Posts tagged "dog friendly areas"
Jen Weigel of the Chicago Tribune wrote about what happened when her dog, Max, crossed paths with a large dog off-leash. What would it hurt for dogs to be off-leash on beaches or within fenced-in tennis courts in winter? Max, a rescue, has his quirks, including that he doesn’t play well with others. The presence... Read more »
My wife Robin hollered “Stop it! Stop hitting your dog. Stop!” She even tried to get between the woman and the dog who was being hit. It all began innocently enough, on a brisk and typically windy day walking north along Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview. On this walk – one of our dog’s, Ethel... Read more »
I love dog parks, and even helped to spearhead their official creation in Chicago (though Wiggly Field had already begun as a trial). In Chicago, these fenced off dog parks are within larger parks, so they are called Dog Friendly Areas (DFA’s). The Chicago Park District offers lots of information – including DFA rules and... Read more »
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