Pooch Park Rules • All dogs must be Pooch Park members. • Park open dawn to dusk. • 3 dogs maximum, per member, at one time. Enter/Exit: • Leash dogs until safely inside park and least prior to exiting. • Ensure each gate closes behind you. • Dogs must wear a flat buckle collar. (Break aways are safest. No prong, spike, choke, or pinch collars.) Requirements: • Dogs must be 4 months or older. • Current rabies, Distemper-parvo, Bordetella vaccines required. • Healthy dogs only • Spaying and neutering is strongly recommended for safety reasons. • Female dogs in heat are NOT allowed. • Bites must be reported to Animal Control : (910) 947-2858 • Dogs with a history of fighting/biting are prohibited. Owner Responsibilities: • Humans must wear shoes • Dogs must be supervised at all times by their owners. • OWNERS MUST SCOOP THE POOP. • If your dog digs, fill in the holes. • Owners are responsible for any injury or damage caused by their dog/dogs. • If inappropriate behavior is observed, take immediate action. 1. Move your dog to another part of the park. 2. Give your dog a time out. 3. Leave the park. (Owners should have a leash with you all times so you can remove your dog promptly.) These are “No-No’s!” • No food (dog or human), no smoking, no alcohol, no drugs, no weapons. • No bikes, strollers, wagons, roller blades, coolers, or children’s toys. Children: • Adult must accompany children under 16. Children under 12 not allowed in park • Children must be strictly supervised. • Warning: Children can easily be run over by dogs that are running. • Small Children should be kept within arm’s reach of adult. • Children are to behave in an adult-like manner: 1. Quiet voices, standing, walking, no chasing dogs. 2. Petting of dogs with owner permission only. 3. This is a dog park. It is not a children’s playground.
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