Sunday, August 26, 2012

The Dog Park News August 26, 2012

Today is National Dog Day Be a hero to a dog that needs a home and get a best friend! (PHOTO)

New dog parks approved for Southgate CA; New Ulm NJ; Bethel ME; Camarillo CA.

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Huntington WV dog park has become a dumping ground for unwanted dogs since it opened in June (PHOTO).

New Braunfels TX dog park master plan to be presented for approval on August 27th (PHOTO).

Dog parks proposed for: Walsenburg CO; Des Plaines IL; Burien WA; Derby CT.

Dog parks open(ing) in: Randolph MA (Aug 23rd); Gravenhurst ON Canada (Aug 23rd); Kansas City KS (Aug 25th) (PHOTO); Dupont Circle Washington DC (re-opened Aug 23rd).

More dog parks open(ing) in: Boulder CO (Aug 25th) (PHOTO); Akron OH (re-opened Aug 25th); West Monroe LA (Oct 4th); Fort Lee NJ (Sept 22nd).

Yappy Hour dog park event - Vineyard Dog Park, Templeton CA - Aug 28th, 5:30-7PM.

Dog Swim dog park fundraiser - Sept 4th, 4-7PM - Springfield MO (PHOTO).

Dog Days 5K Run/Walk dog park fundraiser - Oct 20th - Murphysboro IL.

DogFest 2012 - Sept 8th, 10AM-3PM - Pinckney MI (PHOTO)

Critter Parade dog park fundraiser - Sept 29th - Independence OR.

Community reception dog park fundraiser - Oct 13th - Sunset Country Club, St Louis MO

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The Dog Park News August 22, 202

New dog parks open(ing) in: Gravenhurst ON Canada (Aug 23rd); Randolph MA (Aug 23rd); Campbeltown SA Australia (Aug 26th - PHOTO); Richmond VA (Aug 18th); Frederick MD (Aug 23rd); Traverse City MI (Aug 20th): Eagan MN (Jul 17th).
Paxton IL dog park proposal still awaiting IL EPA approval (PHOTO).
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Kidstastic Dog Show and Skyhoundz Disc Competition - Sept 8th - Greenville NC
Dog parks proposed for: Northbrook IL: Bundaberg QL Australia; Fremont OH; Melrose MA: Hagerstown MD: New Ulm NJ; Moose Jaw SK Canada; Sooke BC Canada.
Top Dog Pageant at Marigold Festival - Sept 8th - Pekin IL.
Dog parks under construction in: Diamond Bar CA (soon); Willits CA.
Dog parks approved for: Mason City IA: Ringwood NJ (PHOTO); Orland Park IL: Knoxville IA: Warner Robins GA; Twin Falls ID: Bloomington IA; Ann Arbor MI.
Paws in the Pool dog park fundraiser - Aug 24th - Lynchburg VA.
Groundbreakings scheduled for: Calimesa CA (Sept 29th)(PHOTO); Ellisville MO (Sept 8th).


Dog Swim dog park fundraiser - Sept 15th - Twin Falls ID (VIDEO).
Humane Society sleepover dog park fundraiser - ongoing - Meadow Lake SK Canada (PHOTO)

Sunday, August 19, 2012

The Dog Park News August 19, 2012

PA's Fairfax Area Humane Society hosting 2013 Ford Focus raffle to raise funds to build dog park (PHOTO above).

New dog parks approved for West Branch IA; Melrose MA; Blue Ash OH (PHOTO); Twin Falls ID.

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Dog parks now under construction in Gloucester MA; Kutztown PA; and Upper Macungie PA.

New dog parks proposed for Parma or Parma Heights OH; Beloit WI (PHOTO): Corpus Christi TX; Northbrook IL; Rolling Hills Estates CA; Des Plaines IL: New Port Richey FL; Philadelphia PA; Lansing NY; and Royal Palm Beach FL.

New dog parks open(ing) in Frederick MD (Aug 23); Paducah KY (Aug 22); Ocean Pines MD (Aug 22); Ridgewood NJ (Aug 20); and Chambersburg PA (Aug 16).

Woofstock dog park fundraiser - Fenton MO - Oct 7th.

Groundbreaking for dog park in Calimesa CA - Sept 29.

Ice cream dog park fundraiser - Aug 23 - Kennebunk ME

Rocklin CA dog park nominated for 2012 Chase Community Giving Program.

Poodle Plunge dog park fundraiser - Aug 20 - West Hartford CT

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The Dog Park News August 14, 2012

Dog Day Afternoon dog splash event -- Waters Adventure Waterpark, Charleston SC - Sept 9th (PHOTO)

Red River Waterway Commission funding for dog park approval delayed yet again by Shreveport LA council while Mayor Glover continues to hold it hostage over demands for an additional $1M from the RRWC for other city projects.

New dog parks opening on Aug 15th in Ocean Pines MD, St Peter MN and Paducah KY.

Dog park approved for Portage la Prairie MB Canada.

Dog park under construction in Jamestown ND.

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Dog parks proposed for Andover MN; Asbury Park NJ; Collierville TN; Coal City IL; Windham OR.

Resident offers East Amwell NJ $200K to build dog park on condition it is named after her late husband Ernest Wells.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

The Dog Park News August 12, 2012

PetSafe selects twin cities of Texarkana AR and Texarkana TX for $100,000 first prize to build their first dog park (PHOTO).

New dog parks proposed for Middle Township NJ; East Ridge TN; Chittenango NY; Cincinnati OH; White Bluff TN; Cheshire CT; Los Angeles CA; Mukwonago WI; Hamden CT; Stratford CT; Ottawa ON Canada; Billings MT; Medford OR; Westfield MA; Bermidji MN.

Dog park groundbreaking for Ellisville MO on Sept 8th.

Dog parks now under construction in Grand Haven MI (starting Sept); Milton FL and Westminster MD.

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Dog parks open(ing) in Highland Park IL (Aug 11th); Montgomery AL (Oct 13th); Cumberland Valley PA (Aug 16th); Pittsburgh PA (Aug 2nd).

Barkington Palace Pet Resort and indoor dog park approved for Buffalo Grove IL.

Paws in the Pool dog park fundraiser on Aug 25th in Lynchburg WV.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Dog Park News August 08, 2012

Lucky Dog Bark & Brew opening its doors Aug 17th in Cornelius NC -- will feature dog bar, dog park, doggie day care (PHOTO).

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Dog parks approved for Lexington SC and Prince William County VA.

Pooch Plunge dog park fundraiser - Aug 19th - DePere WI.

New dog parks open(ing) in Dallas TX (Oct 27-28th); Cornwall NY (Aug 5th); Henderson NV (Oct); Montgomery AL (Oct 13th).

Falmouth MA on Cape Cod ranked one of Dog Fancy Magazine's 2012 top 10 dog-friendly cities. Provincetown was recognized in 2010.

New dog park groundbreaking on Aug 27th in Encinitas CA.

Alternate location may be solution to dispute over new dog park in York NE.

Dog parks proposed for Westfield MA; Canaan CT; Sutter Creek CA; Nebraska City NE; Portland OR; Costa Mesa CA; Nitro WV; 2nd dog park in Galveston TX.

Dog park now under construction in Fargo ND.

Dog park pilot program in San Carlos CA so successful it will be extended.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

The Dog Park News August 05, 2012

New dog parks open(ing) in: Berkeley CO; Cleveland OH (Aug 4th); Wesrt Covina CA (Aug 1st - PHOTO): Amarillo TX (Jun 16th); Kansas City MO (Aug 25th); Frederick County MD (Aug 23rd).

Puppy Plunge dog park fundraiser - Kearney NE - Aug 12th 4-7PM

Dog parks now under construction in Port Angeles WA and Pittsburgh PA.

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Dog parks have been approved for Houston TX (Harris County); Mount Vernon VA; Egg Harbor NJ; Newman CA; Fort Worth TX; Orland Park IL.

Texarkana AR wins $100K first prize to build dog park from PetSafe 2012 Bark for Your Park contest; Oak Forest IL wins $25K second place prize.

Dog parks proposed for Dunwoody GA; Grimes IA; Chatham County GA; Ysipilanti MI; Bethel ME; Anoka County MN; Parma OH; Boonsboro MD; Derry PA; Carroll County MD; Slidell LA.

Relay for Life and Bark for Life fundraisers - Aug 11th in San Mateo CA and Aug 18th in Rocky Hill CT.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Dog Park News August 02, 2012

New dog parks approved for Riverhead NY; Dallas TX; Clemmons NC (PHOTO); Bangor ME.

PetSafe Bark for Your Park semi-finals voting has ended - finalists will be announced Aug 3rd.

Dog parks now under construction in Vienna WV; Los Angeles (Grand Park) CA.

Bend OR named by Dog Fancy Magazine as 2012 DogTown USA, the dog-friendliest town in America.

Dog parks proposed for Mount pleasant MI; Shawano WI; Cheshire CT; Wallingford CT; Bainbridge Island WA; North Reading MA; Chico CA; Sonoma CA; Arab AL; Corpus Christi TX; Moose Jaw SK Canada; King ON Canada; Natick MA.

Dying resident donates land to Killingly CT with last wish for town to build a dog park.

New dog parks open(ing) in North Branch MN (Aug 8th); Radford VA (mid-Aug); Bullhead City AZ (Jul 27th); Oregon IL (Jul); Over-the-Rhine OH (Jul 30th); Tuxedo NY (Jul 10th); Corning NY (mid-Aug).

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