Rockdale County just opened its first dog park


ROCKDALE COUNTY — On Saturday, June 1, Rockdale County Officials hosted the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the dog park located at Richardson Park.

“I am extremely pleased to be opening the first official dog park in Rockdale County that allows our residents to have an open space for their dogs to socialize and exercise,” said County Commission Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. “Adding a dog park to the community is just one more amenity that enhances the quality of life for our residents.”

The half-acre dog park features perimeter fencing, double-gate entry, separation between large and small dog areas, a drinking fountain, a dog waste station, and agility equipment.

The dog park will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. from April to October and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. from November to March. All dogs must be vaccinated. Dogs under 4 months of age and aggressive dogs are not permitted in the park.

The county asks that dog owners follow all the posted rules of the dog park to ensure a fun, safe environment for


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