Festivities scheduled for Dogwood Park opening

Communications Director

Kristin Farley
kfarley@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Festivities scheduled for Dogwood Park opening

Posted: 03/29/2006
A grand opening for the Dogwood Park, the City of Knoxville's first off-leash dog park, will be held on April 15 beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Dogwood Park is located within Victor Ashe Park, 4901 Bradshaw Road.Grand opening festivities will include a demonstration by the International Disc Dog Handling Association, doggie bag giveaways, adoptable animals, pet grooming, and microchip injections for pets.Dogwood Park is completely fenced, and features a puppy playground, which includes an inclined hill, a tunnel, a puppy jump, and even a water fountain made for dogs.

The park is a joint effort of the City of Knoxville and Knox D.O.G. is a nonprofit organization that focuses on creating safe environments for pet owners to bring their dogs for leash-free exercise.