Taking your dog to the dog park can be an enriching experience for both of you. In addition to giving you both time to unwind, it lets your pup run with the pack! But there IS such a thing as etiquette when taking your pooches to a public dog park. Here’s our rundown of the do’s and don’ts.
Thou Shalt Not…
1. Forget to Pick Up After Your Dog
Sanitation is very important wherever you go and this includes the dog park. You should always pick up after your dog. No one wants to stroll through a park full of dog droppings. It’s also not a sanitary condition for any dog to be exposed to the kinds of parasites and diseases that can live in dog waste. Stop spreading disease by following the simple rule of picking up after your dog. You can even contribute to the community by carrying extra plastic baggies.