Residents of apartments in Lynchburg have been waiting for it, and it has opened. After years of fundraising and hard work, Lynchburg's new dog park finally opened.
Friends of the Lynchburg Dog Park held the official grand opening ceremony Friday morning.
The park is open to dogs from any locality as long as they have a current dog license. The park is perfect for people who live in pet friendly apartment homes. Dogs who live in apartments can be brought here to run and get exercise.
It will have limited hours to start, based on volunteer availability. The non-profit, raised $42,000 to complete the first phase of construction.
This is a park where dogs will get to socialize and exercise and interact with one another of leash. The goal is to make this one of the best dog parks in Virginia.
Right now the park consists of a fence, signs and a fundraising wall.
Supporters are trying to win $100,000 in the PetSafe Bark for Your Park contest to furnish the amenities.
You can help by voting twice a day and on Fridays you get seven extra votes if you answer a clue on the Petsafe website. WSET.com - ABC13