By Area

Browse dog-friendly spots in Halifax (and beyond) by area.

Crystal Crescent Beach off-leash dog-friendly

Armdale / Herring Cove / Purcell’s Cove

I get excited just thinking about all of the gems in this area that I have already discovered, or have yet to explore.  Armdale/Herring Cove/Purcell’s Cove is a huge area full of rugged landscapes, historic sites, and awesome dogventures just waiting to happen.

Kearney Lake Off-Leash Dog-Friendly


We are excited to be slowly exploring more and more of this great area.  So far, our definite favourite has been Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes.  What’s your favourite Bedford haunt?

Cole Harbour Lawrencetown Coastal Heritage Park is dog-friendly

Cole Harbour & Lawrencetown

When it comes to beautiful landscapes and peaceful get-a-ways, Cole Harbour & Lawrencetown take the cake.   Most of my favourite dogventures to date have happened here.

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


Dartmouth – the City of Lakes! This can only mean good things for dogs who love to swim. There are indeed an abundance of swim-friendly places to explore with your dog in Dartmouth. In addition to iconic Shubie Park, there are lots of lesser known options to mix things up.

Enjoy a dog-friendly east coast experience at MacCormacks Beach in Eastern Passage, NS

Eastern Passage

Eastern Passage is so underrated.  There are some truly beautiful spots, and it’s not that far from the City, I promise.

Mainland Common Loop Trail with dog

Halifax Peninsula

Halifax Peninsula offers a few solid and very handy options for spending time with your best friend.  The shining star is of course Point Pleasant Park, but there are some other lesser-known places worth checking out, especially if you live on the Halifax Peninsula and don’t have access to a vehicle, or you’re in the area … Continue reading Halifax Peninsula

Crescent Beach in Lockeport, NS - a beautiful, dog-friendly beach

Beyond HRM

If you have a few hours (or a weekend) to spare, why not venture a bit further, outside of the HRM city limits? You’ll be glad you did.

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