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Purina Pawsway - CLOSED

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Cute and free!

This spot was just a spontaneous stop for us as we wandered the harbourfront. It's all about cats... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
pamp987
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Montreal, Canada
Great food, neat museum and activities

I ended a run at this spot and was intrigued by the statues outside. Decided to take a peak inside... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
paixful
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Lethbridge, Canada
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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible8%
Jun 29, 2018
“CLOSED Sept. 5, 2017”
Aug 22, 2017
“Cute and free!”
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

I saw it mentioned that this place was going to close and wrote to Purina. Here is their response: We appreciate your interest in our PawsWay Event Centre. We regret to inform you this event center closed on September 5, 2017. We apologize for any...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

This spot was just a spontaneous stop for us as we wandered the harbourfront. It's all about cats and dogs...if you have a dog, you can take your pet in with you...the cafe is pet friendly. There is an agility course for dogs that your...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

I ended a run at this spot and was intrigued by the statues outside. Decided to take a peak inside and found the most wonderful place! A museum about dogs and cats, activities to do for kids, a pet supplies store and agility centre, and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank paixful
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This is essentially a pet centre but humans are welcome too. Located beside the fancy Simcoe Wavedeck, Purina Pawsway is the brick building with the huge dog and cat statues out front. Admission is free. Once inside, there is a pet-friendly restaurant (Williams Fresh Cafe)...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank baroom
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Loved Williams Coffee pub, so dog friendly. Enjoyed the exhibits and store. Our dog loved it as well. The only downside was the dog park was not available for large dogs. The young lady at the counter gave us the reason why.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank bickybtrains
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We were fans of Purina Pawsway when we did not know it so well—and wrote a nice review. For drop-in play groups and agility, some fun was to be had. However, once we got to know "management" from head office a little, it was down...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank savvysolo
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Okay so I just wanted to say that this is place is adorable and a great idea. I think it's really clever to have a place for cats and dogs to hang out. I liked how they have a cafe in there as well. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank brunakelly
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Wandered to here with our pup on a Sunday morning - ended up quite enjoying taking the pup through the obstacles/activity course at the back, and reading the stories of brave dogs of years gone by. The staff were universally helpful to us and the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank irishabroad2015
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This place definitely took us surprise as it is in a great location down by the harbour and admission is free. They have lots of personal stories up on the wall where you can read about acts or heroism and compassion that our furry friends...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank danielpA9337GY
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We have participated in both of these from time to time over recent months. They are consistently good... Dogs, from puppies to seniors (and I have one of each) seem to enjoy. The staff are lovely and the facility clean and welcoming. Then there's the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank savvysolo
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