Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The Dog Park News (June 7, 2011)

City to charge membership fee at dog park
Baltimore Sun
As of July 1, dog owners who bring their pets to the city's dog park will be required to purchase an annual membership. The dog park, named the Dr. Bruce Morley Dog Playground, was opened in 2008 adjacent to the city's Leo. E. Wilson Park, just east of ...
Carole Estabrook: Dogs should get a park
Auburn Citizen
Frustrated dog owners approached the Cayuga County Parks and Trails Commission back in February 2010 to propose a separate dog park along the lake front. Though receptive to the idea of a separate dog park in Cayuga County, the Parks and Trails ...
Park Spark Denver, could it really happen here
A Denver off-leash dog park could become the first permanent Park Spark project site nationally if funding is awarded from the Colorado Recycling Grant Program (RREO). In March, several Denver groups collaborated with Denver DOG to move Park Spark ...
Thirsty pooches now have water at Keizer Rapids
(KEIZERTIMES/Andrew Jackson) As the sun starts making regular appearances at Keizer Rapids Park, a new and improved dog park is greeting devotees and new fans alike. Highlights include a mud-resistant surface thanks to new irrigation lines that, ...
Animal-shelter whistleblower: He saw wrong in need of fix
Chris Parent, president of the Yuba Sutter Dog Park, said his own tour of the shelter, which he took with public officials a year and a half ago, convinced him of a need for greater oversight from the community. "It's a horrible facility, ...
Weekend goes to the dogs at Furry Fun Days
Chambersburg Public Opinion
The dogs had been taking part in the Sixth Annual Furry Fun Days at the Shippensburg Township Happy Tails Dog Park in Cumberland County, a two-day event that included a series of "doggie" games as well as demonstrations and other activities. ...


Memorial Park Fence Plan Goes Before Council Monday
Added Ransley: “It would be so nice for us Albany residents/dog owners to have the small dedicated space in our town of Albany rather than having to drive to Point Isabel (dog park in Richmond).” Recreation & Community Services staff said the fence and ...
Table to Table: The Week in Food Events
Washingtonian.com (blog)
A dollar from every drink benefits the Shaw Dog Park. Visit the Web site for more information. Elizabeth's Gone Raw is hosting a cocktail reception and five-course raw-foods dinner with guest speaker David Wolfe, a health-and-nutrition expert 

County police continue to investigate incident
Annapolis Capital
Last August a Siberian husky was shot and killed at a county dog park in Severn. Bear-Bear was shot by an off-duty civilian police officer with the US Army at the Quail Run community dog park. He told authorities he thought the unleashed dog was trying ...
Verandah in Fort Myers, Florida offers golf membership incentive
All Verandah residents enjoy nine miles of walking trails and fitness paths; Oak Park with community treehouse and playground; canoe and kayak livery; Dog Park; and a boardwalk along the riverfront that showcases the Orange River. ...
Indian River County Community Calendar, updated June 6
Hearing/Service Dog Certification Ceremony: Off-Leash Dog Park Memorial Garden Pavilion, 1230 16th Ave., Vero Beach, 6:30 pm, June 10. RSVP: 772-567-8969.; dogsforlifevb.com. Hurricane Expo: Indian River Mall, Vero Beach 10 am-3 pm, June 11. ...
Winchester Carlisle Expands Into Active Adult Homebuilding With Nathan ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The active adult neighborhood includes a private club house, aquatic activities, fitness center, walking trails, dog park and wellness court. "Isabella Village in Savannah has been created with a very careful, consumer-centric focus," said Matt Burke, ...
Problems at state level slow Silver Lake pier work
Sauk Prairie Eagle
That fund is also helping various other city parks projects such as the dog park at Veterans Memorial Field. Common Council members, including Oszman, said they are fully behind the project. "We felt that it was something that we should do four years ..
Front Porch: Septic program on Camano
Comment on Japanese Gulch: Mukilteo officials are seeking public comment on the proposed Japanese Gulch master plan that considers improvements including trails, a picnic area, a dog park, environmental restoration and educational projects. ...
Marketing a vision for a community
dog park, children's campground, and pocket parks are among the plans. Eighty acres will be open space. The centerpiece of the community is a restored 1882 carriage house that was moved from Port Union Road in 2000. The 5000-square-foot structure ...