SWCDP blog replaces our Newsletters and Quickie News releases, effective 2020

Packed with dog-centric info in general and info about our dog park and its members specifically. Our blog is available for members and the general public. Watch for activity and event updates, improvement announcements, feature articles on dog related topics, focus on special dog member stories, and much more. Our blog is a good indicator of what SWCDP membership is all about. Dogs. Community. Friendship.

Keep up with SWCDP news – we are always doing something!

 

Agility Is Back

SWCDP Agility Course Re-Opens July 14, 2021 Companion Activity – Strengthen Relationship – Build Self-Confidence, Trust Equipment is repaired, cleaned, and out of storage – we are now ready to let the good times roll. Because of the pandemic, the SWCDP agility course has been closed for well over a year – so most of …

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Jul 7

Spring Cleaning VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Many hands needed to prepare for Spring Re-Opening Saturday, May 29 9:00am until done The grounds look fantastic but our annual cleaning and prepping process must be completed before we open up for play. Please check out the list of tasks – and then sign up as a volunteer. It is difficult for us to …

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May 26

Imagine SWCDP’s Future

SWCDP is excited to introduce upcoming capital improvements and new amenities for Southwest City Dog Park. The following plan is at the conceptual level as we continue to look into material choices, layout options, and cost factors. Our 2021 plan is a result of several years discussion as well as constructive input in March 2020 …

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Apr 13

We Luv Our Volunteers

March 4, 2020 Having a wonderful time at our annual WLOV event Little did we know then that would be the last SWCDP event for quite some time   The SWCDP tradition is to set aside one evening each year for our volunteers to share a fun activity, sans our beloved 4-Leggeds. This is strictly …

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Mar 13

Follow All Rules – Not Just Some Rules

As of 1/24/21, SWCDP has 698 member households and 898 member dogs. Ever changing stats, 5+ more in the queue as blog is published. This translates into well over 1,000 humans in our database and email distribution – and that number, too, grows weekly. We are always excited to meet new members! Welcome all. A …

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Jan 23

New Year Safety for your Pets

New Year’s Eve can be a dangerous time for our pets Below are a few safety tips to ensure our pets stay safe, while we are ringing in the New Year   Keep your pets’ microchips and vaccination tags up-to-date. Make sure your pet has identification on in case he sneaks our and runs away …

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Dec 30

Holiday Greeting 2020

Wishing you and your pack a safe and happy Holiday We know it is a very busy time for most folks – please remember your 4-Legged pal needs social time and exercise, too. Sharing time with your dog park friends is a wonderful way to get some fresh air and take an often needed break …

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Dec 21

A Rough Start to a Bright Future!

Whelp, we pretty much beat our young turf to death in the first 4-5 weeks. But, in a way, this set back simply reinforces what we have been saying for some time now. Turf is only one part of the equation. We must shift the foot and paw traffic and give our 2-Legged and 4-Legged …

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Dec 11

Bad Weather Days Are a Bummer

Southwest City Dog Park Rain and Snow Days SWCDP member FOBs are de-activated during closed periods and re-activated during open periods Many years ago, SWCDP launched our inclement weather dog park closing policy – however we did not use it with any frequency or consistency. Admittedly, we were a bit timid with our closing decisions. …

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Nov 24

Winterizing Dog Park

Are you ready for winter? It is coming . . . SWCDP is in the process of winterizing our dog park. Please read on so that you will understand how the changes will affect your dog park visits and how you can help. WATER Effective November 10 – irrigation system and Water Stations 2, 3, …

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Nov 12
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