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Dog Parks-Are they safe?

My thoughts on Dog Parks was “Confined area to run and play, socialize with other dog lovers, my dogs could make friends and burn off excess energy, what could be better?”

My view has changed in the past year.  Almost daily I see on the news or social media how dogs are hurt or killed, especially small dogs like chihuahuas or other small breeds or mixes.  I personally own an 9.52 lb Brussels Griffons (a cocky, in your face pooch that can try the patience of saints, never mind a large, dominant dog!)  He is a boisterous, bouncy 2 years old and still a teen-ager in behavior.  

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