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Vancouver Park Board mulls doggy bathrooms, rooftop dog parks and dogs on SkyTrains

Metro has pulled a few ideas from the park board's 192-page report on dog parks

Several pilot projects are recommended in the report, including the installation of a “pooch patch” at dog parks to encourage dogs to relieve themselves in a particular area of the park. The report also suggests testing alternatives to grass for off-leash areas and allowing off-leash dogs at George Wainborn Park in Yaletown in the morning.

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Several pilot projects are recommended in the report, including the installation of a “pooch patch” at dog parks to encourage dogs to relieve themselves in a particular area of the park. The report also suggests testing alternatives to grass for off-leash areas and allowing off-leash dogs at George Wainborn Park in Yaletown in the morning.

Vancouver Park Board staff spent two years studying the city's dog parks and putting together a 10-year strategy on how to minimize conflict between dog owners and other park users. Scroll through the photos above to find out more about the report.

Find the full report here.

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