Thursday, May 29, 2008
Luna’s eye doctor is about an hour away from home so rather than just making the drive to go to the vet we decided to stop at a dog park in Sanford that was on the way. Luna’s appointment was for 10:45 am so we figured it would be best to stop at the park on the way there to beat the heat. We got up extra early and managed to get to the park at a little after 9:00 am which gave the pugs plenty of time to play.
A few years back Dog Fancy magazine featured Paw Park in an issue that named the best dog parks in the nation, so I was very excited to check out the park and see what it was all about. The park was very open and in the middle of the park was a huge tree that had fallen during hurricane Charlie. They decided to leave the tree to give the dogs something to climb on, which I thought was pretty cool. The pugs were immediately interested in checking out the tree.
And it wasn’t long before Benny was climbing all over it.
After they investigated the tree, the pugs made their rounds and introduced themselves to the other dogs at the park.
The park has a time out area for dogs that get overly excited and I just couldn’t resist taking this photo.
My favorite thing about the park was that there was a sidewalk that went around the perimeter of the park. We walked along the sidewalk and the pugs happily followed along. It was like being on a walk in a regular park only not having to use any leashes.