TDIF – Thank Dog It’s Friday – That’s right, it was Friday afternoon at the dog park and Scraps and Rags arrived around 4:30 and stayed until dark, around 6:45. ‘Twas a beautiful day and evening and all the dogs seemed to bring their parents out for some fun the the dog park.
For Scraps and Rags it was a large dog park sandwich on small dog park bread. The large dog park had a lot of activity going on as there were play groups all over the place. Scraps eventually found his buddy Patches and they started their own little x-rated play group. There were so many dogs out in the dog park that it is hard to recall 1/10th of them. Tonight we will welcome Onxy to the group as I hope I got a good shot or two of him tonight. It is tough on those black dogs like Onyx to capture anything but a silhouette without direct sunlight, but we still try. In the small dog park we found very happy looking Jack Russell/Rat Terrier mix that some people were dog sitting named Sonny who looked a lot like Scraps and had his coloring.
Though cool, this first Saturday in October proved to be a beautiful day. Scraps had been competing in a CPE agility trial at Lewis Morris Park all day but we got done with that at 5:00 so we had time to drive home, feed both Scraps and Rags and head to the Central Dog Park to get some play time in before dark.
Mozly ran after a deer when she was not on leash in the parking lot. We almost lost her. Be careful out there and leash your dog!
There were lots of dogs in the large dog park including 4 Bassett Hounds and a Beagle named Mozly who was off leash in the parking lot when leaving and when a deer caught his eye, Mozly was off. He ran down Collins toward the woods and Central Avenue. For about an hour a posse tried to track him down and it wasn’t looking good for a while as night time was approaching. We heard someone in a neighborhood called the number on his collar and we assume Mozly was found. The lesson should ring home for all of us not to take the dog’s safety for granted. The rule is dogs must be on a leash outside the fenced dog park and it is a good rule that we all need to follow for our dogs’ sake!
I have been reluctant to take my Golden Retriever to the dog park in fear of aggressive dogs. I started taking in in the morning and it was great, he got the energy out and the dogs were well behaved. Tonight I decided to take him to get the energy out and there was a small dog mounting many other the dogs, sounded aggressive, at first was coming at my dog w […]
Please post a copy of the dog park rules by all the gates in the central dog park. The parks are getting very crowded and 99 % are well behaved, out for for a day of fun and have responsible owners. BUT the remainder ignore the rules, don’t clean up waste ( an extreme health hazard to both humans and dogs) and ignore the rules. There are some aggressive dogs […]
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