Sunday, August 21, 2011

The Dog Park News (August 21, 2011}

New Location Proposed For Dog Park: In Town Center Near Whole Foods
Hartford Courant
Since plans for a dog park in Elmwood fizzled earlier this year, the West Hartford Dog Park Coalition and town officials have been quietly searching for a new site. Now, Mayor Scott Slifka thinks they've found it. The proposed location: Vacant land ...
Plans for dog park continue in Binghamton
Plans to complete Binghamton's first-ever dog park continue at Cheri Lindsey Park in Binghamton. Our Melissa Kakareka tells us what the Bark Park will mean for the community once it is completed. Then come back here and refresh the page. ...
De Pere Dog Park opens, hopes to raise more funds for upgrades
Green Bay Press Gazette
Megan Andrist and Bobby Carmen play with their dogs on Thursday at the De Pere Dog Park, 1400 Biotech Way. / H. Marc Larson/Press-Gazette DE PERE — Cricket panted in the parking lot in the shade of a car while slurping up water after an hour in the ...
Surprise examines dog park options
Surprise could erect additional temporary fencing at the city's lone dog park, which officials say could answer the call in providing a bigger space for pets and their owners to socialize. Talks about constructing a new dog park or “dog run” ...
Edmonds Off-Leash Dog Park a Howling Success
If you haven't visited the off-leash area dog park in Edmonds recently, you might be surprised at the changes. Back in the day, the canine playground next to Marina Beach Park was a jumble of trees, scotch grass and foxtail, the latter two which can be ...
Dog park opens at Houska Park
La Crosse Tribune
Hannah Burcham, of La Crosse, walks her dog Aggie along the fence of the newly opened 5-acredog park located at Houska Park. (Rory O'Driscoll/La Crosse Tribune) A new sprawling dog park is open at Houska Park on Isle la Plume. ...
Dog Run Park
Dog Run Park is a county operated dog park located on the grounds of the Village Restoration. The dog run's parking lot is near the front entrance, after the turn onto the property. Two adjoining dog runs accommodates both small and large dogs. ...
Dog run could be annexed
The Sheboygan Press
The Town of Wilson is asking the City of Sheboygan to annex the dog park. Photo by Bruce Halmo/The Sheboygan Press / THE SHEBOYGAN PRESS The City of Sheboygan would fully annex the popular public dog run on South 18th Street from the Town of Wilson and ...
Check it out: Dogs, cars, culture
Sacramento Bee
Event proceeds will go toward building an off-leash dog park scheduled to be developed at the community's Hacienda Park. Cost: Owners will be charged $7 for the first dog and $5 for the second dog. Dog owners will be admitted free. ...
Go on, get your feet wet
McAdam dog park's also top of the list for Cowichan's pooches' fav places to dive in. By Ashley Degraaf - Cowichan News Leader Pictorial Or, easy and breezy, but chock-a-block full. There is a whole whack of swimming holes to dip your toes into in the ...
Sevastopol: Town Board to examine dog control, leash requirements
Green Bay Press Gazette
Dogs and owners use the beach on their way to the dog park at Whitefish Dunes. The park has a few rules to ensure the enjoyment of pets, pet owners and other visitors. Parks rules state pets must be on a leash at all times, and owners must be ...
Doggie Dip returns to outdoor pool Aug. 27
Baraboo News Republic
Brian D. Bridgeford / News REpublic Baraboo resident Trina Anderson, 16, cuddles her dog Woodstock at Baraboo Dog Park on Thursday. A fundraiser for the park will take place at the Baraboo outdoor pool Aug. 27. Brian D. Bridgeford / News Republic Area ...

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No Kids in the Dog Park?
/A\ News Vancouver Island
NANAIMO - A battle over parkspace in Nanaimo is heating up. Some dog owners say "no kids allowed", and have taken it upon themselves to keep kids out and parents aware of the rules. Now the City of Nanaimo is stepping into the fight. ...
Dog Park Revisited
Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
by Rick Stow The Town of Goderich will revisit the proposed dog park at the corner of Warren and Sunset Streets. The current "temporary park" is to become permanent, with modifications to accommodate concerns of adjacent property owners. ...
Park has gone to the dogs
Great Bend Tribune
The first event was to raise money for a dog park which has been completed. The dog park, located in the northwest corner of Veteran's Lake, is fenced in and has a shelter. A plus for male dogs is a fire hydrant. It even has a water fountain with ...
Leander City Council approves Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan
Community Impact Newspaper
The other listed priorities are trails, a multipurpose indoor center, open space, a dog park and water playscapes or splash pads. Leander solicited community input for the update process, sending out surveys and holding meetings where community members ...
TOFA Term Of Existence Extended 50 Years
... road and New Falls Road/South Main Street. Harvie concluded the meeting with the career highlights of the police dog Dante. He also brought up the idea of naming the dog park in Falls Township, where Dante performed on its opening day, after Dante.
Former Herald intern in Stephen Colbert's cross hairs
Boston Herald
Colbert called me a “journalistic bloodhound,” citing my recent story on the first dog park in Des Moines. Seeing him talk about me live made it so real. And this time he issued a challenge to me and the entire WOI ABC5 news team — to find out how ...
Dennison Village Council decries vandalism in park
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Questions also were raised about a planned dog park. Former Councilman Randy Fox reminded council that there is a dog ordinance on the books already and that dogs aren't allowed in the park and there is a pooper-scooper ordinance on the books as well. ...
NOPD Says Man Arrested May Have Broken Into 80 Cars
... right here closer to where these spots are, and just next to the window, was all the glass with a towel next to it,” said Silvana Rangel as she showed WGNO where she saw glass shattered recently in front of the Dog Park in City Park. ...
Speak Out! August 17-22, 2011
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Yet surrounding cities stubbornly refuse to make amendments to the three-dog limit. This area is wonderful for dog owners. There is a dog park at Beck Lake, as well as several more dog parks in Lake County and some wonderful obedience clubs.
Officials break ground on Carmel Elementary
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
... more community-oriented with the addition of Carmel Elementary. Future plans that have been tossed include adding a possible Emergency Medical Services facility and a county salt shed, along with a walking trail, pavilion and dog park to the area.