Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, Nova Scotia Off-Leash Dog Friendly

Point Pleasant Park: It’s for the dogs.

I can’t believe I haven’t talked about Point Pleasant Park until now. I mean, it’s pretty unlikely that this is the first you’re hearing of this huge (nearly 200-acre) wooded playground at the southernmost point of the Halifax peninsula. But maybe you don’t know just how dog friendly this park is.  Continue reading

Anderson Lake in Bedford, Nova Scotia is dog-friendly... sort of

A Sneaky Dogventure at Anderson Lake

In a previous post, I talked about how we often look for new places to go dogventuring by simply scanning Google Maps for nearby green (and blue) spaces. It’s a shot-in-the-dark approach that has lead us to all kinds of places, some incredible, and some downright confusing.

I can’t decide how to categorize this week’s dogventure. On the one hand, we found a beautiful lakeside hideout. On the other hand, we had to trespass to get there.  Continue reading

DogRunnin at Cole Harbour/Lawrencetown Coastal Heritage Park

Do you have a long list of things you’ve “always wanted to try”? I think most of us have that list, whether it’s written down or not. The things we think we’d like to do, but we can’t seem to get around to trying. Something keeps holding us back. Work is too busy, it’s not the right time, we don’t have the right gear or the right outfit… Or maybe we’re just holding ourselves back.

There’s no question that stepping outside of the comfort zone can be… well, uncomfortable. But this week, it was time. I finally took the plunge. I did canicross!  Continue reading