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Introducing Omaha’s Dewey Dog Park

By on June 3, 2018
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***Update (June 7, 2018) Announced at a press conference this afternoon, both the City and private citizens have put money toward the development and construction of a 15,000 square foot dog park in Dewey Park at 550 Turner Boulevard in Midtown, says a news statement.

The statement goes on to say that “Now it’s time for the rest of us dog lovers to step up. Help fundraise for park elements like the splash pad, agility area, playhouses, trees, benches, and finishing touches that lend more functionality and beauty to the park.” Donations are collected through Red Basket and can be made by clicking here.

Naming rights are available for the different areas of the park and donations larger than $5,000 are recognized on the park’s donor wall.  If this opportunity interests you, please email info@verdemartin.com.

 

***Update (June 6, 2018) Take a peek at plans for the new park below.
If you’re an Omaha-area dog lover and love spending time with your pup outdoors, you’ll want to check out the City of Omaha’s plans for the new dog park at Midtown Crossing happening this week!
On June 6, 2018, the city will announce plans for the new park at 550 Turner Boulevard. Plans, details, a timeline, and specifics about the park will be made available to the public at 4:30 p.m.
“The announcement will serve as a way to present to the public the City’s project for the new dog park at Dewey Park,” says Marquette Ryan, Special Projects Coordinator of the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. “In an essence, it is like a live press release,” Ryan says. The city plans on having several speakers, including Mayor Jean Stothert, and renderings of what the project will look like.
Stop down to Turner Park on June 6 to get a sneak peek and stay tuned to Pets in Omaha for updates.
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About Eric Forrest

Eric is a pet lover, bookworm and dad. He's had 5 family dogs, 4 cats, a cottontail rabbit he nursed back to health, and two ducks. Cats are his preference, but Eric loves all little critters.

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