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Places to take your dog near West Palm Beach

Dog parks in Palm Beach County FL

Are you looking for the perfect dog park for your four-legged friend near West Palm Beach? Take a look at our list of public dog parks in Palm Beach County, FL to find the one that’s perfect for you and your beloved barker.

Lake Woof

City: West Palm Beach, FL
7715 Forest Hill Boulevard

With sections for small, medium, and large dogs as well as pet washing stations and even five recognition sites with engraved bricks, this dog park located in John Prince park is bound to be a blast for your four-legged friend. Engraved bricks can be purchased for display at the site for $250.

Pooch Pines

City: Lake Worth, FL
2520 Lake Worth Road

Pooch Pines has a large dog section and a small dog section. Both sections have shaded sitting areas and plenty of benches. There’s also a paved dog wash station and fountains for your dogs to play in. This dog park is located inside Okeeheelee Park.

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Canine Cove

City: Boca Raton, FL
12551 Glades Road

With a section for small, medium, and large dogs, multiple gazebos, and drinking fountains that are made to be dog accessible, this is a great place to bring your beloved pet. It’s located inside the Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park.

Dog Park at Lake Ida

City: Delray Beach, FL
1455 Lake Ida Road

Similar to many of the other dog parks on this list, when you come to the Dog Park at Lake Ida located inside the Lake Ida West Park, you and your dog can take advantage of a small and large dog area, a dog wash station, dog fountains, and more.

Dog at a parkGeneral dog park rules in Palm Beach County

All public Palm Beach County dog parks are open from sunrise to sunset though they do close down once a week for maintenance. Pooch Pines and Canine Cove both close on Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and both the Dog Park at Lake Ida and Lake Woof close on Thursdays during the same time frame.

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There are a few rules that you will want to abide by if you head to one of these fine public dog parks. Do not bring any food (dog food or human food), keep your dog in the section designated for its size, clean up any dog waste (disposable bags and receptacles are provided), and always keep your dog in sight.

There’s also a limit of 2 dogs per person. Unvaccinated dogs, female dogs in heat, as well as puppies under 4-months old are prohibited. Any sign of dog aggression warrants removal from the park. Keep your dog’s emotions in check, and you’ll be fine.

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