UAE TO GET ITS
FIRST DOG PARK SOON
The first outdoor dog park in the UAE will open its doors to residents and their furry friends on Feb.1 in Ras Al Khaimah. The ‘Pawsome Park’ will be located in Al Jazeera Al Hamra area at the RAK Animal Welfare Centre (RAKAWC) and will provide a range of facilities for dog-loving people and their pets in the 7,000 square metre area. “The park will offer off-leash areas for dogs to play and run freely, a dog walking path, a fully equipped agility park and a swimming pool,” said Chenjerai Sigauke, RAKAWC Manager and Head Veterinarian. The park will also have a cafe area where dog owners can socialise while their pets play as well as an area for pet-related activities like pet birthday parties, pet shows and training among others. Also incorporated in the park will be a dog day care centre and a pet hotel. The park is open to all breeds and sizes of dogs with a separate area for small dogs weighting 10kg and less and another area for large dogs.