New Dog Park Opens in GR

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The city’s second off-leash public dog park is set to open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for noon Saturday, May 17, at Covell Dog Park, at the northeast corner of Covell Avenue and Bridge Street NW.

Admission is free.

Here’s the park’s Facebook page
. And check out this August 2013 MLive report on efforts to raise money for the park.

Above is video of Jessica Kooistra, a Kent County animal control officer, and her German shepherd, Rooster. Kooistra spearheaded development of the park along with Grand Rapids dog owner Ryan Terbush.

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