Friday, March 4, 2011

Dog Park News (March 4, 2011)

Dog Park News (March 4, 2011)
Opponent of Danvers dog park idea addresses selectmen
Boston Globe
By Sean Teehan, Town Correspondent An opponent of an idea to possibly establish a dog park near Sandy Beach said 13 out of 15 precinct 3 Town Meeting members signed a petition against it. At a Board of Selectmen meeting Tuesday night, Joan George, ...

Scenting a site for dog park
Barnstable Patriot
The town's Hathaway's Pond recreation area off Phinney's Lane is a potential location for a dog park. Wolfgang Fattler, president of the new Barnstable Dog Park Committee, said town recreation director Dave Curley told him "that's a great idea" and ...
Russian River park board scrambles to spend grant
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The Russian River Recreation and Park District had proposed using the $30000 to build a dog parkin Guernewood Park, but that fell through when residents complained that it would require an unsightly fence and exacerbate summer parking problems. ...

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Animal charity plans dates with a difference
By Adelina Campos A LEADING animal charity is planning to open a members-only dog park where pet lovers can also meet for singles nights. The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) came up with the quirky venture to fund some ...

No Dogs Allowed
Black and White
By Ed Reynolds Since 2009, Bark for a Park(, a local nonprofit group that advocates fenced-in parks where dogs are allowed to run without leashes, has been trying to secure an area for a dog park in Homewood. ...

Council seeks McEuen costs
Coeur d'Alene Press
Here is what's under the microscope: The freedom fountain, the freedom tree, the bridge connecting to The Resort boardwalk, the water fountains at the western entrance to Tubbs Hill and its sledding hill, the dog park, the skate park, and the bottom ...

Veterinarians' recognition coincides with change
SmallTownPapers News Service
How many other cities have beachfront property as a dog park? Now, those who care for our pets are also gaining recognition. Two veterinarians at Woodhaven Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Ann M. Brudvik, owner, and Dr. Jennifer Creason have been named as ...

Bailey is the neighborhood ambassador
Allentown Morning Call
•A funny story: When Bailey was a puppy about 8 months I had him at the dog park it was late spring and they were filling the swimming pool for the summer. I turned my back for a few seconds and when I turned around I saw Bailey jump the fence and ...

Vancouver's off-leash dog policy under review
The Province
By Frank Luba, The Province March 3, 2011 A woman works to correct and control her unruly dog at the Fraserview dog park, Wednesday, October 13, 2010. The issue of dogs in parks is being gnawed over again by the Vancouver parks board. ...