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Off-leash Dog Park Rules

March 20, 2014

Before visiting the dog park, it’s important to understand how to keep your pet safe and ensure a positive experience for all. For comprehensive guidance, we recommend reading our article on Safety Tips For The Dog Park. Once you’re familiar with general safety practices, please review and follow these specific rules and regulations for our off-leash dog park:

Rules and Regulations

Use at your own risk

  1. Poop Nā€™ Scoop is MANDATORY. You must pick up after your dog!
  2. All dogs must be friendly to people and other dogs
  3. Dogs with aggressive behavior must leave the park immediately
  4. In ALL cases owners or caretakers are legally responsible for any damages caused by their dog to any person, animal or property
  5. You must be present and have sight of your dog at all times
  6. All dogs must be current on DHP, Rabies and Bordetella vaccinations and on a regular deworming schedule. To ensure your pet is up-to-date on all necessary vaccinations and preventive care, visit our Veterinary Wellness & Pet Vaccinations service.
  7. Dogs in heat or less than 16 weeks old shall not be permitted in the park
  8. Dogs must be on leash outside the fenced in park
  9. Food/Treats are prohibited in the park
  10. Leashes, prong collars and choke chains should be removed once inside the park
  11. Please provide your own water

Most of all have fun!!!

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