Central Bark Dog Park


Common Rules of Dog Parks
  • Users of the park do so at their own risk and agree that neither the Board of Park Commissioners nor the City of Evansville nor the Evansville Dog Owners Group shall be liable for any injury to person or animal caused by any person or dog.
  • All dogs must be licensed by the City if the owner is a resident of the City and must have a current rabies vaccination tag on a collar to be worn by the dog when on the premises.
  • Aggressive dogs are prohibited from the park at all times.
  • No dog under the age of four months of age shall be permitted in the park.
  • No toddlers or small children 10 years or under are allowed in the Dog Park.  Children under 16 are not allowed in the Dog Park without adult supervision.  Children should not run with the dogs or chase them.
  • No alcoholic beverages or food other than dog treats manufactured for canine consumption only, and used only for training purposes, shall be allowed in the dog park.
  • No more than three dogs or children or combination thereof shall be allowed in the dog park per adult providing supervision.
  • Dog owners and/or handlers must be in the dog park and within view and voice contact of their dogs at all times.
  • Dogs must be secured by a leash when entering and leaving the park.
  • Dog owners and/or handlers must immediately fill any holes that their dogs dig.
  • Dog owners and/or handlers shall scoop, remove and properly dispose of feces when deposited by their dog.
  • Dogs in heat shall not be permitted in the dog park. 



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