Winnipeg looking at adding more off-leash dog parks
The city is one step closer to getting more off-leash dog parks.
The city’s Protection and Community Parks Committee voted in favour of spending $1.8 million to add dog parks — $300,000 each year over the next six years.
Right now, there are 11 off-leash dog parks in Winnipeg. In November 2017, the city opened the Bonnycastle Dog Park downtown, which is a fenced, 0.12-hectare area on Assiniboine Avenue.
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The city will also look at sharing unused community centre hockey rinks that could be flipped in the summer months.
Executive Policy Committee and City Council will both be voting on this before it’s official.
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