Pets are fun to have around and different people prefer different pets. One of the most common pets is the dog, which is kept mainly for security purposes and its fun-filled company.
There are many dog parks in Minnesota where you can take your dog for exercise and the opportunity have fun with others. Each city in Minnesota has at least one dog park. However their sizes and services offered vary.
Located along the Mississippi River is the Minnehaha Park which is around four acres in size and offers your dog a great swimming opportunity. Even though it is not fenced, the park has natural borders which help to ensure your dog does not stray out of the designated areas. Puppy poop bags are readily available at the park. If you are wondering about where to park your car then consider that solved as there is sufficient parking for all the visitors.
The Airport dog park is one of the other venues. The Minneapolis Airport which owns the park says that the dogs have helped reduce parking lot crimes which had become a menace in the past. The park can be used in the evenings and during the week days all day long. plus over the weekends. Remember your own water and poop bags while visiting the park. You should take note that the city’s leash laws do not apply here as the park is on private property.
There are some parks that are available via permit only. Found in this category is the thirty acre Crow Hassan Park Reserve which is located on country road 116. The park opens at dawn and closes at sunset for you and your dog to enjoy its serene environment that embodies cool shades provided by the trees and neatly mowed trails which give a refreshing feeling. The park is opened daily for its members and is maintained by the Hennepin Parks Association from which you can apply for a permit.
Bad weather can be a hindrance to a good day out with your dog., but in the city of New Hope there is the 24 hour Dog City Park that has both indoor and outdoor dog parks. The park avails tunnels, balls and a plastic jungle gym for your dog to have fun on its 27,000 square feet facility. Before you are allowed in with your dog(s), they have to undergo a screening process. The park offers other extra services that will keep you coming back for more.
The other parks that you can visit include the Riverside Park located at the Franklin terraces, the University avenue Park, Lake of Isles Park, Cleary Lake Region Park, Lake Sarah Regional Park and the Rochester Dog Park among others.
During your visits there are some fundamental codes of conduct that you have to keep to so a smooth park affair is ensured for all. Your dog possesses an off-leash permit tag and a collar; if it is aggressive do not take it to the parks. To avoid conflicts it is advisable that you do not bring along dog toys or food. Defecating in the Mississippi River is another thing that you should ensure your dog does not do. Glass containers are not allowed in the off-leash area and you should remember to pick up after your dog.
In case of any questions or inquiries concerning the use of the parks, there are designated offices you can contact. So to avoid boredom in terms of yourself and your dog, get ready to take your pet out for fun and relaxation.
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