Dog Care Tips

Dog Park Etiquette

Longmont has many parks for off-leash enjoyment:

For the dog who has led a too-sheltered life, however, it can be scary. Being pack animals, dogs are genetically programmed to crave relationships with other dogs; but if they don’t have plentiful opportunities to learn and practice social skills, they are often anxious and insecure when they encounter each other. Without enough confidence, it just isn’t any fun.

There are many ways to prepare dogs to enjoy the dog park experience. The basic requirements for safety are:

The Humane Society’s training classes permit socialization among the dogs in a way that increases their confidence, as well as giving you tools for maintaining the necessary control. Check out our upcoming classes on our website. Classes fill early, so reserve your dog’s place today.

A few do’s and don’ts for getting the most out of the dog park experience:



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