Sunday, August 14, 2011

The Dog Park News (August 14, 2011)

Talk of West Roxbury dog park draws concern from leash-law scofflaws
Boston Globe
By Matt Rocheleau, Town Correspondent At a standing-room-only gathering Thursday night, City Councilor Matt O'Malley' led a discusion on creating a dog park in West Roxbury. Controversy about the idea stemmed over whether creating a designated area for ...
Dog owners say $30000 park pavilions offer no shade 9 mins ago
Palm Beach Post
After fielding complaints about the three pavilions installed in June, village staff met with Wellington Dog Park frequenters last month and committed to erecting one shelter that's bigger. Staff will collect feedback in coming weeks on where to put it ...
Dog Park Pet-iquette 101
Huntington Central Park is home to the Best Friend Dog Park. Located on Edwards Street and Inlet Drive in Huntington Beach, this spacious park offers up hours of fun for you and your dogs. The leash-free dog park has two separate enclosed areas: one ...
Friends of Mountwood opens off-leash dog park
Parkersburg News
By NATALEE SEELY ( , Parkersburg News and Sentinel VOLCANO - About a dozen dogs and their owners gathered Friday in Mountwood Park for the grand opening of Wood County's first off-leash dog park...
Tips on how to get along at an off-leash dog park
Globe and Mail
Here are some tips on how everyone can enjoy the dog park together and avoid the fights. Carry a leash: Even if it's an off-leash area, you never know when you'll need it. Have a reliable recall: Be within sight and voice range, and make sure your dog ...
Boy bitten by dog at off-leash park
Brockville Recorder and Times
By NICK GARDINER , STAFF WRITER Brockville Police are attempting to identify the owner of a boxer dog that bit and scratched a nine-year-old boy at the off-leash dog park near the Centennial Youth Arena. Sgt. Al Ranger said police received a complaint ...
Battle between Vancouver's dog-owners and non-owners heating up
Globe and Mail
When Sonja LeBorgne adopted Bentley from a shelter in 2008, she thought that the fenced dog park near her condo in Vancouver's West End would be the ideal place to take him for unleashed play time after work. That hope evaporated when Bentley was ..

Yarra Council breaks park bench promise
Leader News
Our officers believe there is a strong case for the seat to be located within the dog park,” Cr Clarke said. She said there were 29 nearby seats outside the dog area that Mr Calderone could use. >>Should the council have kept its promise to Mr ...

Construction Underway at Black Rock Canal Park
Committee member Margaret Szczepaniec says the park will consist of a playground, a dog park, extension of the pier and various aquatic educational opportunities. The new park will also provide a space for people to walk, bike ride and kayak along the ...
City council: Council to discuss railroad crossing options, other items Tuesday
TriValley Central
... a presentation regarding a partnership with the Rotarty Club on a proposed dog park and other amenities that could be a part of the Rotary Park, located on Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway, adjacent to the Maricopa Unified School District main office. ...
Dogs compete in NAKC obedience trial this weekend at Baxter County Fairgrounds
Baxter Bulletin
The Mountain Home Dog Park Committee also has a table set up with information about the formation of a new dog park. The committee is seeking donations to fund a fence for the park. For more information about the North Arkansas Kennel Club, ...
Bravo to all who volunteer in Minot
Jamestown Sun
* Bravo to the news that the dog park for Jamestown is moving forward. The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission approved the first purchases ...
Bethlehem Doggie Paddle scheduled for Monday
The Express Times -
... and Stark, at 2410 Siegfried St. Only one dog is allowed per handler, who must be at least 18. All dogs must be on a 6-foot long or shorter leash. All donations will benefit the Bethlehem Dog Park. For more information, call 610-865-7081.

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This week in Cloverdale – August 14-20
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Cloverdale Dog Park Golf Tournament gets underway Saturday at 2 pm at the Tayman Park Golf Course in Healdsburg. Last day of signups is August 15. For details, call Kassie at 894-3022. “Pig Roast on the Patio” next Saturday afternoon from 3 to 7 pm at ...
Doggie Daycare Has Closed
Under one roof, HSSV will continue to offer to the public: a dog park, spay/neuter services, grooming, dog training center, vet hospital, education center, community room and a pet store. The 48000 sq. ft. facility, opened about two years ago. ...