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Dog Park Design, Development, and Operation


Learn to address safety concerns in dog parks
A community’s interest in a dog park may be initiated in several ways. It often takes the action of just a few residents, usually dog owners or dog lovers, who may write a letter to a city council, stop by the local parks and recreation department to talk, or show up at a municipal meeting to express their interest in a public setting.
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Use signage to ensure guidelines and certain basic information are communicated
It’s important to ensure that certain basic information concerning park use (not just the rules) is made readily available to users.
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Offer dog-oriented program opportunities to bring in more people
Dog park programs, though not really abundant, like our regular programs (for people), are indeed out there.
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Dog Park Design, Development, and Operation
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This professional guide presents best practices for park and recreation professionals and others interested in creating a community dog park. From concept to completion, you’ll get step-by-step instructions on creating a great off-leash facility. It also discusses related topics such as location considerations, community benefits, design options, maintenance concerns, amenities, suggested rules, and program opportunities.

© 2013
Book   144 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736091558

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