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  1. City life, Giardia and fecal waste plants parading as dog parks, Oh my!

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi eveyrone! I have a few questions regarding the title mentions. My husband and I live in a condo in the city, we recently adopted our first dog, Benji. Who is a rescue. This week he was tested for Giardia and it came back positive, despite the doctor thinking he seemed like a perfectly healthy...
  2. Hi, I'm new here and to dog parks...what is the norm?

    Attention All New Members
    I'm Jesse, I have an sweet, very energetic 10 month old mixed breed rescue named Ruben. We began taking him to a local dog park a few months ago and I found myself wondering why aren't there more ideal, convenient places to take our dogs? Someplace safe, fenced and grassy? Our choices are slim...
  3. My thoughts (venting) ... Dangerous Dogs

    Attention All New Members
    I left the dog park area today with my head down and a heavy heart. I recently became the accidental foster of a Pit-mix i rescued from a local kill shelter. I won't go into detail about him but i will say i pulled him because i feel like he's a wonderful example of what a dog should be. He's...
  4. Interaction at the Dog Park

    General Dog Forum
    We moved to our current city from an area with no dog parks. Shelby grew up in fenced yards and always with other dogs, either my parent's three dogs or my roommate's two, plus at one point two foster dogs. She was never an 'only dog', plus we walked her, took her to dog friendly businesses, etc...
  5. Kids and Babies Strolling In the Dog Park??

    General Dog Forum
    Now that summer is almost here I have noticed that there are more and more people bringing their little tiny kids and babies in strollers into the dog park. I'm just curious what everyones opinions are on this. I live in the Vancouver area of Canada and there are dog parks everywhere here. For...