City opens new dog park

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The city’s Parks and Recreation Department has opened its second dog park.

Camp Canine opened Wednesday at Johnny Appleseed Park. The park features two 30,000 square foot fenced-in pads, complete with dog fountains and “Doggie-Pot” waste stations. The park includes a large shelter and patio with tables and benches as well as parking.

It is ADA accessible and smoke-free, the department said.

Only dogs with a Pooch Pass will be allowed in Camp Canine to ensure all guests are vaccinated. Pooch Passes can be purchased from the parks department at 705 E. State Blvd. for $40. Owners much provide proof of rabies, distemper and parvo vaccinations.

Camp Canine is the city’s second dog park. Pawster Park opened in Foster Park more than a decade ago.

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