Friday, September 25, 2009

Celebrate National Dog Week Enjoy Knoxville Dog Parks

National Dog Week than by taking your best furry friend to a Knoxville, Tennessee dog park? It's a great way to enjoy the great fall air and have some fun.

You may be surprised to find out that there in more than one dog park in our area. I know I was very glad to see a range of choices. If you are a looking for a great place in Knoxville to walk your dog or someplace is dog friendly here are a few good opportunities.

Dog Parks in West Knoxville

Pet Safe Village Corporation
Open 7:00 am - Sunset
10427 Electric Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: 865 777-DOGS (3647)

The first dog park in Knoxville was developed by PetSafe Village Corporation. It is an on-leash park. Owners must clean up after their pets. During certain days and times this dog park in Knoxville will allow you to have your dog off the leash. It is on PetSafe Village Corporation private property. No government funds were used to build it or are used to maintain it. It's a great place to walk your dog! Check out their website to learn more.

Dog Parks in Northwest Knoxvile

Dogwood Dog Park
4901 Bradshaw Road
Knoxville, TN
Near Northwest Middle School

This was the first public dog park in Knoxville. It's located in Victor Ashe Park. The off leash area is about one acre and is fully fennced. Features include a puppy playground and jump, dog water fountain, tunnel, waste stations and other structures. Click the link above to learn more.

Dog Parks in Downtown Knoxville - Coming soon!

Corner of Summit Hill and Central
Downtown Knoxville

This dog park in Knoxville is expected to be completed in the summer of 2009. There will be spearate areas for large and small dogs, water and structures. The city received a grant which will help the park be environmentally friendly.

Dog friendly Knoxville is a fun place to live. Before you and your dog leave the downtown area of Knoxville be sure to stop in at Rita's Water Ice in Market Square Mall. There your beloved Fido can get a special treat just for bringing in a two-legged friend.

Are you looking for more information about owning a dog in Knoxville? The City of Knoxville website has all the information you need.

Did someone say "dog parks in Knoxville"? This guy wants his leash!

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