DEARBORN – Permits to use the city’s dog park expire at 5 p.m. Feb. 28.
To continue to enjoy this facility with their four-legged friends, dog owners must renew their annual permit at the City Clerk’s Office, in the Dearborn Administrative Center, 16901 Michigan Ave.
Owners seeking to renew their permit must furnish:
• Proof of Dearborn residency.
• A copy of the dog’s license
• Documentation that the dog has been neutered or spayed.
• Proof of current vaccinations.
The cost of the permit is $30.
The dog park, a 2.3-acre facility south of Henry Ford Centennial Library and just north of the railroad tracks, is open year round. Hours vary with the seasons. Through March 14, it is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. From March 15 through Dec. 14, it is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The pooch park is divided into two areas, one for larger dogs and the other for smaller ones. Each area is equipped with benches, dog waste bags and waste disposal stations, water access and unique “dog agility” equipment, which includes adjustable jump bars, elevated agility walk platforms, walk ramps, hurdles, teeter totters and barrels.
For a complete list of the rules and regulations governing the use of the dog park, go to www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com.
For further information, call 313-943-2355.