Pet-Friendly in Sooke
Are you dreaming of your next getaway? With endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and many pet-friendly spaces, Sooke is the perfect place to travel with your canine friends. Here are some of our favourite pooch-approved activities!
Enjoy some incredible scenery as you explore the endless trails and parks around Sooke. East Sooke Regional Park offers over 50-kilometers of trails to explore, there is truly something for everyone. Here you will find pocket beaches, rocky bays, and tide pools to explore while enjoying spectacular views of Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains.
Stickleback Dog Park is a popular spot where local and visiting dogs alike run and play. This fenced dog park offers a water fountain, boulders for agility equipment, and benches. The municipality has plans to build a gazebo and additional agility equipment that will be added at a future date.
Leash up and head out to the Buchart Gardens. Here you and your furry friend will be completely enveloped in the lush greens and colorful blooms. When visiting, please ensure that you are fully aware of what your pet is doing at all times and be sure to pick up after your pet.
No matter how careful you are, pets can escape and get lost in unfamiliar locations. That’s why you should ensure that your pet has an updated I.D. tag on his or her collar that includes your cell number. If your pet dashes without its collar, a microchip provides a backup so that veterinary clinics, shelters, and animal control centers can scan your pet and find out how to reach you.
It’s always best to have your pet in a well-ventilated carrier. It should have enough room to allow your pet to stand, turn around and lay down, and remember to always provide fresh water.
Pets can get a little freaked out by the sudden change of their surroundings. Help to minimize the disruption by maintaining some level of familiarity by bringing some of your pet’s usual toys, food and bedding.
At SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort, we offer a couple of pet-friendly suites so that you can enjoy a much-needed getaway with your entire family. Please note that guests who do not request a pet-friendly suite upon booking cannot be guaranteed that one will be available upon arrival. Contact us directly to reserve your pet-friendly stay.