Play groups are offered to provide a safe, structured and supervised environment to allow your dog or puppy to learn to socialize with other dogs/puppies and people through guided play for dogs and social education for owners. Sessions run for 45 minutes with a 5 minute break halfway through for a bathroom and water break. 

Who can come to the play groups?

Play groups are offered for friendly/ social dogs or shy/inexperienced dogs based on size of dogs and play style. There are 3 types available: small and/or shy dog, medium sized dogs and large breed play. No aggressive dogs are permitted to play groups.

When do the groups run?

Large breed play groups run on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:15pm and Saturdays from 10 to 10:45am, medium breed play groups run on Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 8:15pm and Saturdays from 12pm to 12:45pm and small breed groups run Wednesdays 8:30pm to 9:15pm and Saturdays 11am to 11:45am. Play groups run regularly on Wednesdays and Saturdays except long weekends and statutory holidays. Play groups do not run in July and August.

What do play groups cost?

You can either pay as you go OR  buy packages of multiple sessions. Pay as you go: $15/session.  Packages can also be purchased as  5 sessions for $50 or 10 sessions for $85. Packages do not expire and can be used over any time period/for any play group.

How do you register?

Pre-registration is required to attend. Pre-registration can be done in person, over the phone (519-620-8176), via email ( or online registration (for first time attendees). You will receive a confirmation of registration by email. 

What do you need to know for the first time play group?

  1. Arrive 10 minutes prior to start of session to complete your registration for the first time
  2. Proof of up to date vaccinations based on age of your dog must be presented at the first play group (certificate/receipt from your vet)
  3. New dogs will be integrated based on previous experience with group play and the group the dog is entering. Attention is given to the new dog on his/her first visit to ensure proper integration into the group.

Cancellation policy

Please give minimum 24 hours cancellation notice if you cannot attend a session you are signed up for to avoid being charged for the session. If you are signed up and don't attend, a session will be removed from your package.

If you are unsure of which play group your dog would most benefit from, please contact Allison at 519-620-8176 or by email,, to discuss.