Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The Dog Park News (May 3, 2011)

Canton Dog Park Opens This Month
WDIV Detroit
Canton Township is inviting all dogs and their human friends to celebrate the opening of the Canton Dog Park. The five-acre off-leash dog park is located on Denton Road, just north of Cherry Hill Road, across from Fire Station #3. ...
Dog Park Update: One Site Tossed, Another Added
By Mike Wilkinson | Email the author | 5:45am Theodore Wirth Park in Golden Valley has three sites under consideration for a future dog park. The number of possible dog park sites at Theodore Wirth Park remains at three, but after last Tuesday ...
Doggie Heaven Dog Park dedication May 7
North Fort Myers Neighbor
On Saturday, May 7, Shell officials will be joined by Commissioner Tammy Hall, North Fort Myers Honorary Mayor Michelle Brisendine, the Chamber's Pastor Phil Goss and more for the dedication and meet and greet for the new pet pal spot. ...

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Calling on experts to help create a dog park in Culpeper
Culpeper Star Exponent
What I didn't realize was, one of our most underserved "populations" is among our canine residents, who could benefit greatly from a dog park. The main reason I didn't know we could use a dog park is because I don't own a dog (and have no plans of ...
New tree marks busy first year at Chippewa Falls dog park
Chris Vetter Members of the Lake Wissota Garden Club planted a red maple tree Friday at Happy Tails Dog Park in Chippewa Falls as students from Christ Lutheran School watched. The garden club plants at least one tree every Arbor Day. ...
Local news briefs - May 2
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
AKRON: The Better Akron Recreation for Canines (BARC) is sponsoring Poochtopia 11 am to 4 pm Saturday at the Akron Dog Park, 499 Memorial Parkway. Area Girl Scouts and Pet Guards will participate. Scouts will be available to collect items for area ...
5 Things You Need to Know Today, 5/2
3) The brand-new Falmouth Dog Park on Brick Kiln Road will be open today from dawn to dusk. This facility is designed to give dogs and the owners a place to come out and enjoy fresh air, exercise and socialization. All dogs must be kept on a leash ...
Bridgewater Council to hear Darby Tract recreation plan
Tonight's presentation will include preliminary drawings depicting walking trails, a paved parking lot and a fenced dog park. Input from the conceptual phase will be used to form the final design, which will also be presented at a public meeting later ...

Faith to the rescue
Times Record News
... Miss Fannie's Feline and Canine Friends; Wichita Falls Animal Service Center; Healing Hearts Horse Rescue; Obedience Training Club of Wichita Falls; Wichita Falls Dog Park; Paws of Greatness; and Meals on Wheels in conjunction with Pets Pantry. ...
Smart growth pioneers Projects in Far East and West El Paso advance
El Paso Inc
Amenities include an HD theater decked out with an 82-inch 3D television, four-hole putting green, dog park, resort-style pool, and “neighbor networking space.” During last Tuesday's City Council meeting, representatives voted unanimously to give tax ...

Norse Wood Treater Christens Alcohol-Infused Decking
At this location, Kebony will be used for a new boardwalk, a dog park, and other amenities. Looking ahead, Murray says that the company is "seeking to develop reseller relationships that can grow with the demand. " He has already forged one such ...
Loowatt creates energy and fertilizer from human waste
... in trying the system out at their location is invited to contact Loowatt. A similar system is in place at Cambridge, Massachusetts' Park Spark project, in which anaerobically-digested dog feces are used to fuel a gas lamp in an urban dog park.