North London Neighbourhood Guide

Dog-Friendly Businesses, Dog Parks, and Pet Boarding in London, Ontario

Welcome to the neighbourhood!

Our North London pet clinic is located right on the edge of the downtown core. “Old North”, as most Londoners refer to this area, is bordered by the Thames River in the North and West, Adelaide Street in the East, and Oxford Street in the South. This area is home to King’s University College, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Gibbons Park, and part of the Thames Valley Parkway that runs along the river. Attractions close-by include Western University, the Masonville area, and downtown London. The character of Old North with its older homes and tree-lined streets, as well as its convenient location bordering the university and central London, makes this one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in the city. We are so lucky to be a part of it!

Neighbourhood Parks

North London is home to a number of parks for the enjoyment of you and your furry family member. What better way to explore your neighbourhood than to grab a leash and check out a few with your furry little one? Below are a few suggestions:

North London Athletic Field
Located at 1225 Adelaide Street North, this accessible green space offers parking, baseball diamonds, soccer fields (2 lighted), beach volleyball courts, a cricket field, paved path, dressing room, concession stand, and washrooms.
Thames Valley Parkway

If you are looking for a longer walk with beautiful nature views, definitely check out the TVP. This 40km trail along the Thames River has several scenic river crossings and links to over 150km of additional pathways connecting all corners of the city. Visit their website for more information and a map of the trails.

Gibbons Park
This park offers parking, 3 tennis courts, an outdoor pool, a spray pad, 2 play structures, swing sets, a paved path, picnic shelter, and washrooms. It is located at 2 Grosvenor Street and is a main attraction for Londoners and tourists alike!
Ross Park
This is a smaller park, located at 1250 Richmond Street. There is a paved pathway through the park, parking, and is accessible.
Broughdale Park
This park has a play structure, swing set, and paved pathway. It is located at 246 Epworth Avenue.
Doidge Park
This is one of the favourite tobogganing sites in London – when you see it, you’ll understand! Located at 300 Cromwell St, this park has a small baseball diamond, tennis court, basketball court, play structure, swing set, and paved pathway.
London Life Recreation Grounds
Located at 2 Oxford Street East, this green space is the perfect spot for large group gatherings. There is a pavilion with cooking facilities, picnic tables and bathrooms, a play set, tennis courts, and of course, lots of green space to enjoy. The entrance to the parking lot is just underneath the Talbot Street bridge, off of Oxford Street West.

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