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Getting the Most From Your Dog Park

Play Areas for Pooches Provide Gateways to Greater Gain

Feature Article - January 2012

While dogs are the common thread that draw users to the dog park, you want to design the space with people in mind. Offering amenities that make it more fun for dog's best friend will take your dog park up a notch.

Keep Your Site Clean

Problem Solver - August 2011

It's a simple solution, and it removes the responsibility for pet-waste cleanup from your staff and puts it back where it belongs—pet owners. Place the containers, pet station or bag dispenser in a location where it will be highly visible—along a dog walking trail, at the entrance to a pet park or along the walkway of a park. Instructions on how to use the stations are posted on top of each bag dispenser, so there's no excuse for not using the system.

Expand Your Dog Park Offerings

Problem Solver - August 2011

The pet wash station can be operated any time, because no staffing is required. The system is coin-operated, and maintenance requirements are minimal. Patrons typically pay $5 to use the station for 5 to 7 minutes.

Dog Parks 2.0

Taking America's Dog Parks to the Next Level

Feature Article - January 2011

A dog park can be more—much more—than a simple fenced-in area where dogs can roam. Offering a bit more for our canine friends—and their owners—can boost a park's success in the community.

Barking Up the Right Tree

Tips & Trends From Today's Hottest Dog Parks

Feature Article - January 2010

Dog parks continue to grow in popularity across the United States, and many communities are looking to get in on the action. We help with some advice from those who've been there and done that.