In fact, many restaurants are dog-friendly. By law, dogs are not allowed inside the actual restaurants, but the patios are mostly dog-friendly, but you always have to ask, since we were rejected in one place. Before living in Montreal, I traveled a lot around the country with my dog. No matter where we went, people greeted us with stereotypical Canadian kindness I had never had any problems with taking my dog places, that was until I moved to Montreal.
We had stayed in Quebec several times before, and while all the places I've been to in the province are incredible, I've always felt uncomfortable every time I decide to take my dog. Therefore, I decided to take a little more look at the pet rules in the province and talk to other dog owners in the city about the situation. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through historic Well-behaved and leashed pets are welcome on tours. If you're looking for a great adventure for dogs while in Quebec, visit the Parc de la chute Montmorency.
Sure, there are a few dog parks around Montreal, but there are a lot more things you should keep in mind as a dog owner across the province. Outdoor committees in the province are concerned with flora and fauna, and it is believed that dogs tend to cause an imbalance in those areas. Perhaps one explanation for such strict rules is Quebec's more visible European values, while the rest of Canada has become quite Americanized. AMT bus Canada cat Chateau Frontenac commuter dog ferry Laval Lévis Longueuil Metro MetroBus Montreal Orleans Express pet policy public transport Quebec quebec city rail RTC RTL St.
The details are below, but in a nutshell, small pets on carriers, carried on the lap of their owners, are allowed on all public transport options. If you're traveling with your dog for the first time, check out this blog post where I talk about choosing a pet-friendly hotel. In my experience, dogs are the quietest in the park and their human counterparts tend to be the ones that make noise, leave garbage and annoy wildlife. Yes, there has recently been an initiative to start allowing dogs in parks, but currently the pilot project is only running in 3 of the 27 parks in Quebec.
SEPAQ says the reason for the dog ban is due to its efforts to preserve peace and quiet in the park. In Europe, especially in France, cats are much more popular companions and, if you see a dog, they are usually of a small toy breed.