Fundraiser Saturday, May 21 The Bernard Dog Run, Lawrenceville’s first fully-enclosed dog park, has been approved and in order to start construction, we need $$$! Please join us for the first annual Butler Street Bark-a-thon, a community dog walk and fundraiser for the Bernard Dog Run. Butler Street Bark-a-thon 2011 Saturday, May 21 10 am
The Bernard Dog Run has been cleared by the City’s legal department, and the Lawrenceville Dog Park Committee is working closely with the Department of Public Works, Councilman Patrick Dowd’s Office, the Lawrenceville United and the Lawrenceville Corporation to create a budget, plan the construction and start fundraising. The next steps are to have the
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The Animal Rescue League of WPA is holding its 2nd Annual Puppy Love Fundraiser on Saturday, January 8, 2011 from 9am to 5pm, 6620 Hamilton Avenue, Larimer, Pittsburgh. There is no session fee but that doesn’t stop you from making a donation! Bring an unopened bag of dog food, gently worn blanket or $25 donation
Reporter Diana Nelson Jones recently covered the Bernard Dog Run proposal in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Lawrenceville dog park awaiting approval from city Monday, November 08, 2010 By Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Lawrenceville dog park initiative has been renamed the Bernard Dog Run in memory of Jay Bernard, a Lawrenceville resident, business owner, artist and abandonned dog advocate whose big heart and countless contributions to his community continue to inspire. The proposed Bernard Dog Run is a linear 1-acre dog run located near the 40th Street
A recent series of articles in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profile the region’s many dog parks while highlighting the dearth of dog parks within the City of Pittsburgh. “”It’s frustrating,” said Anthony Corcoran, who had driven from the South Side to South Park so that his yellow Labrador retriever, Sophie, 2, could have an off-leash romp.
Thank you to everyone who responded to our online survey. There were 204 responses! The survey will stay up until June 16, 2010. Here are the answers (rounded-up/down)!
“New research from the University of Missouri has found that people who walk dogs are more consistent about regular exercise and show more improvement in fitness than people who walk with a human companion.” The Best Walking Partner: Man vs. Dog December 14, 2009 By Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times
Based on a national survey of pet ownership, it is estimated that 39 percent of U.S. households own at least one dog (1.7 to be exact). We can therefore estimate that 1,600 of Lawrenceville’s more than 4,200 households have 1.7 dogs…That makes nearly 3,000 dogs in Lawrenceville! Given our compact urban conditions (i.e. small or