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!

 

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

We Are Open – Let’s Go To Dog Park

Can you hear the rumble? The ground and trees shaking? The clickety clack of paws and feet? That would be SWCDP members rushing to their dog park. We are all so excited to be back. And as an extra “good thing” – Mother Nature topped off our Re-Opening days with wonderful warm and sunny weather. …

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Nov 4

Fall Re-Opening – November 5, 2020

Short of a major crisis or deluge of rain – this new date will be firm November 5, 2020 – regular hours – 6:00am to 10:00pm This dog park update is a direct message from SWCDP President – ultimate turf decisions were made by Judi – any questions or feedback should be sent directly to …

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Oct 25

Turf Update

We are making progress . . . Thanks to all of our members who are waiting patiently for the SWCDP Fall re-opening.  We are getting close – and should have a definite date announcement very soon. We are tentatively looking at October 28. Although SWCDP has been closed for play purposes – some of us …

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Oct 15

SWCDP Fall Sunday, September 20 Fall Closing

SWCDP Fall Closing Sunday, September 20 Fall Turf Renovation is here. SWCDP will close at 10:00pm, Sunday, September 20. Member FOBs will be de-activated until our re-opening date. Still on track for a projected 4 week closing at best and 5 weeks if we have unexpected issues to resolve (as in terrible weather!) Watch for …

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Sep 19
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