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Dog Parks in Avondale, El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, Peoria and Surprise

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Off leash facility (dog park) at Friendship Park in Avondale, Arizona.

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Avondale, Arizona Dog Park

  • Avondale Friendship Park
    The rules at the Avondale Dog Park are similar to other dog parks. Avondale specifies that no more than 2 dogs per owner are allowed in the area.

El Mirage, Arizona Dog Park

  • Gateway Park
    On the south end of the park. One park for small dogs 29 lbs. or less and a large dog park for dogs 30 lbs or more. Water is available for the pets and there are cleanup facilities. Trees, benches and double-gated entrances are also present.

Glendale, Arizona Dog Parks

  • Northern Horizon Park
    Northern Horizon offers an opportunity for dogs to play off leash in a special dog park area. This dog park has an area made for small dogs fenced off from the larger dog park. The design of the dog park allows parks staff to keep one large section of the dog park open while allowing the other section to be worked on for maintenance. Water fountains and waste stations. This dog park is closed on Mondays for routine maintenance.

  • Sahuaro Ranch Park
    Sahuaro Ranch Park has an off-leash dog area just north of the west parking lot and just south of the softball complex. There is a three dog per visit limit, and children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. The Bark Park does not have separate lighting, and closes when the park closes at 10 p.m. There is a double gate, allowing easy access without letting the dogs that are there already out. It is basically flat and spacious. There are two separate fenced areas, one for large dogs and one for small dogs.

  • Foothills Park
    This dog park can be found at 57th Avenue and Union Hills Drive in an area located northeast of the softball complex. Access is from the Foothills Library parking lot. The rules for the park are the sames as the rules for Sahuaro Ranch Park, above.
     
  • PetSmart Dog Park at YWCA
    This dog park was created and is maintained through a cooperative effort between PetSmart at the YWCA in Glendale. The City of Glendale is not involved with this park. There are two areas here, one for passive dogs and one for larger, more active dogs. It is located next to the Senior center on 61st Avenue, between Northern Avenue and Olive Avenue (east of Grand Avenue). You may not groom your animals in this dog park. Dogs must wear collars with identification and permit tags. Other standard dog park rules apply.

Goodyear, Arizona Dog Park
 

  • Roscoe Dog Park
    The Goodyear Dog Park offers an area for passive dogs, one for active dogs, drinking fountains for people and dogs, benches, double-gated entrance, and a restroom.

Peoria, Arizona Dog Parks

  • Alta Vista Park
    This dog park in Peoria has both small (25 lbs. or less) and larger dog sections. Dogs must be leashed prior to entering and upon leaving a fenced area; gates must be closed at all other times. Each dog handler must be at least 12 years old or accompanied by an adult. Limited is two dogs. All dogs must be licensed, vaccinated, and sporting a visible tag. Puppies must be older than 4 months. No smoking, no dog treats, no food or alcoholic beverages.

  • Sunnyslope Park
    This dog park in Peoria has both small (25 lbs. or less) and larger dog sections. Dogs must be leashed prior to entering and upon leaving a fenced area; gates must be closed at all other times. Each dog handler must be at least 12 years old or accompanied by an adult. Limited is two dogs. All dogs must be licensed, vaccinated, and sporting a visible tag. Puppies must be older than 4 months. No smoking, no dog treats, no food or alcoholic beverages.

  • Parkridge Park
    This dog park in Peoria has both small (25 lbs. or less) and larger dog sections. Dogs must be leashed prior to entering and upon leaving a fenced area; gates must be closed at all other times. Each dog handler must be at least 12 years old or accompanied by an adult. Limited is two dogs. All dogs must be licensed, vaccinated and sporting a visible tag. Puppies must be older than 4 months. No smoking, no dog treats, no food or alcoholic beverages.

  • Pioneer Community Park
    The newest of the Peoria dog parks opened in September 2013. The dog park includes areas for dogs which are 35 pounds or less, and an area for dogs up to 100 pounds. There is a two dog per person limit, and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Food of any kind, including dog treats, is prohibited.
     
  • Scotland Yard Park
    Opened in September 2012. It is a lighted dog park. It is one fenced park, so there is no separation for small dogs. There is a two dog per person limit, and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. No food of any kind, including dog treats, are permitted.

Surprise, Arizona Dog Parks

  • Community Park
    This 1.5 acre dog park in Surprise has both small and large dog sections with shade structures. There are drinking fountains for pets and owners, picnic tables, a holding area. The dog park has landscaped trees and turf. The hours are sun up to 10 p.m. No dog treats or food permitted. No children under 13. Closed on Wednesdays for maintenance.

  • Sun City Grand Pet Park
    This off leash area in Sun City Grand is open to residents only. There is a registration process for usage of the park. All registered dogs must wear a collar with a Pet Park tag. Closed for maintenance every Monday until noon.

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