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Have you noticed that Haya El Nasser writes many of the urban issue articles that are of interest to planners.
Fastest-growing urban parks are for the dogs
Cities with the highest per capita (per 100,000 residents) numbers of off-leash dog parks among the nation's 100 largest cities
Norfolk, VA. 5.1
Las Vegas 4.1
San Francisco 3.3
Arlington, VA. 3.2
Just for Danin congested cities where there are large concentrations of singles and childless couples and a dearth of open space, dog parks have become the equivalent of playgrounds and community centers.
Dog owners have become a powerful lobby, ....because they feel that "these children of ours are furry, they have four legs but we're still paying taxes to be here and we still want our recreational needs met."
Article commentBuffalo, NY dog park at LaSalle Park on the Niagara River is the greatest dog park in the US.