By: Liz Reyes, CPDT-KA, B.S.
It’s important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of dog parks before you and your dog participate in dog interaction at one. It’s also good to know proper etiquette while at a dog park. Here are some pros and cons and tips and tidbits to make your dog park experience memorable.
Some Pros to Consider
Some Cons to Consider
Tips & Tidbits
It’s a Dog’s Word K-9 Academy’s Yappy Hour is a safe alternative to the standard dog park. It is run privately, but allows owners to bring their dogs or puppies to open playtime just as dog parks do. However, all Yappy Hour sessions are supervised by an It’s a Dog’s World certified trainer. Each professional trainer is on site to educate owners on appropriate behavior and obedience. It’s a Dog’s World also requires all participating dogs be vaccinated and dogs over six months be spayed or neutered. There are certain times for certain sizes and ages of dogs to keep similarities and avoid injury or aggressive play. Visit It’s a Dog’s World’s Yappy Hour page for more info, http://www.itsadogsworld.biz/index.php?id=92.