Our Purpose


St. Thomas Dog Owners Association (STDOA) is a not-for-profit organization that supports responsible dog ownership, advocates for the welfare and well-being of all dogs and promotes the development and maintenance of off leash dog parks.

Dog Park Etiquette

The following articles on dog park etiquette are must-reads for all dog owners.  Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the rights and wrongs of dog park behaviour so that both you and your furry companion stay safe and have fun, positive experiences at our dog parks.

15 things humans do wrong at dog parks

10 more things humans do wrong at dog parks

Vacancy - Secretary

STDOA is looking for an organized, conscientious, dog-loving individual to fill the vacant role of Secretary on our Executive Committee.  Duties include minute-taking at monthly meetings and managing memberships. Anyone interested is asked to complete the form on the Contact Us page or send us a private message on our Facebook page.

* Dog Owners Corner *
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Come Walk With Us

Join us on the first Sunday of each month as we commune for a 60-90 minute walk with our pups (weather permitting).

Locations vary.

Details will be posted on our Facebook page.

Next Meeting - November 26, 2019