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A page just for man's best friend.

In Memoriam of our faithful and constant office companion who inspired this page.
Hunter - Our English Black Lab

 
 
DOG EVENTS
June 6, 2019
Summit County NEOH
Yappy Hour & Pet Expo
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 6PM-9PM
Location: Macedonia Family Recreation Center
1494 E Aurora Rd, Macedonia, Ohio 44056
Facebook event page
June 15, 2019
Lake County NEOH

WOOF, WAG & WINE 2019
Date: June 15, 2019
Time: 1pm-5pm
Location: Grand River Cellars
5750 S Madison Rd # RT, Madison, Ohio 44057

Bring your four-legged friend along for a tour of the vineyards at Grand River Cellars Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 1:00-5:00pm. You'll enjoy a wine tasting, live music byKevin Conaway's Music, the chance to win great prizes in various raffles, games and much more! There will be some seating available under the tents, but guests are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and canopies to set up on the lawn.

Admission is $20 in advance and $25 the day of at the door. Admission includes entry into the event and a Muddy Paws wine sampling (for adults 21 and over). $1 from EVERY bottle and 25¢ from every glass of wine sold at the event benefits our shelter. Food is available for purchase and can be enjoyed outside on the lawn (weather permitting). No outside food or beverage is permitted.

Don't miss out on our new, limited VIP opportunity. VIP tickets are $40 (only sold in advance) and include: 30 min early entry, Woof, Wag and Wine glass, reserved seating, Glass of wine of your choice (instead of 2 wine samples), WW&W bandana and one entry into a drawing for a private wine tasting for 10 at Grand River Cellars!

For more information, visit our website: http://lakehumane.org/woofwagandwine.html


July 27, 2019
Stark County NEOH

6TH ANNUAL DOGGONE - North Canton Adoption Fair
Date: July 27, 2019
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Witwer Park
301 Harmon St. SW, North Canton, OH 44720

Pawsitive Ohio is proud to host programs and events throughout the year to help promote education and adoption efforts in hopes to create a community where no dog needs to die in a shelter simply for being unwanted.

 

August 3, 2019
Mahoning County NEOH

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER
Date: August 3, 2019
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: White House Fruit Farm
9249 State Route 62, Canfield, OH 44406
whitehousefruitfarm.com

Bring your buddy to the farm for an afternoon of play. Be part of the Pup Parade, dress them in costume, contests, have your photo taken and enjoy a doggie treat. Registration required, $20/per pup. 

ALL DOGS MUST BE SOCIALIZED AND REMAIN ON LEAD.

Local Visitor Bureau
Mahoning Couty Visitor Bureau

August 25, 2019
Lake County NEOH

MUTT STRUT 2019
Date: August 25, 2019
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Lake Metroparkss Farmpark
8800 Euclid ChardonRd. (Rt. 6), Kirtland, OH
website

Enjoy a FREE eventful day with an itinerary full of fun activities. Some of these activities include: the one-mile walk, canine games and contests, prize raffles, an agility course and rally training course, a raffle with many great baskets and prizes, food available for purchase, "Project Ruffway" a runway show of adoptable dogs at LHS, informational booths about LHS, face painting and crafts for children, shopping at the Mutt Mall which includes a bunch of vendors who support our cause and so much more!

Help make a difference in the lives of the animals at Lake Humane Society. It's so simple, yet means so much! Create an online fundraising page of your own and raise pledges by sharing your page with your friends, family and co-workers. You can personalize your page and make it your own! To collect donations, share your page via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Please help us reach our goal. We cannot do it without you! For step-by-step instructions on how to create your fundraising page, please go to the link below. If you prefer raising money the old-fashioned way, that works too! Just print out a pledge form and ask everyone you know for pledges!

Interested in becoming a vendor at this awesome event? Contact our Event Coordinator at events@lakehumane.org.

Local Visitor Bureau
Remarkable Lake County Ohio

September 22, 2019
Medina County NEOH

DOGFEST CLEVELAND
Date: September 22, 2019
Time: 1pm-3:30pm
Location: Uptown Park, Downtown Medina, OH
website

Join the fun at DogFest Cleveland, a community-based walk and festival that brings dog lovers together for a cause. Whether you have a dog or simply love them, spend the day at DogFest and celebrate our canine friends and heroes that bring joy to our lives. All funds raised benefit Canine Companions for Independence and their mission of matching assistance dogs with children, adults and veterans with disabilities, free of charge. These expertly trained assistance dogs make a profound impact through the jobs they do like opening doors, picking up dropped items, alerting to sounds and much more.

Local Visitor Bureau
Medina County Visitor Bureua

September 29, 219
Stark County NEOH
MUTT STRUT
Date: September 29, 2019
Time: Noon - 4PM
Location: Stark County Humane Society
5100 Peach St, Louisville, Ohio 44641
The Mutt Strut is a two mile casual walk for dogs and their families. Following the walk there are a variety of Pet Contest. Registration opens at noon. The walk begins at 2 pm! A variety of animal related Exhibitors on hand.
 
DOG PARKS


Akron Dog Park

499 Memorial Parkway, Akron, OH 44310
For more information www.akrondogpark.org

Alum Creek Dog Park
Delaware, OH -  is 4-acre free public dog park at the Alum Creek State Park. It includes fully fenced areas for small & large dogs and a dog beach at the lake. All areas have shade trees and benches. Drinking water is provided seasonally. Alum Creek State Park,
3992  Hollenback Rd, Lewis Center - 740-548-4631.  For additional info: www.alumcreekdogpark.com.

Avon Lake Park 4 Paws

Weiss Park, 33401 Weber Road, Avon Lake

Brunswick Dog Park

Cross Creek Road

Chagrin Falls Dog Park
Approx. one mile outside Chagrin Falls on Chagrin Rd, just a little past Chagrin Pet and Garden Store.

Cleveland's Tremont/Clark Field Dog Park
The dog park is located in South Tremont at Clark Field. The park offers a fountain just at the right height for your pup.

Eastlake Dog Park

Lakeshore Blvd., slightly east of Route 91

Furnas Park
(Hankins/17th St. NE)
City of Massillon Parks and Recreation


Keyser Dog Park, Off Leash Area

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Lakewood Dog Park
About two acres small gravel and grassy area, water fountain, "poop" bags and responsible owners. Location: Lakewood Wastewater Treatment Plan off of Detroit Road in the Metroparks. Directions: I 90 to McKinley exit. N to Detroit Road. L to "Boat Ramp" and Metroparks entrance (about 1 mile).

Lake Metroparks -
Canine Meadow Dog Park
9010 Euclid Chardon Rd. (Rt 6), Kirtland, OH 44094
Hours - sunrise - 1/2 hour past sunset
website
Canine Meadow has a large dog area (2.57 acres), a swim area (1.84 acres) and a small dog area (1.02 acres). Access to the swim area is by way of the large dog area only.

Medina Dog Park

Directions: From the town square travel north on Court Street. At the intersection of Court and Homestead streets (stoplight there...also a landmark is the Red Cross building) turn right onto Homestead. Follow Homestead until you come to a city park entrance on your left hand side. There is a sign that reads "Medina Dog Park". Please read and follow the rules as posted. Amenities: The 13,000 s.f. dog park has a double gated entry way, benches throughout the park, fully grass with trees for shade, bags and garbage cans for dog waste. The official hours of the dog park are from "Dawn to Dusk". The surrounding Memorial Park includes a City Pool, Large wooden playground "JUMP", and pavilion area for picnicking.


Mentor Dog Park
The Mentor Dog park is located Route 615 from Route 2, then go left on Tyler and then right on Hopkins.

MetroBark Park - Osborn MetroPark in Huron Township
The area is already a favorite for many dog owners that walk the park year round. Benches, water fountains, waste stations, shade trees and a covered shelter are located within the park. A separate area for small, older or less active dogs is also available. Access will be through a secure, double-gated entry. A bulletin board at the entrance will post announcements, rules and other information. Dogs need to run and socialize with other dogs to be healthy, both mentally and physically. Dog owners are required to stay in the dog park at all times while their dog is utilizing the dog park.

Mill Creek Metroparks - MetroMutts
For more information: website


Mosquito Lake State Park - Dog Park
(Official open 7/17/09)
1439 State Route 305, Cortland, OH  44410-9303
Park Office 330-637-2856
For additional general park information: www.dnr.state.oh.us
For dog park info: http://ow.ly/h84n

Peppy Paw Pooch Park, Ashland
For more information: website

South Euclid Dog Park
Located at Quarry Park.  Corner of S. Belvoir and Monticello

Stow's Bow Wow Beach
5027 Stow Road, Stow, Ohio
Hours: dawn till dusk - There is no cost.

What a blast! Bow Wow Beach offers a 7 1/2 acre fenced in dog park surrounding a 5 acre lake. There are both beaches and grassy areas, sunny spots and shade, as well as a small dog section for the wee pooches. Pet waste stations are located throughout.  There are a set of gates to get into the park thus preventing any pets leaving the area.  There is a wash  basin and hose located at the entrance/exit for rinsing your pet off.

Twinsburg Dog Park
It is 3/4 acre with a double gated 5ft fence.
Location: Liberty Road. Directions: It is located off Liberty Road near the new baseball and soccer fields.


Western Reserve Greenway
The Western Reserve Greenway is a 43-mile, mostly rural rail-trail that cuts a north-south course from Ashtabula to Warren, Ohio. The greenway's start is only a few miles from Lake Erie, and a planned extension will bring it right to the shoreline. For now you can start at Herzog Rotary Park, where signs detail the importance of northeast Ohio in the Underground Railroad. For more info http://www.traillink.com/trail/western-reserve-greenway.aspx

DOG FRIENDLY PLACES TO STAY OR VISIT
Ashland County Park District

Audubon Wetlands Preserve
Dogs permitted under full supervision.
1763 St. Rt. 60
Ashland, OH 44805
website

 

Cuyahoga Valley
National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Dog Rules:
Dogs are allowed on all trails in the park. They are required to be on a leash that must be 6 feet or less at all times. The “verbal leash” is not acceptable

 

Geneva State Park

440.466.8400
4499 Padanarum Road
Geneva, OH 44041
http://www.ohiostateparks.org

 

Holden Arboretum
9500 Sperry Road
Kirtland, Ohio 44094
440.946.4400
www.holdenarb.org

Dogs are welcome at The Holden Arboretum. With more than 20 miles of walking and hiking trails through the gardens and natural areas, there are plenty of places to explore with your pet. Please remember to keep your canine companions on a leash while visiting. Guests should also remember that the Myrtle S. Holden Wildflower Garden is a dog-free zone.

Mutt Mitts are available at the gatehouse entrance, the information desk at the Warren H. Corning Visitor Center and at several locations on the grounds for your convenience. Please clean up after your pet.

 



Ohio State Parks

Camping - Pets are allowed in all 57 of our campgrounds in designated areas or sites, maximum 2 pets per site. Pets must be on a leash at all times. Parks do not provide horses for equestrian camping.

Cottages - Pets are welcome at select cottages at the following state parks: Burr Oak, Cowan Lake, Dillon, Hueston Woods, Lake Hope, Maumee Bay, Pike Lake, Punderson, Pymatuning, Salt Fork, and Shawnee.

Resort Lodges - The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake offers a number of pet-friendly rooms.

Pets are permitted in most day use areas, with the exception of swimming beaches, and must be on a leash. Pets are not permitted on swimming beaches.

For additional info click here

 

Portage Lake State Park
Camping
Portage Lakes State Park Campground
5031 Manchester Road
Akron, Ohio
330-644-2220

The campground at this state park offers 74 sites with no electric hookups. Up to two dogs per pet campsite are allowed and they must be leashed and cleaned up after.
   
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