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Dog Parks Manhattan KS

Dog parks are a great place for your canine to go and get exercise with other dogs. Being around other dogs can socialize your dog and help with dog training. With dog obesity a common problem, dog parks even help with your pet's health. Please scroll down for more information about where you can find dog parks in Manhattan, KS.

Overland Park Off Leash Dog Area
12500 W. 119th Street
Overland Park, KS
 
Kansas City Society of Canine Owners for Off-leash Park (KC S.C.O.O.P.)
10201 47th St
Merriam, KS
 
Mutt Run
1330 East 902 Road
Lawrence, KS
 
Dog E. Park at Harrison Park
Gilham Road and 39th Street
Kansas City, KS
 
Kill Creek Streamway Off Leash
33460 W. 95th. St.
Desoto, KS
 
Hill's Bark Park
10th Street and Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS
 
Shawnee Mission Park
(913) 831-3355
7900 Renner Rd
Shawnee Mission, KS
 
Wyandotte County Lake Park
Wyandotte County Lake Park Rd
Kansas City, KS
 
Buck Fund Dog Park
2920 West 24th Avenue
Emporia, KS
 
Salina Dog Park
(785) 826-6535
329 North Second Street
Salina, KS
 

Dog Park

By Nancy Dwyer for WebVet

As the popularity of dog parks explodes across the nation, it's important to understand dog park "etiquette." As leash laws become more restrictive, dog owners are discovering that the parks are a great place for exercising and socializing their dogs in a safe environment. Ranging from a basic enclosed field to a fancy space filled with agility courses, water fountains and doggie swimming ponds, all dog parks have one thing in common: they provide a place where dogs can run and play off-leash.

Unfortunately, not every dog park is visited by responsible owners. Even a few inconsiderate people can ruin the experience for everyone. Make sure you're not one of them by following these simple dos and don'ts of the dog park:

1. Observe all park rules. It's a good idea to make your first visit alone so that you know the park rules before bringing your dog. Failure to follow the rules can cause a park to be shut down or a serious incident to occur.

2. Never leave your dog unattended at the park. Trouble can brew quickly when unfamiliar dogs gather – you'll want to stay alert and in close proximity to your dog at all times.

3. If your dog becomes aggressive, leash it immediately and leave.  It's important to know you are legally liable for your aggressive dog .  

4. Don't bring puppies younger than 4 months who have not had all the required vaccinations.

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