Tonawanda, NY

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Welcome to the Ellicott Island Bark Park opened Jan 1, 2014 with the cooperative efforts of Erie County NY Parks and newly formed not for profit Friends of Ellicott.

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Here's how the contest works


Vote For your City:

What: Get friends, family members, community leaders, and everyone in your city to visit us online and vote for a dog park. Remember, your may vote twice a day; once here and once on our facebook page.

When: Stage 1 – May 1 to May 31 before 5pm Eastern. Stage 2 – June 5 to July 26 before midnight.

Land Verification

Land Verification:

What: In order to qualify to win a park, your city must find land and approve it's use for a dog park. Work with local government and landowners to find your spot!

When: Ends May 31st at 5pm Eastern

Community Support:

What: PetSafe needs to know your community government supports your pursuit of a dog park. To complete this task, notify your civic leaders (ie: mayor, county executive, city manager, Parks and Recreation director) of the contest and encourage them to create an account to upload a letter.

When: Ends May 31st at 5pm Eastern

Media Coverage:

What: This step is optional, but getting your pups' faces in the media can't hurt. Get in touch with your local news station and print media to rally support for the new park!

When: Spans the entire contest

Video Invitation:

What: If you're been selected as one of our 15 finalists, you'll be invited to make a .30 video ad to show the world why your city deserves to win a dog park! Watch our video for tips to help you.

When: Due June 26th by 5pm Eastern

  • roy reitz 06/08/2014 It's great to have a place to take the dog and let him run. It's shaded so it doesn't get to hot for dogs or people. Fun family place.
  • Cindy Huebert 06/06/2014 Great park! Rootiesmom
  • ME McNeill 05/31/2014 We have momentum! Let's make this Bark Park the best.
  • hannah casal 05/28/2014 My dogs have an awesome time
  • Pete Fairchok 05/20/2014
  • Mary Bunting 05/15/2014 Darwin is so happy greeting all his friends when she is there!
  • cheryl lewandowski 05/14/2014 Spot smiles the whole time he is there
  • ME McNeill 05/13/2014 Bark for your Bark Park to score some help for Ellicott Island.
  • Pam Lange 05/10/2014 This dog park is wonderful! The people & pooches are very friendly! :)
  • Pam Lange 05/08/2014 Zephyr thinks Ellicott Island Bark Park is Doggie Heaven!
  • Lynn O'Connor 05/08/2014 Ellicott Island is the best.
  • ME McNeill 05/08/2014 Love our Park. Ellicott Island Bark Park opened jan 1, 2014. Thanks to Erie County and Friends of Ellicott
  • ME McNeill 05/07/2014 My vote is for Ellicott Island Bark Park in Erie County NY
  • Paw Logo PetSafeBrand 04/23/2013 Welcome to your City's discussion board. Use the form below to add to the conversation.
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