With pet ownership on the rise, having a safe and clean area within communities to let dogs off the leash to play is in high demand. The increase in dog ownership means that more and more apartments, condos, and communities are not only allowing dogs, but are also seeking to attract pet owners to their establishments with pet friendly amenities. Dog parks are a pet friendly feature that many communities would like to add. Dog parks are not only nice features to have in a community for pet owners, but can also help limit dog waste problems in the community. When a dog park is properly planned it can actually help limit dog waste problems by providing a specific area for pets to socialize and play.
If you are considering planning or building a dog park in your community, here are some tips to keep in mind so you can plan it right!