Dog Park Rules
Dog Park Rules
Use this park at your own risk.
This park is not for toddlers or small children.
You are responsible for damage or injury inflicted by
Leave all food, treats and special toys at home or
bring at your own risk.
Enter through the double-gate entry. Unleash your dog
in the holding area; then open the inside gate and walk into
the leash-free area.
Please remove pinch or choke collars in off-leash
Keep your eye on your dog and never
leave your dog unattended.
Leash-up and leave if your dog is acting aggressively
or having a bad day.
Keep all puppies younger than 4 months out of the
off-leash dog park.
Always clean up after your dog. Bag and dispose pet
waste in the containers provided.
Female dogs in heat are not allowed in off-leash areas.
Dogs need to be vaccinated and licensed. (Contact the City
of Sequim for license.)
Don’t bring a dog with contagious conditions or illnesses to
Do not let your dog dig holes or damage park plants and
Smoking is not allowed in the off-leash area.
Always keep your dog on a leash outside the designated
Our beautiful entrance gate leads into a
safety pen where dogs are unleashed before entering the dog park.
From the safety pen, there are two smaller gates: one leading to the
small dogs area, and one leading to the “all dogs” area. The safety
gate design prevents dogs from escaping, and facilitates leashing
and unleashing the animals. It also prevents small dogs and their
owners from having to enter the “all dogs” area. Donate $100 to Help the Dog Park and receive a wonderful tribute
For your safety, please abide by these guidelines when entering
and leaving the park:
- Do not open the outside gate if the inside gate is open. One
family of dogs at a time in the inside enclosure (between the
- Remove dogs leash inside the double gated area. Make sure
the gate is closed after entering the park.
- Do NOT leave a leash on dogs in park. This can actually
cause an altercation as a dog may feel restricted in its ability
to protect itself. Also, dogs feel more protective of their
owners when leashed. DO carry your leash into the park in case
you need to remove your dog in an emergency situation.
- Do not to bring any toys that a dog may be particularly
attached to. These items may provoke possessive or aggressive
behavior or may be destroyed through rough play.
- When new dogs enter the facility it can get really congested
at the gate area, so move your dogs away, giving the new dogs a
chance to get acclimated.
in the park
It isn’t safe for small children to be in the dog park.
- Not all dogs are socialized with small children.
- Some dogs see small children (with their quick movements and
small size) as prey. A child running may be seen as prey.
- Some herding dogs will attempt to herd your child. The dog
may naturally herd with small nips to the back of legs.
- Your dog may become territorial over your child. Other dogs
may also become territorial over your child. This can cause a
fight that could injure or scare your child.
- When dogs are playing, they naturally mouth, mount and may
body slam. A dog may mistake your child for another playmate.
- The dog park can be quite overwhelming to small children.
- A dog fight can occur which could put your child in a
Website Last Updated:
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Photos at the park