Dog Friendly Activities in Canada

Don’t leave Fido in the hotel room when you’re on vacation. Get out and play! No matter where you’re headed in Canada, we can point you towards the nearest off-leash dog park, the most popular dog beach, a really great hiking trail, and lots of other places to play with Fido.

Pet Friendly Rainbow Park
Rainbow Park Rainbow Park in Whistler, BC, allows dogs off-leash before 10am and after 8pm daily. They also have a gated, designated off-leash area available 24/7. There is even a "Barking Bay" beach area for dogs at the park. See Details
Pet Friendly Mount Royal Park
Mount Royal Park Mount Royal Park in Montreal is dog-friendly. The park features a popular trail that's a perfect nature escape from city life. The trail stretches for miles around the area, giving you and your pooch plenty to explore. Dogs must be on leash at all times, and owners must pick up after their pet. See Details
La Maison Lavande Located in the heart of the Lower Laurentians, La Maison Lavande is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the property as long as their owners pick up after them and ensure their pets are respectful. La Maison Lavande features lavender fields, shops and more. Admission is free during certain times of the year. Guests can find this information as well as its operating hours, on its official website. See Details
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is a dog-friendly park in Caledonia, NS. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on one of the many hiking trails. There are easy and moderate loops that offer great views of the water and forest, or you can try one of the in-and-out trails. The Mersey Meadow, Hemlocks and Hardwoods, and Gold Mines trails are self-guided and the informative panels throughout provide details about the natural and cultural resources the park protects. See Details
Gan Brewing Company Fido is welcome to join you for a beer at Gan Brewing Company, a dog-friendly microbrewery in Gananoque, ON. Gan Brewing is a family-owned and operated business producing quality craft beer which you can enjoy with Fido beside a cozy fire pit on the outside patio or inside at the bar. GBC are famous for the highly-touted Naughty Otter Lager, one of the fastest-growing craft beers in Ontario. Sip a glass of Naughty Otter or quench your thirst with a Highland Bull Scottish Ale, Revival Stout, or Axleworks IPA. If you can't decide what to fill your glass with, order a flight of favorites to sample while listening to live music in the spring and summer. See Details
Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park is a popular dog-friendly attraction in Hopewell Cape, NB. Plan your visit carefully around the tide table in order to be able to walk the ocean floor when the tide recedes. This will allow you to get close to the rock formations that resemble flowerpots. Fido is welcome to join you on a leash that is 10 feet or shorter (you can rent a leash at the admission kiosk if you don't have a suitable leash with you). Pets are restricted from accessing all buildings (with the exception of service dogs). There are restrooms, picnic areas, and walking trails as well. See Details
Little Beasts Brewing Company Little Beasts Brewing Company is a family and dog-friendly brewery in Whitby, ON, CA, both inside and out. The brewery is known for creating a wide range of American, Belgian and Barrel-Aged beers. See Details
Macaloney's Caledonian Distillery & Two Dogs Brewery Macaloney's Caledonian Distillery & Two Dogs Brewery in Victoria, BC allows you to experience craft beer and whiskey in an authentic pub atmosphere. Although dogs are not allowed to tour the facility, Fido is welcome to join you in the pet-friendly lounge and tasting room. Whether you order a pint or a flight, you're sure to find something tasty to enjoy. See Details
Prince Albert National Park Prince Albert National Park is a dog-friendly park in Waskesiu Lake, SK. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails and on most beaches outside of buoyed swimming areas. There are 17 trails of various lengths that range from easy to difficult. See Details
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
Terwillegar Park Terwillegar Park provides acres of space for your pup to enjoy playing without a leash in Edmonton, AB. Just make sure your dog is licensed and vaccinated before enjoying the park. The park also has dog-friendly, multi-use trails and a 262-metre-long footbridge that links the park to Jan Reimer Park on the north side of the river. See Details
Bicycle Craft Brewery Bicycle Craft Brewery is dog-friendly. This relaxed shop and taproom welcomes dogs to join their owners inside. You can enjoy 12 oz pours or flights of beer, along with locally made snacks from some of Ottawa's best artisan food shops. Peckish pups are invited to bring their own food from outside or to get food delivered from nearby. There's swag and cans to take home with you, too. Bicycle Craft Brewery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm, Sunday from 11am to 5pm, Monday from 11am to 6pm, and Tuesday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Old Flame Brewing Co. Nestled in the Historical District of Port Perry, Old Flame Brewing Co. is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for a craft brew both inside and outside of Old Flame. Old Flame's menu includes beers such as its "Dirty Blonde," a hazy, golden lager, "Gimme a Kiss," an Indian Red Lager, and "Perry Loved Mary," a hop forward Ale. Bring Fido to the Brewing Co. on a Saturday afternoon for live music. Old Flame Brewing Co. is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Cabot Beach Provincial Park The largest park in Western Prince Edward Island, Cabot Beach Provincial Park is dog-friendly! Cabot Beach features a large day-use area and supervised swimming on the scenic Malpeque Bay. Leashed dogs are allowed to explore the property and the beach as long as their humans clean up after them. Cabot Beach Provincial Park is open daily from 8am to 11pm. See Details
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge is a dog-friendly bridge within a 617-acre forest in North Vancouver, BC. Fearless Fido is welcome to join you as you cross the narrow suspension bridge 50 meters above the forest floor. Be aware that when several people are on the bridge at the same time, it will be prone to swaying! Once you brave the crossing, you will be rewarded with three trails to choose from- one takes you to a swimming area, another to Twin Falls, and the last option brings you to Rice Lake. See Details
Signal Hill National Historic Site Signal Hill National Historic Site is pet-friendly. This St. John's landmark is a great place for a hike with your pooch. The highlight of this great overlook on the coast is a bronze statue of a Newfoundland next to a Labrador, commemorating the breeds’ first home. Dogs are welcome if they are on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them. Signal Hill is open every day of the week from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Parc Jean-Paul Forand Ecological Park Parc Jean-Paul Forand Ecological Park, located in Shefford, QC, is a beautiful park with trails ideal for you and Fido. Take your best friend for a hike along Sarsaparilla, Violet, Surette, Fougere and Savoyane Trails which lead you along a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked loop. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you when exploring this beautiful area on foot. See Details
Café Arthur Check out Café Arthur, a pet-centric attraction featuring a doggy cafe and gated dog park in Laval, QC. The indoor seating and outdoor patio tables are pet-friendly, so you can bring your pup along and choose wherever best suits you both, and they even offer a special dog menu! On the menu for humans, you'll find items such as tiny fried chicken, portobello mushroom risotto and snow shrimp tacos. Stop by and enjoy a delicious meal while your pup gets to run around and socialize in the off-leash dog park! See Details
Tatamagouche Brewery Fido is welcome to join you at pet-friendly Tatamagouche Brewery in Tatamagouche, NS. This former butcher shop turned community brewery offers apparel, glassware and growler fills. Enjoy sampling a flight of their small, handcrafted beers on the outdoor patio with your pup. See Details
Greenwood Conservation Area (North End of Ajax) Greenwood Conservation Area is pet-friendly. Join hikers and fishing enthusiasts at Greenwood Conservation Area for a day of off-leash fun. Located in the woods along Duffins Creek, this protected area is full of winding woodland trails and features a large off-leash space with entrances to the water. Dog owners are reminded to clean up after pups for other park users to enjoy the space, too. See Details