Calgary Off Leash Areas Assembled through the magic of Google Maps, Dogs YYC has curated an interactive map of all of Calgary's 150 … Find an Off Leash Area!
In early January, Dogs YYC began helping look for Riley, a dog that went missing from Edworthy Park. A huge effort was initiated to find Riley and the search went on tirelessly until yesterday night (February 11, 2016).Sadly, in the closing hours of Thursday night, Kaitlin Gray (Riley's foster mom) posted to the Help Bring Riley Home Facebook page that the search was over. It was reported that a dog's body had washed up near Sue Higgins off leash area. Calgary Fire Department responded to … [Read more...]
Hi everybody,We'd like you to meet Cory.We were searching the City of Calgary Animal & Bylaw Services "City of Calgary Pets" app today and found that Cory is the only puppy listed for adoption at Animal Services. He's been a guest at Animal Services since November 26, 2015.We kind of understand. Cory is a little older. He's a Greyhound Lab cross who's 8 years young (8 years, 2 months, and 14 days to be precise... that's really precise). We understand that with older dogs, we tend … [Read more...]
Hello Calgary!Boy what great weather we've been having!As we all know, with the melting snow comes a dog parent's favourite pastime. Cleaning up poo. The City of Calgary Animal & Bylaw Services and the Off-Leash Ambassadors are holding snow melt dog poo cleanup events at certain parks throughout Calgary and YOU are invited!Auburn Bay already got the spa treatment on February 6th and 7th so thanks for everybody who turned out.We may be holding these a little early this year … [Read more...]
An Alberta Nonprofit is sitting "idle" today - or not even - after the entire exhaust system on their truck was stripped.The Alberta Spay and Neuter Task Force has one truck and one trailer and they drive around the province helping to get pets spayed and neutered. Today, however, the organization gets to sit and wait for the parts to be replaced after thieves found the bounty in the truck's undercarriage too tantalizing.For the most part, the thieves are suspected to have been after the … [Read more...]
This is not a Disney fairy tale. The security footage at Barkers Pet Motel and Grooming is as real as it gets. In the video, taken this past Saturday, we see Maggie (an Australian shepherd cross) worm her way out of her own kennel and go on a mission to find two rescue puppies brought in by AARCS. Maggie curls up next to the puppies door and waits until eventually, Barkers' owner Sandy Aldred appears to let Maggie meet the little guys. Apparently they stayed in one big cuddle puddle all night … [Read more...]
Crunch! That is all.Okay, more like "Crunch! Crunchcrunchcrunch... gnaw gnaw... lip smack... more crunching... gnaw gnaw (again for good measure)... gulp! More!?" Bark YYC and Dogs YYC have been following one another on Instagram for some months now, however it never came to pass that we could score some of their awesome locally produced doggy treats...UNTIL TODAY!Stopping in to meet the folks at Unleashed (2715 14st SW), we saw Bark YYC snacks as we were rolling around with … [Read more...]
Oh boy! Was that a lot of work!After painstakingly drawing out the boundaries of all of Calgary's Off Leash Areas, we have it all set and ready for you.Don't know where to park?Not sure if that area over there is off or on leash?Dogs YYC has taken the time to remove all of the guess work for you!Take a look at the new map below!Bags & Tags As always, don't forget your poop bags and City of Calgary dog licenses whenever you go to a Calgary off leash park. And … [Read more...]