The ByWard BARKET returns to the ByWard Market welcoming Ottawa dog owners and furry friends to explore 40 dog-friendly businesses and patios with COVID-19 safety measures in place.

ByWard Barket 2020: Friday, August 28, 2020 at 1-4pm
OTTAWA sign, York Street Plaza and Pub 101
ByWard Barket Facebook Page

WHO: ByWard Market BIA and local business promoter / Call Betty

WHAT: Dog-friendly activations (t-shirt/mask printing) and art classes for families and dog owners/dogs to enjoy with Ottawa School of Art

WHERE: OTTAWA sign, York Street Plaza and participating ByWard Market businesses in the ByWard Market 2020 Interactive Google Map

WHEN: Friday, August 28 at 1-4pm, OTTAWA sign, York Street Plaza and Pub 101

PUP-aroni pizza! PUP-acinno coffees! WHINE & cheese! PUP-Cakes! PUP Photos!

Bring your four-legged furry friends for all the doggy-friendly fun you can handle! Check out the pup-up shops, patios, bones and treats, dog rescues, live art demos and so much more! 

ByWard Market business owners are excited to welcome YOU and are rolling out the water bowls and treat jars. A wonderful opportunity to explore the heart of Ottawa with your fur baby and #ShopLocal.

Businesses with bright yellow posters are indicative of dog-friendly for patrons. Merchants are thrilled to welcome families and their well-behaved furry friends to this heritage location. The public is encouraged to post photos on social media with the hashtag: #BYWARDBARKET.

45 Participating ByWard Barket businesses: ByWard Market 2020 Interactive Google Map

@pub101 (Spanky Photo Booth each Thursday, 1-4pm / Get your pooch’s photo printed on a t-shirt / ATM Machine)


@aux_delices_bakery_ottawa (Official ByWard Barket Cookie!)

@cricketandcompany (Best pet shop/pet food in ByWard Market)

@saslovesmeatmarket (Liver treats for your pooch)


@bluecactusottawa (Tacos & nachos, dog-friendly patio)

@clocktowerbrewpub (Dog-friendly patio and food)

@dominiontavern (Dog-friendly patio / ATM Machine)

@earlofsussexpub (Dog-friendly patio)

@fiazzafreshfired (Dog-friendly patio)

@grand_pizzeria (Dog-friendly patio)

@heartandcrown / Aulde Dubliner (Dog burgers)

@the_kingeddy (All-day brunch)

@thelaffottawa (Dog-friendly patio)

@lowertownottawa (Dog-friendly patio)

@ozkafe (Dog-friendly patio)

@the27clubottawa (Aug. 20: Doggy Disco, 4pm, patio)


@adorit_boutique (Dog-friendly boutique)

@andazottawa (Dog-friendly hotel)

@beavertails_ottawa (Dog bandanas with purchase)

@daslokalkitchenbar (Dog-friendly business)

@disegnofinejewellery (Custom made jewellery of your pooch)

@fluevog (Dog-friendly boutique)

@froufroubypat (Dog-friendly boutique)

@homehardware (Dog-friendly business)

@idealcoffeeottawa (Dog-friendly business)

@irvingrivers24 (Dog-friendly business)

@justinesottawa (Dog-friendly boutique)

@kiwisphotographyottawa (Professional dog photography)

Librarie du soleil (Dog-friendly business)

Ma Cuisine (Dog-friendly business)

@notyourfathers_barber (Dog-friendly business)

@paperpapierltd (Dog-themed cards, gifts and stationary) / (Dog-friendly flower shop)

@planetcoffeeottawa (Dog-friendly coffee shop)

@ReneeLevesqueBijouxMode (Dog-friendly business)

@rockychoccanada (Dog-friendly business)

@613tomo (Dog-friendly business)

@scooteretti (Dog-friendly business)

@stunningottawa (Dog-friendly boutique)

@TheCupcakeLounge (Pupcakes) (Modern furniture featured in Kiwi’s Photography launch pet photo shoot in Jeanne D’Arc Court)

@tickledpinkottawa55 (Dog-friendly business)

@winerackcanada (Dog-friendly business)

@zonemaison (Dog-friendly business)

Interviews with participating merchants are available by request: Christina Devine,, 613-796-2622