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Off-lead dog parks and beaches

September 29, 2013
Offlead dog park options

A trip to an off-lead dog park or beach has become a staple in the weekend plans of dog owners across Australia. And for good reason — who can resist that excited look of freedom that transforms their dog, as they bound down sandy dunes to chase crashing waves onto the shore?

Off-lead means running as fast as you can, chasing a ball and socialising with new friends of all shapes and sizes. What’s fun for your dog, however, is increased responsibility for the owner. Before making the decision to take off that lead and let your pet run free, take a look at our off-lead etiquette rules to ensure you respect the space and other dogs.

Martin Reserve
Location: Essex St, West Footscray
Waste Bags and Bins: Available
Seats Available: Yes

Off-lead dog park - two dogs playing at the beach

Altona Dog Beach (Burns Reserve)
Location: Altona Rd, Altona
Waste Bags and Bins: No bags, bins available
Fenced: No
Seats Available:Yes

Brighton Dog Beach
Location: Sandown St, Brighton
Waste Bags and Bins: Available
Fenced: Yes
Seats Available: No

Off-lead park - beaches

Lilydale Lake Dog Park
Location: Swansea Rd, Lilydale
Waste Bags and Bins: Available
Fenced: No
Seats Available: Yes

Delacombe Reserve
Location: Delacombe Dr, Mill Park
Waste Bags and Bins: No bags, bins available
Fenced: Yes
Seats Available: Yes, on the outside of the fenced area

Off-lead dog park - dog playing at the beach

Clayton Reserve
Location: Gracie St, North Melbourne
Waste Bags and Bins: Available
Fenced: Yes
Seats Available: Yes

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