FORDOG believes responsible dog ownership involves keeping our companion dogs happy and healthy. We believe that in order for dogs to be healthy and well-socialized, they need off-leash time to exercise and play with other dogs. Dogs which are socialized and get plenty of regular exercise are more adjusted to people and other dogs, are unlikely to be aggressive and dangerous, and are healthier than pent-up or unsocialized dogs.
FORDOG is committed to working with the public and elected and appointed officials to ensure that parks are a benefit to everyone and to educate them about dog-related issues and the value of off-leash recreation. We seek respectful, enlightened coexistence with other park users through properly supervising and maintaining appropriate conduct of dogs off-leash.
Our philosophy can be summed up by the simple statement: