Brookhaven to open its first dog park

Brookhaven to open its first dog park

There are 9 comments on the Newsday story from Oct 17, 2007, titled Brookhaven to open its first dog park. In it, Newsday reports that:

The answer to the question, "Who let the dogs out?" might just be "Brookhaven." The Brookhaven town council this week reversed a decades-long policy banning man's best friend from all town parks, and created a ...

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Lynda Smith


#1 Nov 6, 2007
I'll believe it when I see it!!
There was also supposed to be a horse freindly park with trails along Whiskey and 25, what happened to that??
Bernadette Rocks

Selden, NY

#2 Apr 24, 2008
Where Is the park across from Artist Lake ...are there any maps?...I've been looking and can not find it???
I've purchased my Pooch Psses I'm set to go...but I need to know where???...I've been driving up and down looking for it????
Lost in Middle Island

United States

#3 Apr 28, 2008
Where does one purchase a Pooch pass? Thanks

United States

#4 Apr 28, 2008
Where does one purchase a Pooch pass?
Bernadette Rocks

Mastic, NY

#5 May 1, 2008
The Park is wonderful and the pooches will certainly love it.
My question is...Why are there NO signs? Several people have asked me where it's tucked away along side the old K-Mart...But there are no signs on the road to indicate where it is!

Wading River, NY

#6 May 1, 2008
I believe the answer to your question is that it was determined that horses were too destructive to the foot trails in the pine barrens.

I note from the Newday article that the representative from the Brookhaven Department of Parks is quoted as saying that they "didn't have to cut down too many trees" for the dog park as they wanted to use some of them for the park.

I ask...why is Dick Amper so quiet...not politically popular enough of a topic to get his mug plastered all over Newsday?????

Can you say hypocrisy?

Troy, NY

#7 May 3, 2008
Good idea

United States

#8 Jul 17, 2008
where is this dog park?

Lindenhurst, NY

#9 Feb 25, 2009
this sounds great, the park on middle country road across from Artist Lake, is it open now and if so how do i join for the year??

please respond

my puppy is dying to run loose, she is very friendly!!!!!!!!!!

thanks carmla

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