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Ottawa's Dog Festival Is Returning To ByWard Market & It's Paw-sitively Adorable

You can have an adorable dog date at the canine-themed festival happening in Ottawa this month.

ByWard Barket is returning for its sixth year on September 19, and you can enjoy tons of dog-friendly programming including activities, patios, pop-ups, and more.

Many shops will be offering special promotions just for pups, and you can shop for apparel and treats for your furry friend.

Other notable activities include a dog photographer, free horse-drawn carriage rides, a dog fashion show and dog massages.

The event is free, so have some fun with your pup at this totally paw-some festival.

ByWard Barket

ByWard Market | Handout

Price: Free

When: September 19, 2021, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Address: ByWard Market, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Celebrate all things canine at this adorable dog party in Ottawa.


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