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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 […]

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 […]

Canine Casbah Co.

In operation since 1996 the Canine Casbah is a kennel free in home dog daycare and boarding service located in central Halifax.

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 […]

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 […]

Africville/Seaview Park

There is a front and rear entrance to the park. If you come in threw the front entrance there is play ground and this section of the park is on leach. It is clearly marked as you walk in where the off leach part begins.Coming in the back entrance brings you threw some big pot […]

Long Lake Provincial Park

Located within a 15 minute drive of downtown Halifax this provincial park has its ups and downs depending on what you are looking for. The park was created in 1980 when the city’s water supply moved to Pockwock Lake water shed near Hammons Plains. A management plan for the park has never been completed which […]

Halifax Commons

The Halifax Common was created by surveyors following the settling of Halifax in 1749. It is still a land mark of central Halifax and a great place to get out with your dogs. Only five minutes from downtown it is within walking distance of just about anywhere in town with lots of parking on Cunard, […]