For the Love of Dogz
Adventure Hikes and Walks for the Furry Residents of Salt Spring Island

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What We Offer

 

We love dogs! They are humanity's best friend. That's why we spend most of our hours and days with them at For the Love of Dogz.

 

We understand the benefits of exercise and socializing when it comes to your furry family member and we offer you peace of mind knowing that they are receiving the attention and exercise they need. So you can focus on other things without feeling that nagging guilt or overwhelm. 

We are insured and are certified with Dogsafe Canine first aid.

For the Love of Dogz offers small pack hikes with no more than 4-6 dogs which enable better focus and bonding with each dog.

 We provide you with a report and a picture and/or video after each adventure.

​To get started, please fill out our contact form below and we will get back to you within the week to set up a meet and greet.

From there, we will see if For the Love of Dogz is a good fit for you and your furry family member. 

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Hikes and Walks are offered depending on availability and group size. Waitlists are available.

 Monday - Thursday: 8 am-6 pm 

Fridays: 1:30 pm - 6 pm

with the exception of statutory holidays.

Cold and Hot Weather and Risk of Snow Days

We do cancel hikes and walks if the roads become unsafe.

We monitor our adventurists and walkers during hikes and walks and will shorten time outside if need be in cold and too hot weather.

Please have proper wear for your dog ready for us if need be.​

*PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE HIKES FOR DOGS THAT HAVE A TENDENCY TO AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR OR DO NOT TOLERATE CHILDREN. WE ONLY PROVIDE HIKES TO DOGS WHO ARE SPAYED OR NEUTERED, UNLESS THEY ARE UNDER A YEAR OLD. DOGS MUST HAVE GOOD RECALL SKILLS ALREADY IN PLACE AS WE ARE MAINLY OFF-LEASH ON OUR ADVENTURE HIKES.

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SERVICES AND FEES

Adventure Hikes
$30 (pay as you go)
$15 for 2nd dog from the same household.

Our most popular service is our hour and a half adventure hikes. Drop off and pick up service. Adventurers have fun exploring, hiking and playing together either in the forest or at the beach and are off-leash the majority of the time. These hikes are ideal for dogs that have a lot of energy to burn or and/or are alone for long periods of time at home and need an opportunity to socialize. Depending on driving time, adventurers can be on their outing for 2.-3 hours.

10 Day Hike Package: $270 ($27 per hike)

20 Day Hike Package: $520 ($26 per hike)

Two Dogs 10 Day Hike Package ( same household): $370

Two Dogs 20 Day Hike Package (same household): $620

Seniors 65 years and older receive 15 % discount off all packages.

Dog Walks
$20 (pay as you go)
$10 for 2nd dog from the same household.

One-hour walks off/on a leash at a location near their home. Pick-up and drop-off are available if no suitable walking location is available in their neighborhood. Walks are offered for dogs that like to adventure solo or for older adventurers who need some fresh air and a bit of exercise. Depending on driving time, dogs can be on their outing for 1.5 hours. 

10 Day Walk Package: $200

20 Day Walk Package: $380

Two Dogs 10 Day Walk Package (same household): $280

Two Dogs 20 Day Walk Package (same household): $480

Seniors 65 years and older receive a 15 % discount on all packages.

 
 

Happy Adventurers

 

For the Love of Dogz Waitlist Form

Please fill out our form below and tell us more about your furry family member and what you are looking for.