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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 22 August 2017
Pam P
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 22 June 2017
Lethbridge, Canada
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“hall of fame”(3 reviews)
“gift shop”(2 reviews)
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245 Queens Quay W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2K9, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 29 June 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

Thank KateInCali
Reviewed 22 August 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

1  Thank Pam P
Reviewed 22 June 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

Thank paixful
Reviewed 16 April 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

Thank baroom
Reviewed 27 March 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.

Thank bickybtrains
Reviewed 5 January 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

1  Thank savvysolo
Reviewed 16 November 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

Thank Bruna K
Reviewed 23 October 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

Thank irishabroad2015
Reviewed 12 September 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

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 29 August 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

Thank savvysolo
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the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
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