Brooklyn Bark Talks

Just When you Thought it Was Safe for Pup to go in the Water in Prospect Park Lake.....

Posted by Helen Bowers on Jul 13, 2016 8:30:00 PM

It's hardly a news flash that the last week or more has been very warm in Brooklyn, hitting in the 90s every single day.


We and our pups may not be crazy about the heat but those little blue-green algae in Prospect Park Lake just love it.  As the Biblical comm

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The Dog Beach at Prospect Park Is Getting a Makeover!

Posted by Helen Bowers on Jul 11, 2016 2:58:00 PM

Does your pup love playing at Prospect Park's dog beach? Well, she'll have to wait awhile before she can play in the water there. The beach is closing from the middle of this July until next spring for a makeover. Fortunately for all water-loving dogs, they can still swim in the lake at the Peninsula off-leash area during regular off-leash hours (before 9am and after 9pm).


The Prospect Park Alliance plans to improve the health & safety of the lakeshore and make it more appealing to wildlife, as well as making it more b

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