Friday, August 23, 2013

Fun Dog Events and More Space

In July, the Currie Park dog exercise area went from 2 acres to 10.  The fencing and wood chips are down and it can handle many more doggies.  Go check it out!  There are 5 dog parks in the county system currently.

We don't have a dog, but take every opportunity to find them and give a hug or 2

Riverwest neighborhood will soon have a dog park too.  It has been under construction, as it was a lot owned by Johnson Controls that needed remediation.  The dirt was contaminated with chemicals and was replaced by good soil.  Now the grass needs to grow in enough to make it useable.  It will be located at the city block between Concordia and Auer Avenues and Bremen and Weil Streets.  You can follow the Milwaukee Dog parks website for more information as it happens. 

Whitefish Bay is hosting their Dog Days of Summer this Saturday, August 24 from 9:30-2.  Bring your favorite pooch downtown and get free stuff and advice about dogs. Stop by the Farmer's Market and the theme will be Dogs also.  

Lynden Sculpture Garden does a dog day once a month on the 3rd Saturday from 12-5.  For their schedule, check the Lynden Dog Days link.

Don't miss out on the big summer pool event for dogs- the Doggie Dip!

Monday, Sept 2
630-8 pm
Cool Waters in Greenfield Park  |  2028 S. 124th St.
2013 Admission:  $5 per dog
Special Offer
While at the Doggie Dip, purchase your 2013 Dog Exercise Area Permit for only $10—that’s a savings of up to 67%! Be sure to bring the license number and rabies tag number for each of your dogs.
Advance Admission BraceletsDue to the popularity of the Doggie Dip, you can buy your admission the day before the dip. You will receive a wrist band that allows you to enter the pool without waiting in the admissions line. 
 COOL WATERS (Beach-Entry/Zero-Depth)
 Sun., Sept. 1, 2013
 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  Admission PRE-SALE   Cool Waters in Greenfield Park, 2028 S. 124th St.
 Mon., Sept. 2, 2013
 6:30–8 p.m.
  Doggie Dip! Cool Waters in Greenfield Park, 2028 S. 124th St.
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