Tag Archives: dog

Larry O’Connell Field

This baseball diamond by summer converts nicely to an off leash dog park during the winter months. It is for the most part fenced in but there are openings in the fence to keep in mind.There are quite a few local dog owners who frequent this park and is fast becoming a personal favourite.There is […]

Shubie Park

Located in Dartmouth on the other side of the fairly new Dartmouth Crossing and in between Lake Micmac and Lake Charles. Shubie Park offers some great hiking and off leash trails within the city limits. The area bordering Lake Charles offers a day time beach and camping/picnicking area. The park is open as long as […]

Rainbow Haven Beach

Rainbow Haven is located 8kms off of the Cow Bay Rd.  It is a provincial park and all the benefits that come with it.   It is a clean beach with well maintained boardwalks and a canteen.  The beach has a life guarded section that is usually pretty packed during the summer but there are lots […]

Girls Next Door

The Girls Next Door understand the importance of responsible pet ownership, but we also understand that sometimes our own lives get in the in the way of providing for many of the needs our pets have. When your life is getting too hectic, or your work schedule is preventing you from providing some of your […]

Halifax Veterinary Hospital

  Halifax Veterinary Hospital is one of three veterinary hospitals owned by, Halifax Veterinary Hospital Inc. Their hospitals take pride in offering full-service medical facilities for domestic, avian and exotic pets.  The professional and courteous health care teams at the Fairview Animal Hospital, Spryfield Animal Hospital and our hospital all offer the best possible medical, […]

Fort Needham Memorial Park

Located on a hill top in the north end of Halifaxthis park offers a deceptively large off leash section.  The main field area of the park is fenced off enough to keep most dogs from taking off.  I liked this park there are public tennis courts that look like they see their fare share of ball hockey as […]

Fetch Inc.

Located in Burnside fetch inc offers a variety of services including doggy daycare, obedience and agility training to name a few.  They have new classes starting regularly for any age and level of training.  Fetch Inc., the canine daycare and education facility in Burnside, Dartmouth.

Golden Rule Professional Dog Training

Golden Rule Training was developed by Tristan Flynn who bases his training on the golden rule to treat others the way you wish to be treated.   For more information on Tristan and his Golden Rule Training check out his site. http://www.goldenruletraining.ca

Happy Hounds

Happy Hounds was the first place I took my puppy when we got her for the dog socials.  I found it to be a great way to introduce a new puppy to a lot of other dogs and for a $5 donation it is well worth it. They also offer a variety of training classes, food, daytime […]

Pooch Parlour

Open since 1994 Pooch Parlour as a couple of very nice features.  First they keep a health report on your pet for small things you may miss and alert you to things that may require a vet examination.  Secondly for those of us who work to keep our dogs in kibble and raw hide bones […]