Sunday, March 27, 2011

Dog Park News (March 27, 2011)

Newly published 8th edition of the Dog Park Manual!

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Lakewood Dog Park May Get Sound Barrier, Shorter Hours and New Signs
By Colin McEwen | Email the author | 10:00am After Rocky River's lawsuit against Lakewood Dog Park was thrown out last month, Lakewood is considering an arrangement that would appease nearby residents upset by noise at the park. ...
Jamison Park off-leash dog area officially opened
Penrith Press
The couple thanked all the residents for their support, as well as Penrith Council, particularly Cr Prue Guillaume. They encouraged people to join their Facebook group “Fenced Dog Park For Penrith” to meet other local dog owners.

Sandy Springs: Don't let dog park tarnish our image
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The dog park over there is terrible! I'd never take my dog there. What were they thinking?” A few nearby dog partisans likewise chimed in with their dour inclination of our park and it began to feel like a lynch mob might be forming. ...

Murrieta will give dogs a place to play
Southwest Riverside News Network
The City Council recently agreed to build the small dog park as part of a new park along Torrey Pines Road in Murrieta. The park will also include a full sized baseball field with synthetic turf and an exercise route. By Rocky Salmon, SWRNN Barking ...
Humans and canines alike enjoy West Asheville
Asheville Citizen-Times
2:52 pm Caitlin Johnson, of Asheville, says hello to Grover, one of the dogs in the dog park off Amboy Road. / Brethauer With its sidewalks and slower traffic, some say Haywood Road rivals only downtown for ...
Raise the Woof Party
Pegasus News
The White Rock Lake Dog Park will offer a howl of a good time Pup Rally in celebration of both thedog park's 10 Year Anniversary and White Rock Lake Park's Centennial Anniversary. Festivities will kick off at 10:00 AM with the first howl of the day. ...
Fall River Park Advocates to meet Monday
Fall River Herald News
Bike Week event and threats to funding for Fall River Park Advocates organizer Mass in Motion, according to Sandra Dennis, coordinator for the group. There will also be updates on a dog park, Pulaski Park, minor improvements on other parks and light ...
Editorial: Let Southaven make the call
Memphis Commercial Appeal
It would finance baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, a spray park, a skate park and a dog park in Snowden Grove. The city also plans to build a $5 million senior citizens center. The ball parks have been the hallmark of Southaven's park system ...
Expanded Sacred Heart Committee Meets Tuesday
The parcels are permitted only for recreation (as well as town buildings) and are surrounded by community gardens, a tennis court, a basketball court, baseball diamonds, forested walking trails, a skating pond, a dog park, and an exercise trail. ...
Parks bill comes to Senate
DeSoto Times Today
Included in the $35 million preliminary parks improvement plans are eight new baseball fields, new tennis courts, another skate park, two storm shelters, a senior community center, new soccer fields, a dog park, permanent practice fields and adult ...
Five run for four Pekin Park District Board seats
Pekin Daily Times
She counted the new dog park at Mineral Springs Park as one favorite recent accomplishment of the board. “People who live in apartments or very small yards usually didn't have anywhere to enjoy time with their pets,” she said. Owens is retired from the ...
Mason City seeks ideas on flood property uses
Mason City Globe Gazette
Second to Third Streets Northeast (Norris Youth Softball neighborhood.) • Meadowbrook Drive along west side of Cheslea Creek. City officials said they have already heard many ideas for reuses, including a dog park, sports fields, community gardens and ...
Pets: Our Companions in Health
Whether it happens while you are walking your dog, tossing the ball to Fido at the dog park, or chatting with a buddy online, owning a pet helps us to better socialize with other people, in turn improving our emotional well-being. ...
OK, make little plans too
Chicago Tribune
No, we don't necessarily want you to vote for candidates just because they want to open a dog park, add a parking lot turn lane or close a troublemaking liquor store on your block. But sometimes these narrow projects and proposals provide a window into ...
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Zwicks makes national list
Belleville Intelligencer
I would think that recognition should be given to Jim Moore and his crew from the Dog Park, as well as a tremendous amount of other people who were seen in the last month on Facebook, Twitter, and other media platforms pushing this contest out. "
Call for dog-park volunteers - The Boston Globe
Interested in helping establish a dog park in Randolph? Town Councilor Richard Brewer is hosting a community meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Town Hall to ...
Cosmo Dog Park Gilbert Arizona - Live Within 1 Mile of a Dog Park
Cosmo Dog Park Gilbert Arizona - Live Within 1 Mile of a Dog Park I have a special search that will allow you to search for homes within 1 mile of Cosmo Dog ...