Sunday, September 11, 2011

The Dog Park News (September 11, 2011)


Dog park proposed for greenway in Hayward
San Jose Mercury News
By Eric Kurhi HAYWARD -- In what is at least the fourth such attempt in the past decade, plans are in the works for a fenced off-leash dog park where residents could let their pets run free. Officials from the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District ...
Dog park could beautify Beltrami
Twin Cities Planet
By Satchell Mische-Richter Paula Heille and her dog Gizmo live across the street from a site for a proposed dog park in the Beltrami neighborhood. The empty 3.2 acre lot, currently owned by MNDOT, was the former site of a community garden. ...

Dog Dayz in Boulder: Pooches take the plunge at Scott Carpenter
Daily Camera
18 and temporarily turns the large community pool into an aquatic dog park. "Every year, I think, I am going to open one of these in Boulder and make millions," says Shannon Aberton, who brought her large Bernese mountain dog, Yukon, to the pool Friday ...
'Doggy Plunge' set for today in Cromwell
Middletown Press
By JEFF MILL CROMWELL – Let Fido cool off today and help residents create a dog park in the process. The Dog Park Committee has organized a “Doggy Plunge” fundraiser this afternoon at the Cromwell Hills complex. The plunge, which is being held from 1-5 ...
A Place for Man and His Best Friend is the Goal of Paws in the Park
North Haven's Paws in the Park group continues in their steadfast efforts to give residents and their furry best friends a dog park in the near future. By Joy VanderLek Shovel-ready can't come soon enough for members of Paws in the Park, the grassroots ...
Fence Sunshine play area for safety - mums
Brimbank Leader
MITCH BEAR N10BM502 A GROUP of Sunshine mothers is urging Brimbank Council to fast-track fencing a playground in a popular off-leash dog park. Tom O'Brien Reserve opened in July with $300000 of developments, including a new playground. ...



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City rips park benches out from under war vets
Toronto Sun
But those living in the tony, stone and stucco houses on Melrose Ave. on the northern edge of the park, their backyards backing onto the off-leash area, didn't care for the noise and hassle of the increasing number of people visiting the new dog park...
Next Top Dog is Sunday
Pekin Daily Times
11, outside of the Dog Park in Mineral Springs Park. Registration will be at 2:30 pm, one-half hour before the event and participants may register for as many categories as they wish. Categories are Biggest and Smallest Dog, Best Pet Trick, ...
Downtown Tampa condos act as hub for self-contained living
Tampabay.com
Another sign of progress is a new dog park nestled between a tire shop, oil company and vacant lot near the Port of Tampa. The city is putting another dog park at E 12th and Washington streets. Still needed, residents say, are convenience stores and ...

Chatham officials drawing up 'wish list' of improvement projects
The State Journal-Register
dog park, skateboard park and a community center also were added to the list of potential projects. Upgrades to Mansion Road and adding a third lane to Gordon Drive were among top priories for streets. Lower on the list was construction of the south ...
Take a ride and see Missouri's biggest, smallest, oddest
STLtoday.com
In 1999, Jim the Wonder Dog Park opened in his hometown of Marshall. The park is at 101 North Lafayette; 1-660-886-8191jimthewonderdog.com. 12. Leila's Hair Museum features 400 framed hair wreaths, more than 2000 pieces of jewelry made from human ...
Our Responsibility to Man's Best Friend, Part 2
Pick up your dog's feces immediately upon elimination, even if he is at home and ESPECIALLY when he is in a public place, such as a dog park or walking trail. This is another part of being a responsible dog owner: don't leave your dog's feces laying ...
Get treats for you (and your pup) at Mahany
Roseville Press Tribune
“My goal is to open a caf√© with a mini dog park for the dogs to play,” Brodie said. “I'd like to offer a matching menu, like a muffin for you and a little muffin for your dog.” If you're a foodie, make sure you don't miss stopping at Snow's Citrus ...

New water park makes a splash
Castanet.net
The project features a flower-shaped pad with approximately 20 spray features that turn on when motion is sensed. The Park also includes a community garden, off-leash dog park, an open manicured field and ample parking.

Readers wonder about cemeteries, weeds
York News-Times
Q: I read in the York News-Times that a dog park is listed as a potential project in the annual budget. Can you tell me more about this exciting news? A: If $15000 can be raised through donations and grants (which has said to be a possibility), ...
Parks director Adams retiring
Springfield News-Leader
Highlights of that tenure include creation of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center; the Cruse Dog Park; Dan Kinney Park; Valley Water Mill Park Equestrian Center; Rutledge-Wilson Farm Community Park; Lost Hill Park; continued improvement to ...
Timeout
Green Bay Press Gazette
10 am-noon today at De Pere Dog Park, Biotech Way, De Pere. (Scheuring Road to American Blvd. south to Biotech Way on left.) Dogs and their people welcome. Leash-cutting ceremony, 10:20 am walk all the dogs into the park and unleash them simultaneously ...