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Ways to Enjoy the Sea-to-Sky this Fall with Your Dog

Tucked between two glorious, busy seasons, fall in Whistler might be the local's best kept-secret. Crowds have faded, bugs have retired and heat has moderated, leading to quieter, cool and pleasant autumn days. While I appreciate the cozy wool sweater weather, wrapping my hands around hot bevys and enjoying good books in front of the fireplace, one thing I love the most about fall is getting outside and embracing the fresh autumn air with my dogs. I feel so fortunate to call the Sea-to-Sky my home, with a variety of outdoor activities to do year-round and with my best pawls by my side. I have listed below some ways to enjoy the Sea-to-Sky this fall with your dog: Go for a hike Fall might be the...

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Autumn Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Ahhh, Autumn! The season for crisp air, uncrowded trails, colourful foliage, and snowy mountain peaks! But fall is also a time of potential dangers for our pets. From household poisons to cold weather hazards and even to seasonal celebrations, there are several safety issues to keep in mind. Keep your furry friends happy and healthy during this beautiful time of the year with these autumn safety tips: Be cautious of rodenticides  As the cooler temperatures approach, rodents start to seek shelter indoors and the use of poisons becomes more common. Rodent poisons, also called Rodenticides, are highly toxic to pets and, if ingested, the results could be fatal. If these are used around the household, be extremely careful and make them...

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Dog Friendly Pemberton: Walks, Hikes, and Hangouts

As a dog owner, and avid adventurer, Pemberton is the most amazing place to live. In dog-friendly Pemberton I regularly find beautiful new places to walk my dogs. There are places for any kind of dog owner, whether you’re into hiking, biking, or just sitting and sippin’ a coffee with your four-legged friend, dog-friendly Pemberton has a spot for you. I made a list of my favorite Pemby places to take my dogs, if you’re not a Pemberton resident I hope this motivates you to venture out and see what else the Sea to Sky has to offer. Enjoy! Beautiful sunset hike along the Green River FSR One Mile Lake Now, if you live in Pemby and own a dog I’m...

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Joys of Taking Your Dog Camping

The companionship of a dog can be one of the most wonderful and rewarding experiences for a camping enthusiast. Surely, bringing along Fido on a camping adventure improves camping dynamics, and makes the outdoors feel more like home without the usual domestic distractions. It is also a great opportunity for you to bond further with your furry best friend while providing them with the exercise they need to stay happy and healthy. Indeed, bringing your dog to spend a night under the stars has many benefits for everyone: They’ll get plenty of exercise, so will you Clearly, taking your dog along on an outdoor adventure can do wonders for their health. It is important that dogs stay active in order...

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Ways to Connect with Your Dog This Spring in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor

Here in the Sea-to-Sky corridor, we can enjoy year-round activities with our furry best friends. But when spring comes, and we finally get our long-awaited daylight and sunshine, we can’t be more excited to celebrate the beginning of warmer days to bond with our best pawl. In honour to this pleasant weather, here are some pawsome ways to connect with your dog this spring in the Sea-to-Sky corridor:   Go canoeing The Sea-to-Sky is home to a plethora of lakes accessible by vehicle. If your dog is well-behaved and calm enough to sit still, canoeing with your pup can be a treat for both of you. WHERE TO GO:   Alta Lake, River of Golden Dreams to Green Lake, Callaghan Lake, Mile One Lake,...

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