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Top Treats For Top Dogs In Lovely Leslieville

October 6th, 2020 | City LivingMonika's Animal HouseLeslieville/Riverside

It's no secret that your dog's favourite activity is pretty much anything that involves you! My favourite activity with my four-pawed pal? Anything that keeps him happy and healthy!     While the raw diet has never appealed to me personally - a scoop of double chocolate ice cream is essential to… Read Full Entry

Unwind In Eglinton Park Near Yonge & Eglinton

September 26th, 2020 | City LivingMonika's Animal House

Some folks go around thinking that all city green spaces are much of the same:  trees, a lawn of grass, and perhaps an asphalt path or two. It's really not the size or location that makes a Toronto park a standout, as they're all oases of green in a cement… Read Full Entry

Our Favourite Off-Leash Dog Parks In Toronto

September 25th, 2020 | Monika's Animal HouseSwansea / High Park / Bloor West Village

Welcome to an installment in our much-loved Animal House blog series! Urban dog owners know that navigating good doggy parenthood in a big city is no small feat. After all, dogs know when it’s time for a walk; they don’t care if it’s pouring rain or if there's two feet… Read Full Entry

A Lotta Love For Toronto’s High Park

September 20th, 2020 | City LivingMonika's Animal HouseJunction/High Park/Bloor West/SwanseaSwansea / High Park / Bloor West VillageHigh Park North / The Junction

High Park is the second-largest public park in Toronto and features hiking trails, sports facilities, a dog park, a zoo, playgrounds, community spaces, greenhouses, picnic areas, a beautiful waterfront - and is easily accessible by public transit! This park is truly a gem of the west end of Toronto, but… Read Full Entry

Exploring Rennie Park In Swansea

September 9th, 2020 | 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

We Adore Kew Gardens In The Beaches

July 9th, 2019 | 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

Family-Run Wag On The Danforth

April 17th, 2018 | City LivingMonika's Animal HouseThe Danforth

Look out Petsmart - there's a new top dog in town!     As we all know, bigger doesn't always equal better. This especially rings true at Wag, a small family-run business on the Danforth at Woodbine that carries a wide variety of all natural foods for dogs, cats, small… Read Full Entry

We Hit The Trails For Toronto’s Top Dog-Friendly Parks

November 16th, 2017 | Monika's Animal House

Although we said good bye to the hot days of summer, the cool breeze of autumn air still offers the opportunity to bundle up and enjoy the outdoors before the arrival or the dreaded winter. Caring for a dog is a great excuse to spend your free time outside, whether… Read Full Entry

No Bones About It Dog Daycare And Grooming In Upper Beaches

October 13th, 2017 | City LivingMonika's Animal House

For a neighbourhood to truly feel like home, it requires a few essentials. For some, that includes a welcoming cafe, while, for others, it’s the local mom n' pop eatery that reminds you of Sunday dinners. But, if you’re a pet owner, one of the must-haves is definitely an exceptional… Read Full Entry

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