Pets and People Woof it Up

Sneed Dog Park Officially Opens

Alief ISD trustee John Nguyen, Alief ISD public relations specialist Craig Eichhorn, Westchase District board chair Harry Greenblatt, Westchase District vice president of projects Irma Sanchez, and District founder Jim Murphy cut the ribbon for Sneed Dog Park.

Sneed Dog Park officially opened next to Sneed Elementary School’s playground on Pagewood Lane. A large, enthusiastic crowd of people and furry friends attended a Grand Opening Celebration on a mild Saturday morning, February 27. The fun included a ribbon cutting, pet family portraits, a doggy costume contest and a doggy tricks contest. Westchase District board chair Harry Greenblatt served as emcee for the festivities.

Family of four: guests for the grand opening of Sneed Dog Park took selfies with their furry family members.

Sneed Dog Park is Westchase District’s first-ever dog park. Two more dog parks are planned as part of two upcoming parks in the District: Woodchase Park and Wilcrest Park.

Many thanks to sponsor support that made the event even more festive. Petco’s Westchase Shopping Center store donated dental chew bones, free nail trimmings and rabies vaccination cards; the Houston Humane Society brought pet adoption experts and mascots Lizzie and Roo; Blair Johnson Wellness presented the grand prize for the doggy costume; and Zoes Kitchen gave away a free meal for four grand prize for doggy tricks. Read the Houston Chronicle‘s story about the opening.

Sneed Dog Park is open at 4 p.m. to dusk Monday to Friday and dawn to dusk on Saturday and Sunday.

 

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