Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The Dog Park News (June 28, 2011)

Dog Park in Moberly? Tell me more!
Moberly Monitor Index
Recently, we have put up a banner that states “Future Site of the Moberly Dog Park, Opening August 2011.” Since the construction, opening and management of a dog park is complex, I asked the Monitor-Index to indulge me in a few articles that will ...
More off leash dog parks proposed
Austin News
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is proposing to turn the open land just south of the swimming pool at Mabel Davis into a one point four acre fenced-in dog park. "We want to grow those (dog parks) because it's a very popular trend in the city ...
Public Asked to Fill Out Off Leash Dog Park Survey
Prince George, BC - Open houses held to gather feedback about creating dog parks in Prince George are over, but public consultation continues. Starting today, people who missed the open houses, but are still interested in providing feedback, ...
proposed dog park
off leash dog park.


Wag More Dogs takes case to appeals court
Washington Examiner (blog)
... dismissed earlier this year by the US District Court for the Eastern District in Alexandria, revolves around whether the dog grooming and boarding company can display a mural depicting dogs on the back of its building, adjacent to a dog park...
Park & Rec highlights facilities around the neighborhood
Marshalltown Times Republican
Fees for use of the Marshalltown Dog Park have been averaging $30 weekly, though Gray said that has declined dramatically from last fall's opening, but people are dropping their $2 per day into the entrance box. "We have sold 80 memberships to the dog ...
Colleen O'Connor: Why a Dog Attack Could Determine San Diego's Next Mayor
Anyone remembering the fight to create Dogs' Beach in Ocean Beach or the nearby dog park understands the one-issue, tenacious focus of dog owners. The responsible dog owners were right to find an appropriate spot to allow their pets to frolic without ...
Couple Gives $50000 for Ann Arbor Park
The Ann Arbor Chronicle
At the end of the meeting, Steve Thorp spoke during public commentary, urging the city to give West Park a new name – Central Park West – and to possibly put a dog park there. One of the first items on the June 21 agenda was news of a gift to support ...

City drops grotto idea into an exceedingly deep hole
PRAC still hasn't made a recommendations on a leash-free dog park. So, if City Council passes a motion before it tonight, the grotto and anything else to be placed in a City park may well disappear into the inner workings of PRAC for at least another ...
More Heat, Rain And Playgrounds
Should you want to let your four-legged friend stretch its legs, try the dog park at the Land O' Lakes Recreation Complex before it gets too hot outside! You can start your own blog – Have an opinion or expertise to share? ...
Yappy Hour Preps Pups for Parade
“We're very big proponents of the Half Moon Bay Dog Park,” Kendall Flint said. “What people don't realize about Half Moon Bay is how dog friendly it is.” Dogs that strut their stuff at the July 4 parade will also be eligible to vie for titles such as ...
School Reform Commission holds special meeting, flash mobs stir up summer concerns
Our interns are following up on the weekend flash mobs in Upper Darby and North Philadelphia, and taking a look at plans for the Schuylkill River Park. Some folks are angry about the improvements that will eliminate some trees and part of a dog park.
UTA architecture students win Ross Avenue Better Blocks competition
Dallas Morning News (subscription) (blog)
One group created a dog park with an ice-filled kiddie pool for four-legged visitors and painted wooden chairs for two-legged ones. Down the road, artists sold jewelry, pictures and clothing from tents. The winning project came from architectural ...