Any owner bringing a dog into the Sapulpa Dog Park shall be responsible for complying with these rules, and other rules, regulations, ordinances, or City of Sapulpa Code for protecting the health, welfare and safety of park users, and their animals whether posted or not.
"Owner" or "Handler" means any person, firm, or corporation in possession and control of or custody of a dog.
Everyone entering the Sapulpa Dog Park does so at their own risk.
No owner or dog shall enter or remain within the Dog Park area between 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise.
For safety reasons, children must be at least 12 years old and supervised by an adult to use the dog park. Children must behave in a responsible manner: no running, chasing dogs, or petting dogs without the owner’s permission.
No person under 16 years of age shall be permitted to bring a dog into the off-leash Dog Park area.
A dog outside the Dog Park area shall be under the immediate physical control of its owner by means of a least not exceeding 6 feet in length. Dogs must be kept on a lease until the owner/custodian and dog(s) are in the Large or Small Dog Park area, and the entrance gates are fully closed after entry.
Dog behavior can be unpredictable around other dogs and strangers. For the safety of all the dogs at the Dog Park, the owner must immediately least their dog if it exhibits aggressive behavior and leave the Dog Parka area. Protect yourself and your dog. If aggressive behavior is observed, take immediate action: either move your dog to another part of the Dog Park, or leave the Dog Park.
No dog weighing more than 25 pounds shall be permitted within the area designated for Small Dogs. Owners allowing their small dogs to enter the designated Large Dog area do so at their own risk and assume responsibility for whatever damage or injury may result.
An owner bringing a dog into an off-leash area is liable for and assumes the risk for the dog’s conduct.
Any dog left unattended within the Dog Park area shall be deemed "at-large" in violation of the City of Sapulpa Animal Code.
No vicious dogs shall be permitted within the Dog Park areas, as defined by the City of Sapulpa Code, Section 4, Animal Regulations.
Aggressive dogs are not allowed at any time. An aggressive dog is defined as a dog(s) posing a threat to human beings or other dogs. Owners (handlers) are legally responsible for their dog(s) and any injury cause by them.
No dog which is injured or diseased shall be permitted within the Dog Park area.
An owner of a dog creating a disturbance or not being properly controlled can be evicted from the Dog Park area. Upon leaving the Dog Park area, an evicted owner shall also remove his or her dog.
Only two dogs per person (owner/handler) are allowed.
Dog owner/s handlers must keep their dog(s) in view at all times.
All dog handlers must have a leash in hand at all times.
No female dogs in heat are allowed.
Only dogs 6 months and older are allowed in the Dog Park.
No dog which has not been spayed or neutered shall be permitted within the Dog Park.
Dogs must be legal licensed, vaccinated, and wearing both rabies and current City of Sapulpa tags affixed or attached to the dog’s collar or harness.
Any owner/handler unable to produce current licenses or dog tags, a rebuttable presumption is created that the dog has not been vaccinated, spayed or neutered.
Any bite of a person or other dog must be immediately reported to Sapulpa Police and parties involved must wait for an officer to respond, except in the case where immediate medical care is needed.
No person having be convicted of allowing a dog to bite, chase, or attack any person or animal without provocation shall be permitted to bring a dog into the Dog Park area.
Dog owners/handlers must immediately pick up and dispose of all dog excreta, placing it in proper plastic baggie, and then dispose of it in the trace receptacle provided.
Dogs must not be allowed to bark incessantly so as to annoy or disturb participants of the Dog Park or the inhabitants of the neighborhood community.
No food, treats, alcoholic beverages (soft drinks and water are allowed), squeaky toys, or children’s toys are allowed in the Dog Parka. This is a recreation park for dogs accompanied by their owners.
Smoking shall be prohibited within the Dog Park area.
No professional dog trainer/behaviorist shall conduct any training or business activity within an off-leash park area.
Bicycles, rollerblades, roller-skates, skateboards, and strollers are prohibited. This is a recreation park for dogs accompanied by their owners. (Wheelchairs are allowed.)
No digging. Stop your dog from digging. Fill in any holes your dog may dig or make appropriate repairs to disturbed areas.
Playing catch (i.e. football, baseball, etc.) between people/or using remote controlled toys, which can cause harm to the dogs in the park, is not allowed.
Choke, prong, pinch, and spike collars must be removed inside park area.