Newtown Dream Dog Park

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Inside Newtown Park

3150 Old Alabama Road
(across the street from Fire Station #63)
Johns Creek, GA 30022

FREE

Type of Park: Off Leash

Surface Area:  Roughly 1 acre, astro turf, pebbles, dirty and rocks, asphalt walking path

Stimulating Activities: Water Sprinklers, tunnels, doggy bridge, agility jump.

Cooling: Water Sprinklers give plenty of water to drink, also a water fountain inside the park, quiet a few shade trees and two picnic shelters.

Separate Areas: Yes one small dog area and then the main area is for all dogs (the small dog area is not very big and does not have as much inside it.

Greenage: four or five waste bag and trash stations through out park (you don’t have to walk far to get a bag or deposit one)

Human Comfort: Big rocks to sit on, two picnic shelters, benches throughout the park.  There is bathrooms not far from the dog park in Newton Park.

Location:  Inside Newtown Park, Next to the basketball courts. Not hard to find.

Membership: no membership fees, see below for rules:

Newtown Dog Park Rules

  • The dog park is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (*Effective June 4, 2015, the dog park will be CLOSED for maintenance every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Use of the Dog Park is at your own risk. You are responsible for your dog and any injuries caused by your dog.
  • All dogs must wear a collar with a valid license and have current vaccinations required by law.
  • Please be considerate and dispose of your dog’s waste in the receptacles provided.
  • Dogs must be under control and supervision of their handler at all times.
  • If your dog becomes aggressive, please leash the dog and exit the park immediately.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Gates must be closed after entrance and exit.
  • Puppies under four months and female dogs in heat are not allowed in the park.
  • Food (human and dog) and glass containers are not permitted.
  • Cats strictly prohibited.

What makes the park unique:  This park was  made possible because a dog lover entered the Beneful WagWorld Dream Dog Park Contest.  Winning $500,000 to make this park possible!   It is open for all dogs and their humans!  It is by far on of the nicest park with some of the nicest people!  You MUST visit!

TheOKdogs Rating:  5 paws out of 5

Top 5 Reason to Visit Atlanta

 

 

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Characteristics of a Dog Park

2015-12-09-20.06.21.jpg.jpegWe travel a lot and one of our favorite things to do while traveling is seeing the different dog parks.  We have learned the Characteristics of a Dog Park which we will discuss below, these will help you understand how we rate dog parks (which we will be discussing in a later post!)*be sure to check it out!

Characteristics of a Dog Park

  1. Type of Park: on leash or off leash area, fenced or not

  2. Surface: Acreage, type of surface-sand, turf, grass, dirt, pebbles

  3. Stimulating Activities: Agility equipment, water for swimming, wooded area

  4. Cooling: water fountains, shade trees

  5. Separate Areas: large/small areas

  6. Greenage: waste bags, trash bins

  7. Human Comfort: bathrooms, seating areas

  8. Location: Parking, Ability to get in and out, Ease to fine

  9. Maintenance: lights, hours

  10. Membership: membership fees, rules

#characteristicsofadogpark

Florida ROAD TRIP!

Our Big Road Trip truly started when we got to Florida!  We had so many places we wanted to sniff.

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Home of the Gators

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Picnic Island Beach Dog Park

Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg FL

Freedom Lake Big Dog Park

Check out awesome photos from our trip on Instragram  #theokroadtrip

Fort De Soto Paw Playground

See our post about the awesome beach!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the Road (Road Trip Essentials)

Early Friday morning Mom and Dad woke us up…well they didn’t really wake us up, we were already excited and knew that from the bags that had been packed for a week we were in for a treat!!

We jumped in the car, with quite a few suitcases and headed off!

Here are some funny moments from our many hours in the car!


Total Hours in Car:  80ish hours!

Cities we visited:

Atlanta, Gainesville, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Fort Myer, Miami,

Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Savannah, Charleston, Greenville, Smoky Mountains.

wpid-img_20150703_152012We are thankful for Mom’s new car 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

We love that is has dual air vents, folding back seats and storage area.

Here is our list of must haves when going on a long doggy road trip!

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Portable Auto Fan-great for hot days when you need to cool down from running at the park!

wpid-img_20150619_1046091Pet Barrier-so your parents and eat in front of you and you can’t get it!

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No Spill Water Bowl– So you can drink anytime ya want!   We LOVE our Buddy Bowl!

& of course

BULLY STICKS!!!!!

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#theokroadtrip

Summer Vacation Planning!

Mom and Dad have been planning our summer vacation.  Here’s what they got so far….but they need help!   Comment below and let us know if you’ve visited before and what you enjoyed doing???

 

Saturday June 20th we will leave!

We will be spending at lest one night in the following cities!  (help us find cool and fun things to do!)

Atlanta GA

Gainesville FL

Fort Myers FL

Miami FL

Jacksonville FL

Savannah GA

Charleston SC

Greenville SC

Smokey Mtns TN

Knoxville TN

Home on July 3rd