and even the occasional wildlife sighting, there is something for … Continue reading Parks & Trails

Morris Lake and Russell Lake in Dartmouth, NS are dog-friendly

Sports Fields & Dog Parks

Don’t have time to go for a long walk, and you’re looking for an open green space nearby for a quick game of fetch?  Or maybe your dog needs some quality time with her pals in a fenced-in zone (hey, some dogs just wanna be free… but chasing them down can be tiring).  We have your back. Conrose Park  Dartmouth … Continue reading Sports Fields & Dog Parks

Backcountry Camping with Dogs in Kejimkujik National Park


We love camping! We have yet to encounter a campground that didn’t allow dogs (that would just be ridiculous), but we’ve had better experiences at certain places than at others. Here are some of the campgrounds in N.S. we’ve visited. Blomidon Provincial Park (Click here to read about camping at Blomidon, or check out our list … Continue reading Campgrounds