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Wednesday, May 09, 2007
No. 56

Parks Barks New Rules

DATE: Thursday, May 10th, 2007

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Central Park Off-Leash Area between the Sheep Meadow and Shakespeare Walk (Enter at Tavern on the Green), Manhattan

EVENT & PHOTO-OP: Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe will join NYCDog President Bob Marino, and dog owners to announce finalized rules regarding dogs in parks.

DETAILS: Parks Department officials and citywide dog advocates announce finalized rules on off-leash dogs in parks. With proof of current dog license and rabies vaccination, owners can allow dogs to run off-leash in certain designated areas from the time the park opens until 9:00 a.m., and from 9:00 p.m. until the park closes. Visit for more information.

CONTACT: Warner Johnston / Jama Adams (212) 360-1311

Related Press Release:
Parks Barks Official Off-leash Hours Policy

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