As the warmer (and hopefully, snow-free) spring season approaches, people and their pooches will venture out more in the dog parks and walking trails.
What's the skinny on our dog park choices in the area?
Janesville has Paw Print Park, located on the south side of town just off of Oakhill Drive. This park has 16 acres of pet-friendly, fenced in running areas for both large and small breed dogs. Water stations are available for hydration and paw clean-ups. On the east side of town on
Just 10 minutes north of Janesville on
In Johnson Creek/Jefferson:
Located just off of the new Highway 26 between Jefferson and Johnson Creek, The JeffersonCounty Dog Park has 60 fenced in acres available for dogs of all sizes. With two small dog areas and two large dog areas, this park boasts the largest fenced-in facility for exercise and recreation in addition to on-site restrooms and shelters.
For all of these dog parks, which are open 24/7, licensing is required in addition to proper identification on your dogs.
What's the skinny on "pet-friendly exercise parks" in the area?
In the Cambridge Area:
Did you know there are "pet-friendly exercise parks" not necessarily labeled dog parks? In
Please Use Caution
When using any of the above areas, be aware of what is going on around your dog. Unfortunately, not everyone brings a socially prepared pup to play! Leashes and collars with proper identification and license tags are strongly encouraged. Also, keep in mind ticks and parasites love these environments, too!
I hope that you are able to find a little extra 'spring to your step’ with your pup in the parks!