Regulations


2019 FEES, REGULATIONS & RULES FOR YOUR SAFETY!

USER’S FEE

  • Annual Donor User’s Fee: $10 per month auto-draft or $100 per year, NO REFUNDS. Twenty percent (20%) discounts for volunteer, senior citizens and service people.
  • One access card per approved application, additional and replacement card are $5, limit of two cards per application.
  • Requirements: Bordetella vaccination, Rabies vaccination, DHLPP vaccination, Parvovirus vaccination, Distemper vaccination and a Negative fecal exams (within the last 6 months of application date).
  • User privileges may be interrupted if updated vaccination information is not received when the annual application renewal is due. User fees will be charged as scheduled regardless of User’s status. Monthly Users must provide 30 day written notice of cancellation
  • Under no circumstances shall any approved applicant use their access card to allow any dog that has not been approved to use the park. Doing so could result in a termination of the user’s privileges, without a refund.
  • We encourage all Users to take their dogs to obedience training and to have their dogs temperament evaluated before becoming an Annual Donor.

PARK REGULATIONS

  • Hours of operation: Dawn to Dusk.
  • All dogs are required to be updated on Bordetella vaccinations once (1) per year and be given an annual fecal exam. This is in addition to Rabies, DHLPP, Parvovirus and Distemper vaccinations.
  • Dogs must wear current rabies tags, in accordance with the City of Oklahoma City Municipal Code, 2010, Chapter 8 – Animals and be up-to-date on all required vaccinations (copy to be kept on file). We strongly recommend dogs to be on flea and heartworm preventative medicines.
  • Children must be at least ten (10) years of age to use the park. Children 10 and over must be closely supervised by an adult and should not run, chase dogs or pet other member’s dogs unless permission is granted by the owner.
  • All dogs must be spayed or neutered to enter the park.
  • Puppies must be at least six (6) months old to enter the Park.
  • Limit of two (2) dogs per handler, four (4) per application.
  • Handlers must be at least eighteen (18) years old (unless accompanied by an adult).
  • Small-dog area is limited to dogs weighing thirty (30) Lbs. or less (elderly or handicapped larger dogs also allowed).
  • No sick dogs are allowed in the park. Dogs must be in generally good health.
  • No tobacco, alcohol, food, rawhides, or glass containers are allowed inside the park. Training treats are allowed.
  • No bicycles, wagons, skateboards, strollers, scooters or other personal vehicles are allowed inside the park. Access to the park entrances are ADA compliant. People with disabilities may use their wheelchairs, walkers, scooters and other mobility devices inside the park. Trails within the park may be difficult to traverse for people with disabilities or those people that require assistance when walking.
  • All people entering the park do so at their own risk. Partners for Animal Welfare of Oklahoma, Inc., City of Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust are not liable for any injuries.

PARK. ENTRY AND EXIT PROCEDURE

  • Dogs must remain on leash until inside the double-gated holding area.
  • Holding area must be vacant before entering.
  • Unleash dog in holding area before entering Paw Park.
  • Ensure gates are closed behind you.

PARK RULES

  • Dogs shall be attended at all times. Keep an eye on your dog at all times, and keep your dog’s leash with you. For the safety of your dog and other dog members, please remove metal choke collars and pinch collars while playing within the park.
  • Handlers shall immediately pick up any waste left by their dogs.
  • Aggressive or unruly dogs shall be removed immediately. If aggressive behavior is observed, take immediate action: either move your dog to another area of the park, or leave the park. Rough play, however, is allowed as long as it’s consensual. Dogs that are observed to be aggressive may be required to be temperament tested.
  • Curb barking! If your dog is barking excessively, you may be asked to leave the park.
  • Digging is not allowed except in the designated area.
  • Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.
  • No fishing or swimming in pond.
  • Handlers are responsible for any damage or injury caused by their dogs.
  • All park user’s shall readily provide their access card with the card number visible for viewing when asked by a volunteers or any other park user.
  • Please be considerate of others and leave Paw Park in better condition than you found it. The use of abusive or threatening language or actions towards others may result in loss or privileges.

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FOR EMERGENCIES,
call Oklahoma City’s Emergency Operations Center at 297-2255