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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Dog Park Etiquette (Petiquette)


Enjoy our park with your dog(s), including the enclosed leash free areas. A separate area for small and large breeds. Just remember to be safe, obey the rules and respect the park and others.          

PARKS HOURS: 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.



  • Park users and dog owners assume all risks related to the use of this park.
  • Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children under 5 years are not permitted in the fenced off-leash areas due to health & safety concerns.
  • Animals other than dogs are not permitted.
  • Dog (s) must be leashed when entering and exiting fenced off-leash areas.
  • Choke chain type collars are prohibited.
  • No more than two (2) dogs per handler.
  • Small breed dogs (less than 25 lbs.) must remain in the small dog designated area when off leash.
  • Large breed dogs (more than 26 lbs.) must remain in the large dog designated area when off leash.
  • Dog owners must remain in the fenced enclosure with their dog (s), carry a leash, keep within sight of the dog (s) and the dog (s) shall be under the control of visual or oral commands when off leash at all times.
  • All dogs must be legally licensed, have current vaccinations and wear a collar with visible license tag at all times.
  • Dogs that have been declared dangerous or aggressive are strictly prohibited (F.S.S. 767).
  • Dog (s) must be removed at first signs of aggression.
  • Female dogs in heat are prohibited.
  • Dogs under the age of six (6) months are prohibited.
  • Dog feces must be picked up immediately using pet litter bags and disposed of properly in trash receptacles. Re: City Ord. # 932-05.   
  • Dog owners must immediately fill any hole their dog (s) dig.
  • All food and treats (both human and pet) are prohibited within the fenced off leash areas.


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