First of all, we dog lovers must admit the fact that no matter how much we love them yet the happiness& good health an open & wide dog park can bring to them our tiled Ac homes can never give. A dog park is more than just any park that permits the entry of dogs. In layman terms, a dog park is defined as a significant piece of a land that is well equipped with canine specific needs and facilities that provide for such needs of your dog.
Dog parks are of a diversified nature and can accommodate for a space where you can take your dogs out to make them feel relaxed and rejuvenated. It is well equipped with pet toys, dog training equipments and enough area that provides for the same. Some dog parks offer water fountains for dogs and dog parents while others have swimming areas set aside exclusively for canines, in lakes or ponds surrounded by lights and benches as well.
What more you ask? Some well-planned dog parks provide for dog clinics, dog grooming salons and pooper scooper stations that are well stocked with dog-poop bag dispensers and garbage cans. Both the dog and dog parent can benefit from these amenities since they contribute to the dog’s overall health and hygiene.
Let us take a look at the reasons that can provide for a fun time for your dog at a dog park:
• Fresh Air
Most dog parks provide for an outdoor environment. While some are quite large, and are located in a lush green farm with fun park set up, there are others that not more than a fenced area in a field. Yet, the air around is fresh and good for both you and your furry companion.
• No Leash
Walking or running without having a dog on the other end of a leash gives both you and your pet leash & stress free time with complete freedom. Some dogs walk nicely, some like to pull on the leash. When your dog is leash-free, it means that there is less of a hassle for you in terms of effort and stress-based factors.
Socializing is one the first lessons that an obedient class teaches to a dog. Your dog will learn to socialize with other canines and would be less afraid of people or of other dogs when you take him/her for a walk.
• Meet Other People
Both you and your dog get a chance to socialize and meet fellow canines and their parents. This can be very beneficial if you lead a somewhat secluded existence or your dog is your only family.
• Share Lessons Learned
You can often learn some useful tips by listening to what other pet owners have to say, or what some of their experiences have been.
So, the next time you think of taking your dog to a dog park, make sure that you are able to take advantage of all the facilities and opportunities that are available at the premises for both you and your dog.