I guess most dog owners have a fenced in yard at home. So they can leave their dogs in the yard, go do stuff and the dogs are fine. Maybe we need a bunch of dog people to come visit and build a dog fence. An area for dogs to romp and play and people can go and do stuff knowing that their dog is in the dog play area.
I suppose "the dog park" could start off as something about the size of an average back yard. In time, maybe there could be four paddocks so that while one paddock is in use, the other three can be resting. Maybe during the rest, chickens could be run through to do bug control.
Instead of asking people to remove dog poop, we could provide sawdust and ask people to just put a lot of sawdust on the poop.
Maybe there could be a skiddable shelter made that is something of a dog house for many dogs. It could have water, kibble and the sawdust.
As the months and years pass, maybe the dog park area will become more and more elaborate to better and better facilitate dogs.
Michael Cox wrote:We stayed at a huge and busy campsite recently that -unusually- allowed dogs. All dogs had to pass a "tummy tickle test" before being allowed on site, and the staff reserved the right to say no at the gate. They had a few dedicated areas where dogs could gallop off lead freely (big fields, not small pens), but otherwise they remained on leads, tethered in their camp area.
I was dubious at first, but it worked well.
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