A barking good park

A barking good park

Rhys Hall and Rosie Harto with Archie the Schnauzer at the new dog park. Photograph - Richard Polden.

Dozens of four-legged friends came together last Sunday to celebrate the official opening of Piara Waters’ newest dog exercise parks. 

The new attraction on Macadamia Loop features a fully enclosed park set across 6000sqm of green space with separate small and large dog zones, agility equipment, drinking fountains and seating. 

The opening of the park was celebrated with a host of activities for children young and old together with their furry pals, including face painting and rides, puppy treats and grooming. 

Piara Waters resident Rosie Harto said she moved to the community about seven months ago and was looking forward to using the new facility on a weekly basis. 

“Before the park was constructed my dog had never been off the lead and was only walked around my local streets,” she said.

“This new park means that my dog can actually be taken off the lead and have a safe place to play in. 

“It is definitely one of the biggest dog parks I have ever seen and it is really well designed with lots of seating and shade and bins actually located inside the facility.” 

Aubin Grove resident Bec Tomich attended the open day on Sunday and said that although she didn’t live in Piara Waters she would be happy to travel to the new park. 

“We try to take our dog to other places two or three times a week, either to a park or a beach as it is good for him to socialise with others and exercise,” she said. 

“This park has a lot more shade and the enclosed area is a little better than the one near me.” 

Photographs – Richard Polden.