Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Pet owners who want to use the William Grace Dog Park must attend one of the sessions.
Paws in the Hills volunteers have established a monthly orientation session for anyone wishing to use the William Grace Dog Park 29040 Shiawassee in Farmington Hills. Volunteer Masha Silver said the group will now hold sessions at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Costick Center. The meetings will begin promptly at 7 p.m., so those who plan to attend should arrive at least 15 minutes early to complete registration, she said. "There's no need to bring anything, and no dogs are allowed," Silver added. Dog owners will learn what vaccinations and health records their pets should have, as well as the park's rules and regulations. A $30 annual fee helps cover the cost of maintaining the park. "You can be there the whole year…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
To use the William Grace Dog Park in Farmington Hills, owners must complete a session led by Paws in the Hills volunteers.
Even in the snow, dog owners bring their pets out to the William Grace Dog Park, 29040 Shiawassee in Farmington Hills. To join them, sign up for the first orientation session of 2013, held Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The orientation begins promptly at noon, and prospective new members should arrive early in order to complete their registration. The session is offered by Paws in the Hills volunteers and is free of charge. Register by calling the Costick Center, 248-473-1800.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Dog owners enjoy a free opportunity Saturday to check out William Grace Dog Park on Shiawassee, east of Middlebelt.
Natalie Pilutti lives close to the new William Grace Dog Park in Farmington Hills, but she hasn't been taking her 3-year-old retriever mix Kiki there. The combination of disappointment over the loss of William Grace Elementary School and the $35 cost to become a member stopped her. But on Saturday morning, Pilutti and her daughter, Ava, attended Bark in the Park, a grand opening event that featured vendors, food and a chance for pet owners to check out the facility. Ava, 5, loves the dog park and reminded her mother about the event. Ava said she likes seeing all the dogs, but she thinks the park would be good for Kiki, too. "I think she wants to play with other dogs," Ava said. "(Ava) is talking me into doing it next year," Pilutti said…