Dog Parks Are Dangerous!
By Nancy Kerns
Use extreme caution when taking your dogs to a dog park. Or better yet – don’t visit public dog parks at all.
I’ve never owned a dog that HAD to exercise at a fenced dog park, but I’ve fostered a number of them. I’ve been able to train all of my dogs to perform a solid recall, even when faced with tempting distractions (deer, rabbits, other hikers with dogs, etc.), and have always lived in places where I had access to off-leash trails.
But when I’ve fostered wayward adolescent dogs, there have been times when. . . . .
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