1st Annual Run, Walk Bark!
Support dog rescue! On Sat., Sept. 5 at 10am Run, Walk, Bark along the shores of Lake Superior. Come have enjoy the outdoors & walk with friends, family, neighbors. Only $20 withpre-registration(http://www.active.com/duluth-mn/running/distance-running-races/run-walk-bark-5k-2015). Along with the fun walk/run there will be: * KQDS 95 will be broadcasting live from the event & playing special dog themed music * Each person who registers gets a Swag bag (valued over $20) * There
We need YOU to get an eastern dog park. Eastern dog park update.
The proposed dog park on Riley Road, just off Jean Duluth road, goes before the city council on Monday, August 31. The meeting is open to the public and takes place on the third floor in the Council Chambers at 411 W 1st St. at 7 pm. The dog park agenda item was pulled from the consent agenda which means it will be voted on individually. We don't know how all the councilors plan to vote on it so it is still important to contact the councilors if you haven't done so alread
Far west dog park work is underway.
A new dog park in Gary New Duluth will be coming this fall. This dog park is part of a whole park and recreation center renewal by Stowe Elementary School. The full plan can be seen here. Through an incredible coalition of community members, stores, companies, skilled laborers and volunteers, the rec center has been completely refurbished and new outdoor rec areas will be built. The dog park moved up on the schedule due to problems with getting affordable bids for some of
Riley Road Dog Park proposal details
The proposed site on Riley Road was originally approved by the Duluth city council ten years ago, when Keene was approved. Rice Lake township denied it, even thought it would be on city property. With that denial it was shelved. This year the 240 acre city property that includes a maintenance building and storage area, some wild unused areas, wetlands, the soccerfield and ball field park complex were annexed as part of a friendly annexation between Duluth and the township.
Dog Parks and Politics
On several occasions the Duluth dog parks have been brought up in election campaign stories and radio programs. The messages often portray the dog parks in a negative light and are not always fully truthful. Each time I am aware of these public opinions I contact the individual to let them know the truth about dog parks and try to educate them. I point out how they are important to the humans who use them, more than the dogs. I tell them that the dog parks are built throu
Dining out with your Dog in Duluth
We have been having some fabulous weather this summer. Perfect for long walks (or short ones), picnics, beach time and all of the things we enjoy about summer in Duluth. Many of us are doing those things with our furry family members. If you are looking to bring your pooch on one of your outdoor dining outings and wondering where you can go, I have the perfect source. A Place for Fido has a list of Duluth restaurants and bars that allow outdoor dining with your dog. Chec