Monday, April 11, 2011

Dog Park News (April 11, 2011)

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Two Rancho Bernardo boards seeking candidates
Pomerado Newspaper Group
Other park facilities include the Ed Brown Senior Center, off-leash dog park, tennis courts, outdoor basketball courts and lawn bowling green. In addition to coordinating field and recreation center access for numerous youth and adult sports teams and ...
OUR VIEW: Good principal pick for Viveiros
Fall River Herald News
THUMBS UP to Mayor Will Flanagan for his work in opening the city's first dog park. The park, at the corner of Locust and North Quarry streets, will open June 1 and offer dogs and their “parents” a place to socialize. This is a great enhancement here ...
More room to play
Columbia County News Times
With a cost of about $5 million, the park will include an amphitheater with room for up to 5000 people, a dog park, a zero-depth water fountain, restrooms, concession stand, a playground, a large gazebo and several picnic pavilions. ...
The do's and don'ts of dog ownership
The Durango Herald
The city of Durango requires that dogs remain on their leashes within city limits, but they can run unrestrained in the Durango dog park and on all other public lands unless otherwise posted – as long as they are within sight and under voice control. ...
Walking dogs for heart and stroke
Owen Sound Sun Times
E. Will's dog Chester suffers from a heart condition and she said her goal is to educate dog owners on the health issue. The walk began at the west-side boat launch and ended at the new dog park on the city's east side.
Hospitality extends to pets
If you fancy the recommendations from Dog Fancy magazine, don't miss a chance to visit Jefferson County Dog Park near Johnson Creek, rated among the top 40 in the country by the publication and the only one in Wisconsin to make the list. ...
Cincinnati is changed 10 years after riots
Oxford Press
The park, once used largely by the homeless, is slated to open in 2012 as a dog park equipped with water jets and a 450-space underground parking garage. The agency also has completed a $2.6 million streetscape project that includes new lighting, ...
Column: Plenty to do in area if you're looking
ENC Today
RURITAN DOG PARK: If you have a puppy dawg but want to give it a bigger place to run around, visit the Ruritan Dog Park near the intersection of NC 11/55 and US 70. It's an outstanding facility that just continues to get better every day. ...
North Glynn park getting walking trail, kayak launch and fishing pier
Florida Times-Union
The park already has multiple lighted baseball/softball and soccer fields, a concrete skate park, a fully fenced dog park with separate areas for big and small dogs, and two large picnic pavilions. Typically, the park is packed on weekends and during ...
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Home Calendar
The Spokesman Review
Intro to Dog Park Etiquette - Learn owner responsibilities and how to manage your dog at the park. For handlers ages 16 and older and dogs 6 months and older. April 17, 10 am-1 pm, SpokAnimal Dog Park at High Bridge, Riverside and A ...
Duck Farm park taking shape along 605 Freeway
Whittier Daily News
Future expansion of the park - after the 2012 opening - will include development within Industry to the east of the freeway, which includes a dog park, equestrian center and community garden. The final phase will expand the southwest side of the park ...
City launches campaign to brighten Liberty Street
Press & Sun-Bulletin
The city has set aside $50000 in federal funding to help this effort and others being undertaken as part of the Design Your Own Park Initiative, including converting the old BMX track in Cheri Lindsey Park into a dog park and implementing a Street ...
Bridgewater community garden back for season two
Enterprise News
There are talks of a future dog park on the land, which would be a fenced in area with benches. A Wampanoag Native American tribe may also bring a Wetu, or domed hut, to the gardens area this season as an educational tool for children. 
Municipal taxes set to rise 3.5 per cent
That figure rose to more than six per cent once one-time budget enhancements, which are requests from the public for such projects as a dog park or playground improvements, were calculated. Council withdrew $560500 from reserves to reduce the tax ...

Carroll Gardens DOG: Spring Cleanup this Saturday!
By Andrea V.
Spring Cleanup this Saturday! Join your neighbors in weeding, sweeping, and clearing our park of garbage and debris. We'll supply tools, work gloves, and cool drinks. Just bring yourself! DiMattina Dog Park Spring Cleanup Sat April 16 ...
Work begins on dog park upgrade - Atlanta News, Sports, Atlanta ...
In a nationwide competition, the dog food company selected a video by Johns Creek resident Pat McNeely about features in an ideal dog park...