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!

 

Halloween – Giardia Alert

This week – HOUSEKEEPING before fun stuff – but we hope you will read the event updates towards the end of this communiqué, too. Giardia Alert We have a report that one of our 4-Legged members is being treated for Giardia. Being responsible members, the humans will keep the dog away from the dog park …

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Oct 2

Agility Demo – Pool Party

A quickie but important Blog this week – a few follow ups from recent events – and – it is time to start the planning of our Fall Celebration and Halloween event, too. Agility Demo Great turn out. 2-Leggeds & 4-Leggeds had an exciting time – humans picked up helpful tips while their pooches enjoyed …

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Sep 26

Agility – Pool Party

Agility Demo Only a couple more days left to register for this free event – so if interested – you really need to reserve your slot NOW. It is First Come, First Serve with limited twenty minute time slots – check it out . . . https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SeptAGILITY Agility Demo Dates Saturday, September 21 – 10:00am …

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Sep 16

Agility

AGILITY DEMO Back by popular demand – we are offering another free Agility Demo and are now taking registrations for the upcoming event. It is First Come, First Serve with limited twenty minute time slots – so, if you are interested, please go to the link to reserve your spot. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SeptAGILITY Agility Demo Dates Saturday, …

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Sep 10

Puppy Pool Party

LET’S PARTY Puppy Pool Party – Saturday, Sept 7 – 9am to 2pm Make new friends, reacquaint with old friends, meet new members – and perhaps find more play partners for your pooch. Event offers something for everyone – so even dogs that do not care about the pools will have a blast. Remember, it …

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Sep 2

Show Me St Louis – Coming

Watch for it . . . Recently, we had a photographer on our Main playground taking photos for an upcoming Show Me St Louis piece on the amenities at St Louis City Parks. Greg Hayes, Director of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry, highly recommended they check out Southwest City Dog Park, saying it …

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Aug 20

Maintenance – Incidents

Dog Park Maintenance Updates Gates Signs for Tiny Paws Big Play Schedule – Volunteer to Install Tuesday 8/6 Broken Sprinkler – Hydro Dynamics to repair Thursday 8/8 Dirt Bin Refill – On our volunteer schedule for this week, day to be determined And we just keep growing . . . awesome! Stats as of 8/2/19: …

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Aug 5

Beware of Hot Weather

Short update this week – coming off another round of extremely hot days – we want to share the following. Interesting info as it relates to dog safety and the heat. Do You Know the “Five Second” Test?            If you can place your hand flatly on the pavement and keep it there for five seconds, …

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Jul 22

Tiny Paws – Big Play

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You to our volunteers! We had a small but very robust volunteer crew this past week helping whip the gardens back into shape. We got a lot done, still more to do – but the front is looking fantastic. Wouldn’t happen without our volunteers. We need your help. We hear …

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Jul 15

Member Blog July 9, 2019

Hi Dog Park Members We really need volunteer help to get back on top of our gardens. With so much rain and then a direct dive into intense heat and humidity – we have not been able to get into a good rhythm with taking care of our gardens.  Since SWCDP original sponsor, SNA (Southampton …

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Jul 9
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