Tag: SaddleBrooke Dog Park

Obedience classes offered at the dog park

Diane Aaron If you are interested in Obedience Training for your dogs(s), the SaddleBrooke Dog Park offers classes in Riley’s Place for all SaddleBrooke residents. We offer beginning, intermediate and advanced classes. This spring/summer we will be offering agility. Jeremy Brown, owner of The Complete Canine, is the instructor. We have had over 32 SaddleBrooke…

The power of emotional bonds with your dog

“Did you know that your dog will mirror your emotions,” says Kathleen Dunbar, president of the SaddleBrooke Dog Park. “We always hear the old saying about how your dog looks like you or vice versa, but now we know that it’s really emotions they emulate.” To illustrate that point, the SaddleBrooke Dog Park will present…

Valley Fever: the truth, the myths and the future

The SaddleBrooke Dog Park is honored to present Christine D. Butkiewicz, DVM MPH MLIS, Valley Fever Center for Excellence, University of Arizona for a presentation on Valley Fever. “You do not have to be a Dog Park member to attend,” said Kathleen Dunbar, SaddleBrooke Dog Park President. “The Dog Park’s vision is to be a…

First annual Dog Park Fun Day attracts 100+

Diane Aaron Over 100 people participated in the first SaddleBrooke Dog Park Fun Day on November 3. The day began with the special dedication of Riley’s Place, named in honor of Riley Mersey and made possible by a generous donation from his human companions, Pat and David Mersey. Riley’s Place is a multi-purpose portion of…

Dog Park Paw Parade:  It’s Howl-o-Ween 2018

Karen Brooks It was a howling good time for the SaddleBrooke Dog Park’s fur-ever friends at the annual Howl-o-Ween Paw Parade on Halloween, October 31. What could be more entertaining than 25 dogs of all ages and sizes running around in costume, ready to strut their stuff for the annual contest? This Halloween had perfect…

All are invited to a fun day in the dog park

  It’s going to be a fun day in the park on Saturday, November 3 when all of SaddleBrooke is invited to the official dedication of Riley’s Place at the SaddleBrooke Dog Park. “Riley’s Place is our new multi-purpose park within the Dog Park,” says president Kathleen Dunbar. “It’s designed especially for our senior dogs…

Why neuter your dog (or not)?

Dr. Bonnie Buntain, DVM, MS The SaddleBrooke Dog Park is a valuable amenity for the many dog lovers here. The members and governing Board work hard to make it an enjoyable and safe place for pets and their human family. One of the guidelines most people follow is to neuter their dog to help prevent…

Dog Park keeps home values up

Diane Aaron Retirees love communities with areas that allow for amenities such as golf courses, craft studios, fitness centers, swimming pools, spas and the like. Communities exactly like SaddleBrooke. But Americans are also spending more money than ever on their four-legged companions and of those households, the majority are dog owners, according to the American…