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2015 Board Member Elections!

2015 Board Member Elections!

Attend the November 16th Member’s Meeting to help elect the new 2015 Board of Directors.  We will be meeting in the Auditorium of the Lakewood Library at 4:00pm -5:00pm for the quarterly meeting. At 5:00pm we will hold the election for the new Board of Directors. All current member’s are eligible to nominate and vote for Board...

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West Park Station – Yappy Hour

West Park Station – Yappy Hour

Saturday, November 22 is the day! Enjoy an evening with the band Fed Up, all the pizza and wings you can eat! Plus all the wine, beer and soft drinks you can drink!  West Park station is located at 17015 Lorain Rd. Cleveland, Ohio. We will also have a 50/50 raffle, jello shots fund raiser and a gift basket raffle!  ONLINE TICKET SALES will be available until November 13, 2014. **Sorry dogs can not attend this event. Guests 1 Person $20.00...

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Photos from the 2014 Dog Swim

Photos from the 2014 Dog Swim

The weather was great and the dogs and their owners had a wonderful day. Here are some photos taken by Maureen Kane for you to enjoy.  Just click the photo...

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Shining a Light on Shelter Myths

Shining a Light on Shelter Myths

  Guest blog by ASPCA President & CEO Matt Bershadker With somewhere between 5 and 7 million homeless animals entering U.S. animal shelters, it’s unconscionable to suggest, as one writer did in the Washington Post, that adopting a pet from an animal shelter is a bad idea. (See a comprehensive refutation from Washington Humane Society’s Lisa Lafontaine.) But as ridiculous as anti-shelter arguments are, they reveal destructive myths...

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Things Humans Should be Aware of at Dog Parks

Things Humans Should be Aware of at Dog Parks

TIPS FOR VISITING A DOG PARK. All photos: Jaymi Heimbuch Dog parks. They’re a play heaven for our furry friends, right? Well, not really. Dog parks are one of those places that seem like a brilliant idea — and would be, if we all knew how to behave. But we don’t. Here are the most common things people do wrong (so you can avoid these mistakes), and five ways you can make dog parks a safe and fun environment for all involved....

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Dangers of Retractable Leashes

Dangers of Retractable Leashes

The Dangers of Retractable Leashes Written on 06/12/2014 by Brandy Arnold in Lifestyle w/ Dog, Reviews 456 One of the most popular devices used to restrain dogs when taking them out for a walk is the retractable leash. Many owners, however, wonder if such a leash is appropriate or even safe to use. Well, the answer generally depends on a person’s reason for using the device. While there are several ways to utilize the retractable leash...

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Lakewood Dog Park is a WINNER!

Lakewood Dog Park is a WINNER!

Lakewood Dog Park has been voted Best Dog Park/Play Area by Yelp in their First Annual Award Program.

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When to Call Your Vet!

When to Call Your Vet!

13 animal emergencies that should receive immediate veterinary consultation and/or care Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn’t stop within 5 minutes Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging Bleeding from nose, mouth, rectum, coughing up blood, or blood in urine Inability to urinate or pass feces (stool), or obvious pain associated with urinating or passing stool Injuries to your pet’s eye(s) You suspect...

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Doggie Brunch at R.R. Wine Bar

Doggie Brunch at R.R. Wine Bar

Wine Bar Doggie Brunch 2014 Schedule   FRIENDS OF THE LAKEWOOD DOG PARK Sunday on the Patio – Weather Permitting The Friends of the Lakewood Dog Park will be hosting brunch on Sunday, May 25,June 15,July 13, August 10 and September 7 this year. Support the dog park and enjoy an exceptional buffet brunch. Hoodies, Tee-shirts and memberships will be available.Bring your well behaved pooch along with you to Sunday Brunch on the...

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