Best Dog Walks on Vancouver Island

Walkin’ the dog

Author Buijs lives in Courtenay, BC with his wife and Femke, a Dutch sheep-dog.

An updated and revised edition of the popular dog-walking/hiking guide ‘Best Dog Walks on Vancouver Island’ has come off the press.

This updated guidebook has 77 walks and hikes that take out the guesswork for dog-owners as to where they can take their best friends off-leash and where not.

The book also indicates level of difficulty, the length and condition of the 77 trails and how the dog would perceive a particular walk or hike.

It will be available in pet-food and bookstores all over Vancouver Island and on line with for $22.95.

The book covers the area around Victoria, the West-Coast, some Gulf Islands and the east coast of Vancouver Island all the way up to the Comox Valley and Campbell River.

Author Buijs lives in Courtenay, BC with his wife and Femke, a Dutch sheep-dog. Best Dog Walks on Vancouver Island is also available direct from the author. Call 778-427-6035 for a list of stores that carry the book or request it by sending an e-mail to


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