Other Dog Activities in British Columbia

Tired of watching Fido run laps in the dog park? We’ve got the scoop on lots of other dog friendly attractions in British Columbia too. You’ll find information on all of the dog friendly wineries, boat rentals, botanical gardens, drive-ins, and other offbeat animal attractions in British Columbia here.

Pet Friendly Davison Orchards Country Village
Davison Orchards Country Village Davison Orchards Country Village is pet-friendly. Enjoy lots of open areas with picnic tables and seating outdoors, where dogs are welcome. Davison Orchards Country Village is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm. See Details
Pet Friendly Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 140 metres long and 70 metres above the river. Leashed dogs are permitted to cross the bridge, but are not allowed in the Raptors Ridge area or inside the gift shop. See Details
Silver Star Mountain Resort Silver Star Mountain Resort in Vecrnon, BC is dog-friendly. Explore the panoramic views of the beautiful Okanagan Valley and the Monashee Mountains by taking a dog-friendly gondola ride. Once you've reached the summit, explore over 4 kilometers of hiking trails while taking in the cool mountain air. A Gondola Sightseeing & Hiking Season Pass gives you and Fido access to the gondola on Friday, Saturday & Sunday (during opening hours), and access to trails. See Details
The Butchart Gardens The Butchart Gardens welcome well-behaved, leashed pets. Pets must be on short leashes. If you forget your leash, please stop by the Visitor Information Centre where you may borrow one. Doggie cleanup bags are available. Five convenient pet water fountains are located throughout the park and are marked on the map of The Butchart Gardens. From December 1 through January 6, pets will not be permitted between 3pm and 8pm. During all other times, pets are welcome at Butchart Gardens. See Details
The Gardens at HCP The Gardens at HCP is a pet-friendly botanical garden located just twelve kilometers north of Downtown Victoria, British Columbia. This gorgeous public garden is lovingly cared for by volunteers, staff and students. From their hands-on Children’s Garden to the largest outdoor Bonsai Garden in Canada, you will find something to inspire at every visit. Leashed pups can join their owners on the pathways. The park is open every day of the week from 9am until 5pm. See Details
Ancient Hill Estate Winery Ancient Hill Estate Winery is dog-friendly. Located directly across from the Kelowna Airport, the mountains in the distance provide a stunning backdrop to this boutique vineyard and tasting room. Grapes were first planted in this spot 60 years ago and they have produced a variety of wines for nearly as long. The wines are European-style and available in the wineshop or the picnic area, which is both beautiful and pet-friendly. Ancient Hill Estate Winery is open every day of the week from 10:30am to 5:30pm. See Details
Pooch Pool School Pooch Pool School in Nanaimo, BC, features a 50' pool where Fido can swim, practice dock diving, and receive aqua therapy. The NADD sanctioned facility also includes a 40' dock. Services are available by appointment with 30 minute, 60 minute, or half day sessions. Your pup can also swim with friends when you book a pool party. See Details
Studio Brewing Bring Fido out for some craft brews at dog-friendly Studio Brewing in Burnaby, BC. You can pair a cold beer with one of the snacks from the brewery's limited food menu, such as a cheese plate, beer nuts or mixed olives. Leashed dogs are welcome at outside tables. See Details
Legend Distilling Legend Distilling is a true craft distillery producing premium small-batch gin, vodka, whisky and liqueurs. Everything is hand-made and packaged on-site using the only finest local ingredients. The pantry has mixers and garnishes, preserves, and handmade items for the home and garden. Dogs are welcome to join you as you sample the beverages outdoors. See Details
Unleashed Brewing Company Fido is welcome to join you inside or at an outdoor table at Unleashed Brewing Company, a dog-inspired and dog-friendly brewery in the heart of Kelowna's Brewery District in Kelowna, BC. Enjoy a variety of beers, as well as wine, cider and non-alcoholic drinks. See Details
Grizzli Winery Bring Fido to Grizzli Winery in Kelowna, BC, and enjoy stunning views and award-winning wines. Wines offered include reds, whites, fruits, and icewines. Light snacks are available for purchase. Visitors with ample time can take a one hour estate tour or a 30 minute, dog-friendly vineyard tour. The winery also hosts several events year-round and they always welcome dogs. See Details
Quails' Gate Winery Quails' Gate Winery in Kelowna, BC is dog friendly and welcomes Fido with a fresh bowl of water on the outdoor patio. Family farmed since 1956, Quails' Gate proudly make exceptional wines in the Okanagan Valley. Enjoy a glass or bottle of wine while admiring stunning views across Okanagan Lake. See Details
Little Engine Wines Little Engine Wines is a dog-friendly winery in Penticton, BC, where Fido is welcome to enjoy fresh air and beautiful scenery while you sip on a glass of their pinot noir or chardonnay. Enjoy a seat with your leashed pup at a table on their covered patio with sweeping views of their vineyard against a mountain backdrop. See Details
Ruby Blues Winery Ruby Blues Winery is a funky pet-friendly boutique establishment in Penticton, BC. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you at a table outside, surrounded by their vineyard. They offer a variety of white and red wines to try. See Details
Meadow Park Dogs are allowed off-leash at Meadow Park before 10am and after 8pm daily. See Details
Spruce Grove Park Dogs are allowed off-leash inside the field areas when the fields are not in use Spruce Grove Park's baseball fields in Whistler, BC. The park also has access to the Lost Lake trail system. See Details
House of Rose Winery This family-owned winery is dog friendly in both it's vineyard and wine shop! Bring your dog for a walk through the vineyard, and enjoy a tasting while you're there. Dogs can also hang out in the picnic area with their owners and get a treat from the wine shop. House of Rose Winery is open every day of the week from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Fired Up! Paint Your Own Pottery Fired Up! Paint Your Own Pottery is a pet-friendly craft center in Victoria, BC that allows well-behaved pets to join their owners as they tap into their artistic side. The studio offers pottery painting, clay classes, occasional clay imprint workshops, themed nights and more. Four-legged artists must be well-behaved and either leashed or carried while in the shop. See Details
Banditry Cider Leashed dogs are welcome to visit Banditry Cider in Gibsons, BC, CA. This pet-friendly cidery invites dogs and their humans to explore the property, which feature gardens, ponds and secret spots to enjoy your beverages. Picnic tables are also available for seating near the cider shop. Pack your own picnic to enjoy. See Details
Discovery Passage Aquarium The pet-friendly Discovery Passage Aquarium is a small aquarium museum in Campbell River, BC, what welcomes leashed and friendly dogs. They offer a hand-on experience for humans from spring through fall. Local species are collected from the marine environment in the spring and returned to the area of collection at the end of the season. See Details
Scenic Road Cider Co Scenic Road Cider Co is a dog-friendly cidery located in beautiful Kelowna, BC. Dogs are welcome at outside tables. They produce a variety of specialty drinks such as mulled apple cider and cherry cider available by the glass or part of a flight. They don't have a kitchen, but allow outside food and often host food trucks. See Details
Sperling Vineyards Sperling Vineyards is a pet-friendly winery in Kelowna, BC, CA. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on their beautiful property with mountain views. Savor a glass of wine at an outdoor picnic table, or enjoy a walk through the vineyard. Check their website for upcoming events including live music. See Details
BC Ferries Departing from Port Hardy and Port McNeill in British Columbia, BC Ferries is a pet-friendly overnight ferry option for dogs and their owners. Dogs travel for free on board the ferries that vary in length from around an hour to overnight cruises that can even connect with Alaskan ferries. Pet areas include seating, radiant heating, water access, kennels, waste bags and a trash can to dispose of waste. Dogs can either stay alone in the car or travel in the pet deck in a kennel. See Details
Intrigue Wines Intrigue Wines is a dog-friendly winery and tasting room in Kelowna, BC. Like many vineyards in British Columbia's wine country, this boutique estate is known for its hand-crafted wines at reasonable prices. Dogs are welcome to join you in the outdoor area of Intrigue Wines. Intrigue Wines is open every day of the week from 10am to 6pm. See Details