Vancouver has a reputation as a dog-friendly city. Dozens of off-leash areas are scattered throughout downtown and more than a half-dozen beaches allow pooches to roam free. The number of doggie daycares within city limits has skyrocketed, and it’s now common to see professional dog walkers trolling Vancouver streets with a half-a-dozen hounds in tow.
But in the past few weeks, Vancouver has taken its canine-friendly reputation up a notch. Earlier this month an estimated 10,000 mutts converged on downtown’s Mainland Street for Pet-a-Palooza. The non-profit event featured acrobatic dog demos, pet health exhibits and even a unique “running of the bulls” (a bulldog race). Continue reading:
Attention Dog Lovers: Feel-Good Canine News in Vancouver