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Ottawa Dog Parks Near LIV Apartments


One of the best things about Ottawa, besides the emerging creative culinary scene, spectrum of retail therapy, and the celebration of cultural diversity, is that this city has a large community of pet lovers.

LIV Apartments, despite being in the centre of all the downtown action, is surrounded by lush gardens and dog friendly parks that are perfect for a canine stroll, including Primrose, an off-leash park near Little Italy that is just a 15 minute walk away!



Here is a list of dog-friendly parks near LIV Apartments:

Off-leash dogs allowed:

  • Primrose, 179 Primrose Avenue/Rochester North
  • Laroche, 52 Bayview Road
  • Ballantyne, 31 Hawthorne Avenue
  • Sylvia Holden, 10 Fifth
  • Robert F. Legget, 321 Main Street/Clegg Street

Leashed dogs allowed: 

  • Commissioner, Commissioner Street
  • Patterson’s Creek, Clemow/Glebe/O’Connor
  • Ralph Street, 12 Ralph
  • Bronson, Bronson/Commissioner
  • Arboretum, Prince of Wales Drive
  • Hampton, 645 Parkview Road/Irving Place

Leashed dogs allowed, with some restrictions:

  • Fairmont, 265 Fairmont Avenue (No dogs North of courts)
  • Chamberlain, 88 Chamberlain Avenue (Dogs allowed between Lyon and Glendale)
  • McNabb, 160 Percy Street (No dogs 7 am to 6:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Leash required 7 am to 6:30 pm Saturday and Sunday)
  • Dundonald, 516 Somerset Street West (No dogs in play area)
  • Sandy Hill, 250 Somerset Street East (No dogs in southern third)
  • JackPurcell, 320 Jack Purcell Lane (Southern section only. No dogs between 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday)
  • Central, 19 Clemow Avenue (Dogs on leash between Bank and Clemow, April 1 to October 31, 7 days per week, noon to 4 pm)

Check out the super handy Dog Park Finder, courtesy of the kind folks at Ottawa Dog Blog!

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