August 02, 2022 3 min read

Summer is flying by but there are still so many fun summer activities to enjoy! We're listing some of dog-friendly favourites including places to stay, dine & explore in southern Ontario. 


Andrews Scenic Acres (Milton)
Address: 9365 10 Side Road, Milton, ON  L9T 2X9

Andrews Scenic Acres is a farm. Dogs are allowed on the farm but they must be leashed at all times and are not allowed in the fruit picking fields. You can even grab a seasons pass so that you can visit the farm all year long with access to all the pick-your-own seasons such as apples, flowers, pumpkins, strawberries etc. 

SupperMarket (St.Catharines)
Address: Lakeside Park, 1 Lakeport Rd, St. Catharines, ON L2N 5B3

Head to Lakeside Park in Port Dalhousie and join the crowd every Tuesday night at this bustling market. Grab a bite from one of the food trucks and settle in for an evening of laughter and live music. All family members are welcome - including leashed pets! 


Grain & Grit Beer Co. (Hamilton)
Address: 11 Ewen Rd, Hamilton, ON L8S 3C3

Located in the west end of downtown Hamilton, Grain & Grit is a quaint family and dog-friendly brewery with a large & lively patio. Not only do they allow dogs on their brewery patio but they even host dog-dedicated events including a pretty adorable annual dog Halloween costume contest! 

Kew Vineyards (Beamsville)
Address:4696 King St, Beamsville, ON L0R 1B1

Niagara is home to some of the best wineries and breweries! Why not take your furry friend with you on your day out in Niagara? A hidden gem, pet-friendly winery is Kew Vineyards. You can enjoy their beautiful back patio while you sample the many wines they have to offer and bring your own picnic to enjoy. 

ClickHERE for some other dog-friendly winery options in the Niagara Region. 

GoodLot Farmstead Brewing Co.  (Caledon) 
Address:18825 Shaws Creek Rd, Alton, ON L7K 1L3

GoodLot is focused on creating fresh, hyper-local Farm-raised beer using ingredients grown on their own farm and by other small Ontario Farmers. This hidden gem family-owned brewery nestled in the Caledon Valley is a great spot to visit with friends, family, and pets! Check out their website for a schedule of all the events & live music they have planned for summer 2022. 


Penny’s Motel (Thornbury)
Address: 141 King Street East, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0

Their uniquely styled rooms are 100% canine friendly! Sure, there's a  few rules but they are just to ensure dogs are in-line and dogless guests are comfortable. 

The Briars Resort and Spa (Jackson Point)
Address:55 Hedge Rd, Jacksons Point, ON L0E 1L0

The Briars is an all-season picturesque lakeside resort, spa, event, and conference venue. Close to Toronto, but yet set on idyllic grounds, full of rich history, and surrounded by nature, The Briars can be the perfect destination for your next staycation. 

The Juniper Inn (St.Catharines)
Address:38 Lakeport Rd, St. Catharines, ON L2N 6X3

Juniper Inn is a beautiful new boutique hotel located in Port Dalhousie. Not only do their accommodations offer a variety of different fun themes/aesthetics but they also pet friendly (pet surcharge applies). As a bonus, right across the street is a boutique pet store & dog bakery,Endless Pawzibilies, and bakery so you can stock up on treats for the night.