They are becoming more and more popular -- off-leash dog facilities.

These “dog parks” allow dog owners to let their fur babies run free and socialize, all in the safety of a local park. These parks are designed for a safe environment for the dogs and a relaxing place for their owners.

I've been to several dog parks and the dogs always love the ability to run and be with other canines where they can play and get healthy exercise.

This new dog park is located at Freedom Fields County Park in Little Egg Harbor. The park is expected to open Tuesday, June 1st. The park will accommodate small and large dogs with 4.5 acres of land on Route 539. The dog park will be open from 8 am to 7:30 pm.

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According to the Ocean County Park System web site, you will need to register your dog. Dogs must be at least six months of age. There is a $5 annual fee.

Registration Requirements:

  • Application
  • Proof of current vaccinations
  • Providing the dog’s original current license

Owners can register there dogs at various sights around the county. For more information on registering to use the dog park, call 732-506-9090 or visit website www.oceancountyparks.org .

Freedom Fields Dog Park in Little Egg Harbor

New Off Leash Dog Facility in Ocean County

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