5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Tipperary

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Tipperary

Regular exercise is essential to help keep our dogs from gaining excessive weight, and to ensure their overall physical and mental health remains intact. Getting out and about helps keep the brain active, is a great stress reliever and boredom buster; both for dogs and humans!

Check out our blog post below on the best walking trails both you and your dog can avail of in County Tipperary

1. Glen of Aherlow

The Glen of Aherlow is a gorgeous place for afternoon walks with your dog, with numerous low-level mountain walks that offer an abundance of beautiful scenery. The two-loop walk trail heads features 8 walks, ranging from 2 to 10km. Each walk allows you to take in the spectacular views over to the Galtee Mountains. It’s an ideal spot for any dog lover!

2. Carden’s Folly & Devil’s Bit Loop

Explore this 4.5-km loop trail near Borrisnafarney, County Tipperary. This is a popular trail for birding, hiking, and mountain biking, but you and your dog can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day. The mixture of heather coniferous trees and bare rock along with the great views make it an enjoyable outdoors activity.

3. Templemore Park

Situated just off the main square in Templemore, this beautiful park offers a free outdoor experience for every family member. Templemore park is a wonderful place to spend time unwinding, walking and observing the beautiful wildlife all around with your four legged pal. With gorgeous fairy trails, beautiful fountains and picnic tables to enjoy some al fresco dining, this is the perfect spot for some weekend family fun.

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4. Glengarra Wood Loop

This trail takes dog walkers down the Burncourt River and into the Millennium Forest, past the An Óige Mountain Lodge Hostel, and contains a wide diversity of trees, plants, and animals, as well as a number of observation spots with excellent views out over the lowlands to the Knockmealdown Mountains. Ensure your dogs must be kept on a leash at all times.

5. Bansha Wood

You and your pooch can enjoy the panoramic views of counties Tipperary, Cork, and Limerick. Situated on the eastern end of Slievenamuck hill, there are a wide variety of tree species present for you and your four legged pal to enjoy, including some impressive stands of Scot’s pine and old woodland restoration sites which favour oak and other native species.

What is Operation TransPAWmation?

Petmania’s Operation TransPAWmation began in 2017 to highlight the rise in overweight dogs in Ireland. Since then we have extended the campaign to a whole-health campaign for dogs and cats, helping 1000’s of pet owners get to grips with their pet’s overall health and wellbeing.

Now in its 7th Year, Operation TransPAWmation is designed to help dog and cat owners identify and make small changes that can help improve their pet’s overall health and wellbeing.

For in-person support on your #PetmaniaOT journey, you can also drop into any one of our pet shops nationwide and speak with a member of our team.

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