Petersburg old ‘Tent City’ goes to the dogs


Suzanne Ashe

A small dog explores a rock path in the new Petersburg Humane Association Public Dog Park at its opening on Sunday.

It wasn’t quite raining cats and dogs, but it certainly was raining on Sunday at the opening of the new Public Dog Park sponsored by Petersburg Humane Association.

About a dozen PHA volunteers, pet owners and supporters braved the weather for the afternoon festivities which included activities, raffle prizes, and refreshments for canines and humans.

Located at Petersburg’s old Tent City, on Haugen Drive near Sandy Beach, the park is now an off-leash area for dogs of all sizes, plus a fenced-in park specifically intended for smaller dogs, 25 pounds and under.

Chihuahuas, toy poodles, min...

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