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Dog ParkDog Park Etiquette

Basic guidelines that should be taken into consideration when bringing your dog to a dog park.

Dog Park Body Language

A helpful guide for understanding how dogs communicate with each other and things to look out for when taking your dog to the dog park.

Pros and Cons of Dog Parks

A compilation of the advantages, disadvantages, and things to think about for communities and/or the individuals to consider regarding dog park development.

What Makes a Good Dog Park PDF icon (298 KB)

To help you assess your local dog park, the Association of Pet
Dog Trainers provides this information to help you decide if a particular dog park is the best option for your dog.

Dog Parks: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly PDF icon (299.8 KB)

Article from The APDT Chronicle of the Dog on dog parks.


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