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Column - February 14, 2014

Dog park needed, but where?

by Jeb Bing

Dog parks have been on the city government's wish list for years and now a second one, or possibly a third, may be built. Up to now, a narrow fenced-in section of Muirwood Park has served for more than a decade as Pleasanton's lone place for dogs to run off-leash, although most of us wouldn't know that by walking around town. Go to any public park and you have to be careful where you walk. Even though most dog owners carry pooper-scooper bags as they walk their dogs, enough don't so that it's a concern, especially of sports groups who have to play on messy fields.

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