Story Behind Our Parks

dogpaw has 4 off-leash parks in Clark County, Washington. No tax dollars go to maintain DOGPAW Off-leash parks. Our parks are maintained by volunteers who give of their time and energy to help maintain the parks. Membership fees and business sponsorships pay for the cost of running the parks and, eventually, will help build new ones. All of our off-leash dog parks are named after Vancouver and Clark County Police K9s killed in the line of duty.

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Why dogpaw?

dogpaw passionately believes off-leash dog parks are valuable to the whole community because they:

  • Provide community green space
  • Create a place for community dog activities
  • Allow dogs and people to socialize and meet friends
  • Reduce dog owner surrenders due to bad behaviors
  • Give happiness to dogs from being well-exercised

What dogpaw Members Say

The service that dogpaw provides is invaluable! The dog parks are well maintained and it's great to have a place to take our big dog to go run!

- Bryndl

What a treasure for dog owners! I just moved to the area and I have been to Dog Paw almost every day wth my dogs. I'm so grateful this place exists! I didn't have a place like this where I lived before.

- Susan

My dog is nuts for going to the dog park to play with other dogs. I hope we can all pull together and keep this amazing park system going!

- Stephanie

Latest News/Events

A message from your dogpaw President:


I am very excited to tell you that our first public meeting under the new management is finally here!


When: Tuesday, February 5

Time: 6-8 pm.
Where: Vancouver Community Library in the Columbia Room


You may have heard through the grapevine or the papers that the City and the County are stepping up. It’s true! Find out more at the meeting. Want to know more about the budget? How can YOU help keep the parks sustainable? (Me, too!) What Board positions are open? What volunteer positions are open? What can be done about safety at the parks?


Send your questions to me at Oh, also send me your doggie pictures—but only ones from the parks—if you’d like your pup featured on future announcements or the website.


And one last thing: remember to give your pup a pet for me!



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