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Raising Your Dog in Liberty Village

September 8th, 2017 | City LivingMonika's Animal HouseKing West / Niagara / Liberty Village

Just as the human population is growing in the neighbourhoods of downtown Toronto, so is the dog population. There are no exact numbers, but it is estimated that there are as many as 280 dogs in an average 40-storey downtown condo. That’s a lot of dogs just waiting to run,… Read Full Entry

Paws Playgrounds in Leslieville

August 15th, 2017 | Monika's Animal HouseLeslieville/Riverside

In an extremely pet-friendly city such as Toronto, there is typically a dog daycare facility in almost every neighbourhood. In the same way we seek out the most raved-about cafe or a yoga studio for ourselves, we want our fur baby to have a quality, safe place to play, socialize,… Read Full Entry

Exploring Rennie Park in Swansea

August 14th, 2017 | City LivingMonika's Animal HouseJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West Village

Toronto is a city of many parks and green spaces. In fact, thanks to our bountiful tree canopy - even downtown - Toronto was ranked 5th in a study of the greenest cities in the world! (MIT, Treepedia). While the larger, more well-known parks - such as High Park, Trinity… Read Full Entry

Rufflecting On Woofstock 2017 In Toronto’s Woodbine Park

July 26th, 2017 | Monika's Animal HouseThe Danforth

If you are a dog owner in Toronto, you may have heard a lot of buzz about Woofstock, a dog festival that took place on the last weekend of May in Toronto's Woodbine Park. The festival is now on its 14th year celebrating dogs and dog owners and just as… Read Full Entry

Urbaneer Sniffs Out Woofstock 2017 At Woodbine Park This Weekend

May 23rd, 2017 | City LivingMonika's Animal House

Summer in Toronto carries many connotations - good and bad - for all of us. As urban dwellers, it's almost guaranteed that the summer months will find us crawling through traffic and road construction, or sweating through chaotic ferry line-ups and cramped rides in unairconditioned subway cars. BUT, that said,… Read Full Entry

A Pawsitive Spin On Toronto Real Estate

April 4th, 2017 | Monika's Animal House

Living in a busy, bustling city can be tough for a human, so consider what a dog must think of this crazy, fast-paced place!  Whether you live in a condominium or a freehold home, one of the challenges of the urban lifestyle is ensuring the health and happiness of our… Read Full Entry

Animal House: 5 Simple Rules For Selling A Home With Pets

March 10th, 2017 | Monika's Animal House

Every seller wants their home to sell quickly and for top dollar. But it takes some planning, organizing and prepping to present your property in the best way possible. When listing a home for sale, I always ask my clients to keep in mind that most buyers are not only… Read Full Entry

No Bones About It Dog Daycare And Grooming - In The Beach

February 3rd, 2017 | City LivingMonika's Animal House

A neighbourhood that truly feels like home requires a few essentials. For some that includes a welcoming cafe; for others it’s the local eatery that feels like home. If you’re a pet owner, one of the essentials may be an exceptional doggie groomer and daycare that your fur baby will… Read Full Entry

Animal House: My Top Five Holiday Gifts for Pets

December 9th, 2016 | Monika's Animal House

Have you started your Holiday gift shopping yet? This seems to be a popular question as the season unfolds but don’t panic, there are still two weeks left to check everyone off your list. But when you're making your list, and checking it twice, don’t forget about your lovable pets. All year… Read Full Entry

We Adore Kew Gardens In The Beach

December 3rd, 2016 | City LivingMonika's Animal House

Did you know that Toronto currently has about 1,600 parks and 600 kilometres of trails, which translates to about 8,000 hectares? That's approximately 13 per cent of Toronto’s overall land area - not bad for a major metropolitan centre! While not all of the city's parks are lucky enough to… Read Full Entry