Prairie Island Dog Park

            

Location – Across from Prairie Island Spillway

 

Off Leash Dog Park Rules/Regulations 

For the protection and enjoyment of all dog park users, please observe these rules:

  • Hours of Operation: Sunrise to Sunset.
  • Enter at your own risk – City of Winona is not responsible for any damages, stolen property, or injuries.
  • NO glass containers, NO food, and NO smoking inside the dog park.
  • Dogs must be leashed when entering/exiting the gate and outside the fenced area.
  • Handlers must carry a leash at all times – dogs must wear collar and identification.
  • Electric collars, prong training collars, or choke chains not to be worn inside the park.
  • No personal dog toys from home allowed; eliminates possessive problems.
  • Maximum of two (2) dogs per user per visit.
  • Handlers assume full responsibility for their dog(s).
  • NO children under the age of 10 – all other minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Clean up after your dog and dispose of appropriately.
  • Professional dog trainers may not use the area to conduct business.
  • No dogs can dig holes – owners must fill immediately.
  • Puppies must be at least 4 months old.
  • Dogs must have visible current vaccination tags and current dog license.
  • Handlers must be in verbal control and within sight of their dogs at all times.
  • Nobody allowed in the dog park while mowing the area.
  • No female dogs in heat (season).
  • Aggressive dog behavior is not allowed – picks fights, attacks, or bites.
    • If aggressive, leash immediately and give a “time out” in a vehicle or walk leashed dog outside the park.
    • Several aggressive incidents with another dog – the dog should be leashed and taken home for the day.
    • If serious aggressiveness on two or more occasions, stop coming to park until after correcting the behavior with an animal behaviorist or trainer.
    • If you witness aggressive behavior, calmly approach the owner and let them know your concerns.