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Off-Leash Site Rules and Regulations – all sites

Off-Leash Sites for Dogs

No person may bring into an off-leash area site:

A known dangerous or aggressive dog
A female dog in heat
More than three dogs at one time

Any person who brings a dog into an off-leash site shall:

Keep the dog under visual and voice control at all times while in the off-leash site.
Remove the dog from the off-leash site at the FIRST SIGN of aggression.

Food or treats (dog or human) are not permitted.

Glass bottles are not permitted.

Owners must remove any pinch, prong or spiked collars before entering the fenced area.

Fill any hole that the dog digs in the off-leash site.

Any person who brings a child under 12 years of age into an off-leash site shall keep the child under strict supervision.

Parents/guardians are strongly discouraged from bringing children under 12 years of age into the off-leash site.

Use of an off-leash site by any dog constitutes:

Implied consent of the owner, harborer, or person having care, custody or control of the dog to comply with all conditions and regulations stated in this section or promulgated by the park board and posted at the off-leash site

A waiver of liability to the City by the owner, harborer, or person having care, custody or control of the dog, and an agreement and undertaking to protect, indemnify, defend and hold the city harmless, for any injury or damage caused by the dog during any time that the dog is in the off-leash site. (Dallas City Ordinance #24482)

Deep Ellum Dog Park:  a waiver of liability to the Deep Ellum Association, by the owner, harborer or person having care, custody or control of the dog, and an agreement and undertaking to protect, indemnify, defend and hold the Deep Ellum Association harmless for any injury or damage caused by
the dog during any time that the dog is in the off-leash site.

Off-Leash Site Rules and Regulations – all sites

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No fundraisers can be conducted on park property without the prior approval of the Park and Recreation Department.

Approval may be obtained by contacting the Park and Recreation Department ReservationOffice at
(214) 670-8239, and must be submitted a minimum of sixty (60) days prior to the event.

For questions concerning the above rules and regulations, contact the Dallas Park and Recreation East Regional Office at (214) 670-8847.

For enforcement of the above rules and regulations, contact Animal Control at 311, or the Dallas Police Department at 911.


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