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Spring into Action with Your Dog!

March 27, 2017

Our Favorite Pet-Friendly Activities and Events this Spring

Now that winter is over, your dog probably has as much cabin fever as you do! Take your pooch on some adventures and outings, and enjoy some time together out of the house.

Spring into Action with Your Dog!Opening Day in Washington Park

April 3, 10AM-7PM
1230 Elm St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Join us for a free fun-filled Opening Day Celebration in Washington Park! Festivities begin Monday, April 3, at 10:00am with fun games and live music from 2nd Wind Band. The Findlay Market Opening Day Parade kicks off at noon and will pass by Washington Park on Race Street as it makes its way through the city.

Be sure to stick around after the procession for even more music, family-friendly activities, cold beverages, and delicious food options.

Spring into Action with Your Dog!Dog-Gone Easter Bone Hunt

Rentschler Forest Metropark
West Chester, OH
April 1, 12PM-4PM

Easter has gone to the dogs! Bring your pooch for their very own egg hunt. Plastic eggs filled with dog treats are scattered over a well-defined area of the park. Hunts are divided by dogs’ size and will start at different times. Plus, visit with the Easter Bunny and shop local vendors. For more information call 513.867.5835, ext. 301

Easter Fun for Every Bunny at PetSmart

Cincinnati-Area PetSmart Locations
April 8, 12PM-4PM

Hop on in for free photos with the Easter Bunny at PetSmart. Bring the whole family, pets too! They can meet other cuddly pets and go on PetSmart’s CritterTrail Scavenger Hunt. Plus, you’ll get a free 5L carefresh colorful creations bedding with any small animal purchase of $30 or more. While supplies last at participating PetSmart stores.

4th Annual Doggy Easter Egg Hunt

April 15, 1PM
Join this Cincinnati Meetup Group to enjoy the hunt. The hunt will be plastic eggs with cheese and treats in them. The dogs usually take about 5 seconds to figure out how to open them to get the treats out.  I’ll be bringing coffee and have a few people goodies too. I also bring bunny ears for pictures.

Spring Yappy Hour

Washington Park
1230 Elm St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Thursdays, 5PM-8PM

Mix and mingle with drink specials and furry best friend on The Deck and in Dog Park. Each week features a unique topic.

Spring into Action with Your Dog!Simmonds Family Dog Park at Miami Whitewater Forest

8715 Hamilton-Cleves Road
Cleves, Ohio 45002

The Simmonds Family Dog Park is the largest public dog park in the Cincinnati region and offers: Enjoy 11 acres of off-leash fun! Four separate fields, including an all-season play field, trees and structures to provided needed shade for canines and their owners, benches strategically located throughout the dog park, dog agility equipment and play zones, a future farm education and animal care facility adjacent to the dog park to be constructed by SPCA Cincinnati.

Mt. Airy Forest Dog Park

5083 Colerain Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45223

Accessible from Mt. Airy and Westwood, Mt. Airy Forest’s 1,459 acres includes miles of hiking trails and bridle trails (located off Diehl Road) for horseback riders. Mt. Airy has Ohio’s only wheelchair accessible public treehouse, an enclosed dog park and disc golf.

Otto Armleder Memorial Park & Recreation Complex

5057 Wooster Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226

With a total of 305 acres, this park has many features, including a 10-acre dog park with areas for large and small breeds, a canine shower, drinking fountains and shade trees. The park also features a 1.0-mile paved trail that connects Otto Armleder’s 1.9-mile loop trail to the Lunken Airfield 5-mile loop trail, a playground, reservable soccer fields, river outlook and canoe access to the Little Miami River.

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