Dog Park Rules

For your safety and overall park experience, the following rules must be adhered to within the dog park.

• Users of the dog park do so at their own risk. Hanover County shall not be liable for any injury or damage caused by any dog in the dog park.
• The dog park is for dogs, their owners, and those accompanying them. No other use is allowed. No animals other than dogs are permitted.
• All dogs must be licensed and vaccinated for rabies. Dogs should wear a visible dog license and rabies tag.
• Dogs under (4) four months of age and female dogs in heat are not allowed in the park.
• Dogs must be on a leash when entering and exiting the dog park.
• Dogs must be under the control of their owner and in view of their owner at all times.
• Children under (16) sixteen years of age must be accompanied by an adult. It is recommended that children under (5) years of age not enter the dog park.
• Each owner is limited to a maximum of two dogs.
• Owners must pick up and dispose of their dog’s waste and fill any holes dug by dogs under their control.
• Food, treats, alcohol and the use of tobacco are prohibited.
• Dogs must be removed from the dog park at the first sign of aggression. Dogs with a history of aggression are prohibited.
• Owners are responsible for any injuries caused by dogs under their control.
• All dog bites and serious injuries occurring in the dog park must be reported to Animal Control at 365-6140.
• Any damage or unsafe conditions should be reported to the Parks and Recreation Department at 365-7150.
• Those not following the rules will be asked to leave the dog park immediately.

We sincerely hope that you enjoy your visit and will come back again.