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Dog Park Manual

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Dog Park Rules
Dogs may be allowed off leash within the fenced area of the dog park subject to the rules and regulations set forth below:

  • Owners/attendants of a dog are responsible for the acts and conduct of their dog at all times when it is in a Town park. Park users and dog owners/attendants assume all risks related to use of the dog park. 
  • Park hours: One half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.
  • Smoking and food are not allowed within the dog park.
  • All dogs must have valid rabies vaccinations and wear tag on collar. If tag is lost, dog attendant must be prepared to provide current rabies vaccination paperwork on demand.
  • All dogs six months and older must wear license on collar.
  • Females in heat, sick dogs, aggressive dogs and dogs under four months of age are not allowed.
  • Dogs with a known history of aggressive or dangerous behavior are not allowed.
  • Dogs must be on a leash when entering and exiting the off-leash area.
  • Attendants must keep a leash in hand for each dog at all times.
  • Dogs must be attended, within sight and under voice control of their attendant at all times.
  • Users are limited to two dogs per person at any one time.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the park unless accompanied by an attendant 16 years of age or older.
  • Choke, prong, pinch, spiked and electronic collars must be removed when your dog is in the park.
  • Dogs that display either aggressive or dangerous behavior must be immediately leashed and removed by their attendant.
  • Attendants must immediately cleanup and remove dog feces left by their dog. Attendants must possess a device for feces removal. Waste must be disposed of in proper receptacles.
  • Attendants are responsible for filling holes and repairing damage caused by their dog.
  • Dog treats, chews and dog bones are not allowed in the park.
  • Pets other than dogs are not allowed in the park.
  • Bikes, strollers, baby carriages, skateboards, skates, rollerblades and motorized vehicles (except park maintenance) are not allowed.