By Justin Young
Pet parents in Maryville, Tennessee now have a new place to socialize and exercise their dogs!
On Saturday, May 14, 2016, the City of Maryville, Parks and Recreation, and Radio Systems Corporation partnered for the grand opening of the PetSafe® Pistol Creek Dog Park. It's the 9th PetSafe Dog Park to open in the Knoxville area since 2006.
Founder of Radio Systems Corporation and Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, Randy Boyd, did the official "leash cutting" to open the park. Boyd told the crowd that he loves how dog parks unite us.
"It's important to make our communities more pet friends. It's a great thing for dogs and animal welfare. I think it's just really important to communities, too. We're so divisive these days. There's so many things that pull us apart. Pets bring us together."
The new park includes a dedicated half-acre area for small dogs and...Continue Reading
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