Dog Friendly Ottawa: Westboro Fuse

Who else went to Westboro Fuse this year? Benji and I visited yesterday with his 2 BFFs, Daisy and Peach. The weather was amazing and after all the walking, barking and tail-wagging, they were all snoring by the time we got back to the car.

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Dog Friendly Ottawa: Nordstrom

We love it when businesses open their doors and heart to pets! We have been focusing on dog friendly coffee shops and restaurants in Ottawa, but Benji and I figured it was time we started introducing other non food related stores that allow pets. 

Here's our first one!

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Happy Howlidays!

This year has flown by and despite the crazy amount of work, I'm happy to know I was able to reach some of my objectives. I now have a new website with my own domain and a new logo, I've launched a new store on Zazzle, adopted out 2 foster dogs and still managed to get straight A's in school while working part-time. I think I can be proud of myself! 

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Dog Friendly Ottawa: Little Victories Coffee

Another weekend, another adventure! 

Last weekend, Benji and I went on a hunt to find another dog-friendly cafe to hang out together. Our stop: Little Victories Coffee on Wellington West. 

This little gem is well hidden and although it's located on the main street, we missed it the first time as we didn't even notice it. 

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Diva Nina Dog Product Review

A few years ago, when Benji and I went to the Ottawa Pet Expo, we met Nadine at her Diva Nina booth and fell in love with her products. I wanted to buy the whole store for Benji, but I was tight on budget and left with her business card instead. 

Her items were, however, always on my mind and I regretted not buying anything back then. This year, I finally contacted her using the wrinkled business card I had kept for so long, and we agreed to meet at the Ottawa Pet Expo again this year.  

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Dog Friendly Ottawa: Union Street Kitchen Cafe

Today was a beautiful day and my mom and I decided to explore a cafe in Ottawa that I had been wanting to try after reading about it on Narcity Ottawa.

This cute little cafe is located in New Edinburgh, well hidden in a nice and quiet residential area not too far from the downtown core. 

Obviously, Benji had to come with us.   

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Mod Bone Wood Puzzle Dog Toy Review

We have been swamped and a lot has happened since we last showed sign of life, so we figured we would introduce you guys to this new toy that Benji recently got!

I found this dog toy at HomeSense and although I didn't buy it the first time, I knew that Benji would love it and got it for him on my second visit there when I saw it was still sitting on the same shelf as the time before. 

This game is basically a puzzle for dogs. 

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Benji's Picks: Top 5 Eco-Friendly Pet Products

Benji and I are very environmentally conscious and try our best to limit negative impacts on the environment by reducing waste, recycling and choosing what to buy, even if that means having to spend a little more. 

Today, we would like to share our top 5 pet products that we use that are gentle on both the animals and the planet.  

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Crazy Dog Lady

Although I used to live with 7 chihuahuas and 5 cocker spaniels back in Switzerland (and chickens… and tortoises… and guinea pigs… and… ok I should stop), I find that living with 3 dogs at the moment is still a struggle.

My mom’s chihuahua Daisy is currently staying with us and I swear I could make 3 more chihuahuas out of all the fur she’s losing in my apartment. 

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Dog Friendly Ottawa: The Ottawa RibFest

Being that we’re both hopeless foodies, the Ottawa RibFest on Sparks street is something that Benji and I look forward to every year.

This year, Benji’s foster brother Winnie joined us as well.

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