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Dog Park Concept Fly-in

Dog Parks in Australia Australia has one of the highest pet ownership rates in the world with 36% of households owning a dog (Australian Companion Animal Council, 2010). Pets play important roles in our lives. Research shows they can help improve a person’s mental and physical health, reduce the effects of stress, facilitate social interaction

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Do People Walk or Drive to Dog Parks?

Do people walk or drive to a dog park? Research shows that 68% of park users in the Adelaide region drive to a dog park (Hazel and Thomsen, n.d. The University of Adelaide). This indicates that parking is a key planning consideration for local councils thinking about developing a new or upgrading  an existing dog

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Australia-wide Survey of Dog Parks

Australia-Wide Dog Park Survey. We need over 500+ completed surveys. We only have 225. Help us! Fiona De Rosa from Balancing Act Adelaide is working with Dr Susan Hazel and Dr Lisel O’Dwyer from The University of Adelaide to conduct research into how people exercise their dogs, particularly in dog parks. The University has collected

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