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General Information
The Dog Park is a "membership" facility located on Almshouse Rd. between Rt. 611 (Easton Rd.) and Turk Rd. in Doylestown Township at Turk Park III.  (Across the street from Bucks County Correctional Facility which is 1260 Almshouse.)

The dog park consists of 3 separate areas: 1/2 acre for small dogs, 1-1/2 acres for large dogs, 1 acre for rotation of the other two areas to preserve the turf and to be utilized for educational events, training, and agility. Other amenities include: Shaded pavilion area, waste bags and covered containers for waste disposal, water fountains, benches, trees and shrubs for screening and shade, and an informational kiosk.

The success of the Doylestown Dog Park is due in part to the unique mandatory education session that is required for all park users. Many dog parks require only vaccinations to participate, while the Doylestown Park requires dog license, vaccinations and attendance at an educational orientation session. We believe that our requirements result in a better educated participant who understands their responsibility as a dog park user, resulting in a positive experience for all.

Create a household account (click here):Please include all family members that will be bringing the dog(s) to the park. All household members over the age of 18 that will be taking the dog(s) to the dog park must attend the orientation session. When creating your household account please consider "opting in" for email notifications to receive updates/announcements relative to the dog park. If "opted out," you will not receive notifications regarding dog park operation, maintenance, events, etc.

Important: Children under the age of 14 years are not permitted in any section of the dog park (including the pavilion).

ONLY those individuals who have completed orientation may bring registered dogs ONLY into the dog park.

Orientation: Register for one of the free orientation sessions listed below. Your registration will be placed in the "shopping cart."  Please note: Even though there is no charge, you must check out and complete the payment screen in order to be registered for the orientation session. Choose the "no payment" option to complete your registration. You must attend the full orientation session in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. Please plan to arrive early as late entry will not be permitted once the session has begun. A minimum registration of six (6) people is required for the session to run. 

Please do not bring your dog(s) to orientation.

Dog Park Registration:

To Register for the Dog Park please make certain you have:

1. Membership Application - Pages 19-22 of the Dog Park Application Packet printed, completed, initialed and signed. (Application can be found below under "Additional Forms and Files."

2. Current copies of the following required documents must be submitted at time of registration:
    -Dog License or receipt from purchase (yearly or Lifetime)
    -Rabies Certificate or record showing it was received
    -DHPP or DHLPP proof
    -Bordetella proof

3. Completion Certificate - Given out at the end of Orientation

4. Check made payable to Doylestown Township, or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover)

If all of the above are in order, there are two options for registering:

1. Submit your application before the start or at the end of orientation.
2. Submit your application at the Doylestown Township Administration Building between the hours of 9:30 and 4 pm, Monday through Friday.


Dog Park Orientation
  • Qualified trainers will review the park rules and operating hours, responsibilities of the users, behaviors you may observe in your and/or other dogs while at the dog park and the registration process.
  • A multimedia presentation will show new members what to expect from dogs and people at the parks.
  • All household members, over 18 years of age, that will use the park are required to attend the orientation.
  • If you bring all required registration materials, you will be able to register immediately following the orientation session.
  • At the conclusion of the session, you will be given an attendance certificate (required for registration) and application packet.
  • Session Enrollment Required: Minimum of 6

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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