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

Shubenacadie Trail in Waverley, Nova Scotia Off-Leash Dog Friendly

Keeping it Cool with a Rainy Dogventure on the Shubenacadie Trail

Last weekend’s weather left much to be desired… but when your best friend is a lab, it’s never too rainy for a dogventure. In fact, the light misty rain made for perfect jogging conditions. So we decided to check out a trail that’s been on our list for quite some time: the Shubenacadie Trail in Waverley.  Continue reading

Cole Harbour Commons off-leash / fetch / dog-friendly?

Soaking Up Summer at the Cole Harbour Commons

In honour of the long weekend, we’re celebrating this #FetchFriday a day early.

Glorious, wonderful summer has arrived in the HRM. Which means the winter off-leash sports fields are back to their regular status, i.e. no dogs allowed until November 1st. But we can’t complain. Nothing says summer quite like hordes of running, yelling (and adorable) kids in soccer jerseys and softball uniforms.  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