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Dix Hills ParkPublic Hearing on Proposal to Open Virtually All Huntington Parks to On-Leash Dog Walking Goes Well. Of the eight speakers at the hearing, six of them including LI-DOG President Ginny Munger Kahn spoke in favor of the resolution. The Town Board Vote could come as soon as Tues., Aug. 15th! To read what supporters of the resolution said, get links to press coverage and find out what you can do to support the proposal, go to Huntington Hearing on Park Access Goes Well.



LI-DOG’s 2nd Annual Pints-n-Paws™ Luau Gets Summer of 2017 Off to a Fun Start! The palm tree-studded patio of Off-Key Tikki Waterside Grill was the perfect setting for LI-DOG’s 2nd Annual Pints-n-Paws™ Luau on Sunday afternoon, July 11th. The event featured games, raffles, a BBQ, tropical drinks, music and more! To see photos and get all the details including links to all the generous sponsors who helped make the event so successful, go to LI-DOG’s 2nd Annual Pints-n-Paws™ Luau Thanks!




Dix Hills ParkHuntington Proposes Opening Almost All Town Parks to On-Leash Dog Walking! The Town Board will hold a public hearing on Tues., July 11th at 2 p.m. at Huntington Town Hall on a resolution that will amend the Town Code. Please come show your support for access to Town parks! Read all about it at Huntington Proposes Opening Almost All Town Parks to On-Leash Dogs.



Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino 

Hempstead Supervisor Santino Supports Dog-Friendly Town Parks! In letter to LI-DOG, Supervisor offers to work with LI-DOG to determine where additional dog-friendly areas can be made throughout the town’s 1,400 plus acres of public parkland and beaches. Read the Supervisor’s Letter and get the details at Hempstead Supervisor Supports Dog-Friendly Parks!



West Hills Two Dogs Running 

West Hills Large Dog Park Reopened! Temporary Fencing Dividing West Hills Small Dog Park Removed. The actions by the Suffolk Parks Dept. in early January follow a NYS DEC report that found no contamination in or close to the large dog park as a result of illegal dumping nearby. Read the details at Large Dog Park at West Hills County Park Reopened!


Newbridge Road Dog Park 

Hempstead Opens Its First Dog Park at Newbridge Road Park! Beautiful new dog park features areas for large and small dogs, paw-friendly synthetic turf, agility equipment, picnic tables and umbrellas. New dog park fulfills commitment made by Supervisor Anthony Santino to LI-DOG in Oct. 2015. Read all about it at Hempstead Opens First Dog Park at Newbridge Road Park.  




Park Tails: Dinner and Doggie Moms. How LI-DOG helped create a new friendship between two dog Moms plus playdates and delicious meals for their pups! Read Sam Desmond’s second installment in our feature series: Park Tails: Dinner and Doggie Moms.



Christopher Morley Park Trail


Four New Nassau County Parks Now Allow Leashed Dogs on Trails! Move is big step forward in County’s commitment to LI-DOG to increase access to County parks. See the names of the new dog-friendly trails and Google maps at Nassau County Opens Four New Trails to Leashed Dogs.