Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

June 13, 2013

Dog park nearing completion

Get to know the rules before you go


CROSSVILLE — Work is nearing completion on the fencing for Crossville's dog park at Centennial Park and soon dog owners and their four-legged best friends can enjoy an off-leash play area. An official opening date has not yet been set.

To ensure enjoyment of the park by all users, rules will be posted. Violations of the rules could result in users, and their dogs, being barred from using the facility.

Owners are legally responsible for their dog and any injuries or damage caused by their dog. Use of the dog park is at your own risk.

•Children 12 years of age or younger must be with an adult while in the dog park.

•Individuals may not bring more than two dogs in the park at a time.

•Smoking and food, both human and dog, is prohibited in the dog park.

•Dogs must be leashed upon entering and exiting the dog park.

•Dogs must wear a collar with owner identification and have proof of current rabies vaccination.

•Un-neutered dogs, dogs that are sick or less than four months old are prohibited.

•Dog owners must remain in the park with their dog and within view of their dogs at all times.

•Dogs displaying aggressive behavior, including excessive barking, must be controlled or removed.

•The small dog area is limited to dogs of 35 pounds or less.