Dog Parks in Sarasota, Florida

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January 9, 2010
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The Sarasota area in Florida has a number of lovely parks and dog parks, including a beach. Be aware that this area only allows pets at certain parks. They are prohibited at any that are not listed here. No aggressive dogs are allowed in any of the parks.

Lakeview Park

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This off-leash dog park is also called “Paw Park,” and it takes up two acres. It has six-foot fencing, double gates, a dog shower, a time-out cage, a hitching post, shade trees, waste bags, dog drinking fountains and picnic tables for humans. The greater park is situated in Lake Sarasota, and is open from 6:00 AM until sundown.

17th Street Park

This off-leash dog park is in North Sarasota County. It is sometimes called “Paw Park North.” It features acres of grass and wood chips for dogs to play upon. It even has a red hydrant! It is open from 6:00 AM until sundown. The rest of the park has facilities for softball, soccer and archery.

Brohard Park

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This is the area’s newest off-leash dog park, located in Venice, Florida. There is a fenced-in area, where dogs can run around, and there is also access to the beach (the only dog-friendly beach in the county). It is located south of the Venice Fishing Pier, near the golf course. It is open from 7:00 AM until sundown.

Woodmere Paw Park

This off-leash dog park is located in Venice, Florida, and is about three acres in size. There are separate areas for large and small dogs. The park includes much open space to run around, waste bags, a time out cage, bushes and trees, dog water fountains, and picnic tables for humans.

Bird Key Park

This Sarasota Bay park takes up three acres, and allows leashed dogs. People go there to enjoy swimming, windsurfing, picnicking, kayaking, canoeing and fishing, along with playing with their dogs. The park has scenic views, where you can sometimes watch dolphins. It is good for late-nighters, as it’s open from 6:00 AM to midnight, and is close to downtown.

Ken Thompson Park

This park allows leashed dogs, and there is also access to playgrounds, fishing spots and picnic tables. It’s a great place to walk around and watch the water. There are assorted restaurants and bars on the waterfront, but you should ask first if they are dog-friendly.

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