Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The Dog Park News (May 10, 2011)

Thornhill dog park opens this month
Tails are wagging in Thornhill with news dog-lovers will soon have their own off leash park. It's a pilot project set to launch by the end of the month in a hydro field abutting Huntington Park, near Highway 407 and Leslie Street. ...
Island gets first official dog park
Daily News - Galveston County
After years of being an unofficial playground for active dogs, Lindale Park has been officially deemed the island's first dog park. The park, closed in by fencing, boasts two picnic tables and benches for pet owners and an agility ramp and jump for the ...
East Windsor Chamber of Commerce What's Up Wed., East Windsor Dog Park Opening ...
The East Windsor Dog Park is scheduled to open at 10 am Saturday. The park, three years in the making, is set on one acre of land on Reservoir Avenue across from East Windsor Park. The Vietnam Wall will arrive in East Windsor on May 19 - 22. ...
Simsbury To Host Dog Park Fundraiser
Hartford Courant
Sign your pooch up for the "Strut Your Mutt" dog-walking fundraiser hosted by the Paw Meadow Dog Park Committee on May 15 from 1 to 4 pm on Horse Boulevard. The event, which will raise funds for the Simsbury Dog Park, scheduled to be built on a parcel ...


Enjoy Yappy Hour at Marysville wine shop
The cost is $20 with $10 going to benefit the off-leash dog park. Your ticket buys you five wine tastings and one glass of Mutt Lynch Wine. Appetizers will also be served. And if your pooch likes riding in vehicles -- and what dog doesn't? ...
Drive away hunger
Abilene Reporter-News
The 5K begins at 8 am sharp and will begin and end at the dog park. Cost to participate in the 5K run is $30; $25 for Abilene Runners Club members. On race day, registration will be $35. Cost for the one-mile run/walk is $15. ...
Airdrie raises pet poop penalty bar
Calgary Sun
By Michael Platt ,Calgary Sun If it works, the mayor and council of Airdrie may soon be hailed asdog-park miracle workers, with Calgary aldermen watching the experiment closely. Well, perhaps not as closely as Calgarians watching their step, ..
Tails wagging at Falmouth Dog Park
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
By Aaron Gouveia Dogs on the Upper Cape have a brand-new place to socialize and burn off energy now that the Falmouth Dog Park is complete. The $40000 facility officially opened last Monday, giving dogs and their owners a much-needed place to ...
Inner Harbor is for Baltimoreans, too
Baltimore Sun
There was talk of green space, an underground parking garage and even a dog park for the city's residents at Rash Field. Now, in place of a proposal to use this space for the people who pay taxes to maintain it, there are proposals for zip lines, ...
Plan Commission to meet tonight
Suburban Life Publications
Agenda items include discussion on two special-use permits: one to install outdoor seating at Vangelo's Town Center Grill and another to build a dog park on park district property. The plan commission and zoning board meet every second and fourth ...
How to Go Green? Look to DC's Ledroit Park
The Atlantic
... the city government has been working with LeDroit Park residents to establish a multi-purpose park on the site of a (sadly) now-defunct elementary school. While the park will feature ornamental gardens, playgrounds, sports fields, and a dog park...
Proper Socialization Minimizes Dog's Behavior Problems
DON'T assume that every dog you meet is friendly or wants to “Say Hi” to your dog. DON'T let your dog pull towards, rush up to, or lunge at other dogs. DON'T take your dog to the Dog Park or day care if he isn't properly socialized. ...
Sound-off 5/9
Belleville News Democrat
Spending money for a dog park is ridiculous even if the money comes from donations. That money could be used for more important things such as food pantries. Cities are cutting back on services and school districts are laying off teachers. ...
Competitors work to uncover revenue
In addition to sports facilities, a local business has also approached the town about the naming rights to the leash-free dog park on Industrial Parkway North south of St. John's Sideroad. This, too, will be explored, he said. ...
Westerly Land Trust buys parcel from Providence Diocese
... the possibility of working together to combine properties into a larger recreation area. The trust said possible uses of the new land may be a playground and/or dog park.
Owner: Aqua at Lakeshore East, LLC
Aqua is situated on Columbus Drive to the west and the 6-acre Park at Lakeshore East to the east offering access to countless recreational opportunities including the lakefront path, children's playground, dog park, open fields, and whimsical fountain ...

Athens Today - May 9
There is a dog park, a very large playground, nature trails, and a skate park. Plus, on White Davis Road you can find the fabulous World of Wonder playground. 5. Next time you are Downtown, consider a visit to Lay Park, which shares a yard with the ...
Cancer victim's parents hope for community garden
Joe Sachen first brought his idea to a recreation committee meeting three years ago for a property that had been proposed for a dog park or soccer field. "I didn't want to compete with the community," he said, adding his attention then turned to an ...
Galveston: Island gets first official dog park | khou.com Houston
By the early evening on a weekday, nearly 10 dogs dashed around the small enclosure at Lindale Park, bounding in and out of owners' laps and chasing after ...
Navarre could get a dog park | Pensacola News Journal | pnj.com
A park for canines weighing 25 pounds or more will be constructed on High School Boulevard across the road from the Navarre High School gymnasium.
Dog park nearer for Hanscom Park - Omaha.com
The Hanscom Park dog park is closer to becoming a reality.