Dog Park Rules
As a condition of entering the dog park, dog owners and custodians should read the Dog Park Rules and know the City of Greater Sudbury’s By-laws pertaining to the establishing and regulating Sudbury first Off-Leash Dog Park (OLDP).
Here is a summary of the By-law relating to the use and acceptable behaviours of persons and dogs in the Dog Park
- Use of a Dog Park is a privilege and not a right;
- Dogs must have current year license and vaccinations to be leash free;
- Owners/Guardians must stoop & scoop excrement left by dog;
- Owners/Custodians must possess a leach for each dog in the park;
- Dog must be attended at all times;
- Maximum of 3 dogs per owner in the park;
- Users must identify him or herself upon request by the By-Law Enforcement Officer;
- Must abide by all authorized signage;
- Exercise caution when giving treat or toy in the park;
- Persons under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a person over the age of 18.
- Dog under 4 months of age;
- Restricted dog;
- Sporting activity (play or practice);
- Breakable substance in the park (i.e. glass, china, ceramic, etc.);
- No other animals permitted in the park;
- No unhealthy or injured dogs in the park;
- Dog in heat;
- Dog demonstrating aggressive behaviour;
- No digging and all holes must be filled-in.
Sources: City of Greater Sudbury’s By-Law 2012-145 and By-Law 2002-285.