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Native Canine-Lover’s Information to Toronto and the GTA


    Life in Toronto is fast-paced, costly, and you’ll all the time discover one thing to do. But it surely’s not simply us people who can have adventures round city. With so many canine mothers and cat dads, the neighborhood is turning into an increasing number of pet-friendly and there are methods to exit in town together with your canine or journey cat.

    On the lookout for one thing to do? I’ve put collectively a fast checklist of my absolute favorite canine and cat-friendly locations round Toronto so that you and your furry good friend can journey out collectively!

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    So many craft breweries are cropping up across the metropolis and their patios typically welcome pets. Take your decide from Black Lab Brewing (Leslieville), Stone Lion Pub (The Seashores), Mill Road Brewery (Distillery District), Excessive Park Brewery (The Junction), and Brunswick Bier Works (East York). Some characteristic pet menus, a deal with out of your server, or particular pet-themed occasions. Test them out and tell us your favourites!

    In the event you’re on the lookout for non-alcoholic choices, take a look at your native Starbucks, Balzac’s Espresso Roasters, Tom & Sawyer, and Rooster Espresso Home.

    2. An evening away together with your finest good friend.

    A couple of years in the past, we have been planning a particular household occasion and wished to incorporate the canines. I phoned lodge after lodge and will solely discover TWO that accepted pets. Quick-forward to at present and fortunately journey is getting simpler for pet mother and father. From dog-friendly resorts to superior pet lodges, if you have to go away city (and even go on a well-earned staycation), you now have selections.

    If you wish to splurge, I extremely advocate Resort X. (Shameless plug: We’re their designated pet photographer so you may embody a images session throughout your keep – see hyperlink) Not solely do they welcome your canine or cat with its personal mattress, treats, and different goodies, however the view is to die for!

    3. Have a day of pampering and purchasing.

    There are groomers after which there are the groomers at Hound & Purr. The proprietor, Victoria, has many followers among the many cute and furry and her workforce of groomers will get excessive praises from the people too! Among the best issues is that they not solely simply groom canines – they’ve particular cat days in order that fabulous felines can get their well-deserved pampering in an setting freed from stress.

    Hound & Purr can also be an independant boutique and Victoria works arduous to herald native and distinctive gadgets. So that you and your pet can have an ideal purchasing expertise too.

    Know of an superior dog-loving spot I missed? Ship me a fast message right here and let me know! I’m all the time on the lookout for new locations to take a look at.