Pets: Canine Calendar

A Dream Day in a Portland Dog’s Life

From dog-friendly cafes to acupuncture and afternoon pedis, it’s a divine time to be alive.

By Fiona McCann January 23, 2017 Published in the February 2017 issue of Portland Monthly

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7 a.m.

Wake my person with exuberant persistence

7:30 a.m.

Do the Eastbank Esplanade loop, yapping manfully at the geese

8:30 a.m.

Coffee and treat at SW Montgomery’s dog-friendly Upstream Coffee

10 a.m.

Social Club at NW 10th’s LexiDog—ISO of other hot wiener dogs

11 a.m.

Acupuncture at the Hawthorne Veterinary Clinic. Anxious times, even for canines. 


Wind down on the patio at the nearby Lucky Labrador Brewpub

12:45 p.m.

Off-leash at Grant Park: woo-hoo!   

1:30 p.m.

Head to N Mississippi to grab a street table at Por Qué No and beg for scraps

2:30 p.m.

Three-block walk for some retail therapy at Salty’s

3:30 p.m.

Wash and pedi at NE Alberta’s Hair of the Dog

6 p.m.

Dinner at NE Alberta’s Tin Shed—scraps on the patio FTW! 

7 p.m.

Jaw-squeaking yawn, head on paws to sleep

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