Off-Leash Dog Parks Survey

Apr 23, 2008

Surrey's population in 2006 was 437,685 and the estimate for 2011 is 509,523. Dog licenses sold in 2007 were 17,600 (of course this doesn't show the large number of people that don't buy dog licenses). Can the small off-leash dog parks sustain this many people and dogs?

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SURREY/WHITE ROCK DOG PARK SURVEY

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Areas for off-leash dog walking tiny compared to size of Surrey

Apr 23, 2008

I grew up a time when dogs ran free and the list of animal control bylaws was small. Times have changed and one of the things that I have noticed over the years is that off-leash dog walking is being closely monitored and is being squeezed into smaller and smaller areas. The areas where dogs are not allowed off-leash are too many to mention. Here are the City of Surrey designated dog off leash areas:

Freedom Park (15452 - 84 Ave) Dogwood Park (13485 - 20 Ave) Tynehead Park (172...

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Ah the joys of dog walking

Apr 23, 2008

Why else are we outside 7 days a week - 12 months of the year in the wind, rain, sleet, and fog? Well the days of sun shine quickly make up for all that, but it is actually enjoyable all year round. What I have discovered is that dog walking is good for the soul, good for the body, and good for the mind. I know there are a lot of other people that have discovered the same thing and I am sure many more will join us along the way....

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