Sunday, March 22: Louisiana's SPCA Dog Day Afternoon at City Park's Big Lake, 11am-4pm. Participate in the dog-friendly walk-a-thon around Big Lake. Enjoy live music, services and treats from animal vendors and artists, dog obedience demos, contests, and more.
Go to www.la-spca.org/dogday for more info or to register.
Monday, March 23: Internationally renowned dog trainer and teacher, John Rogerson, presents Dog Training Mentorship Seminar: Learn and Understand Dog Behavior at Jefferson Feed, 4421 Jefferson Hwy. from 4pm-8pm. Your $35.00 paid at the door by cash or check made payable to The Inner Pup includes the seminar and dinner. Proceeds benefit the Inner Pup Educational Outreach Program.
To RSVP, email email@example.com.This event is now taking wait-list reservations due to popular response.
Saturday, April 4: Crescent City Classic 10K, begins downtown at 8am and ends at the City Park Festival Grounds. Although the route does not include the north side of I-610, Esplanade Avenue, City Park Avenue, and some streets in the park will be closed to vehicular traffic. Expect heavy traffic and congested parking. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em and run the CCC to raise money for the LA-SPCA.
Visit www.la-spca.org/ccc for details, prizes, and registration.
NOLA City Bark - In the News:
The gates will be opening soon at New Orleans ’
much-anticipated NOLA City Bark!
Major construction is nearing an end, our excitement is building and we now anticipate opening in March! Although the record rains in October delayed some of the construction work, it’s a beehive of activity at the dog park site....
NOLA City Bark Breaks Ground
Officials from City Park and New Orleans Councilwoman
Shelley Midura joined City Bark board members, donors and community
supporters in celebrating the official Groundbreaking of the City
Bark dog park, May 5th.
April 7 is Lucky Day for NOLA Dogs
Contractors began the drainage installation at NOLA City Bark.
Louie and Sally Roussel Donate Funds to Name
and Sally Roussel have donated $25,000 to secure the naming rights
for the Howdy Gates at the entrance to City Bark.
Invisible Fence™ Brand by PetSafe
Invisible Fence™ Brand by PetSafe adopted NOLA City Bark as their national charity during their recent brand dealers
meeting in New Orleans. The company presented Jackie Shreves, president
of NOLA City Bark, and John Hopper, Director of Development for City
Park, with a check for $3,800 at their awards ceremony on January
Spreading it around - City Park gets ready to grade City
Committee Chair Kathy Schrenk's dog, Dingo, takes charge of the big
CAT that will do the job.
Here’s the dirt on NOLA City Bark:
Brothers Construction piles on another load of soil recycled from
the City Park Big Lake Project as site prep continues!
City Bark gets national attention
read about it in
“ Dog Parks 2.0, Taking Dog Parks to the next level ”
As seen in the Time Picayune:
Soon, if animal lovers can raise enough cash, several dog parks could
give man's best friend a place to run and play.
Sunday, June 29, 2008
By Andrew Vanacore
...But a group of dog lovers aim to open a dog park like no other
in Southeast Louisiana. The group, NOLA City Bark, has raised more
than $175,000 toward the project, which supporters say could be a
model for running dog parks around the region...