Dog Park

Germantown’s dog park, or Dog Bark, is next to Kellner Community Activities Center and Palatine Park, offers a spacious running area for Germantown residents’ dogs, and is open to those of our neighboring communities.

Dog Park Rules

  • Dogs entering the park must be under the care, custody, and control of a person age 18 or older – children under 10 years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times;
  • All dogs entering the park must be licensed;
  • All dogs must be under voice control;
  • Owners/guardians must carry a leash at all times;
  • No single person may have more than three (3) dogs in the off-leash area at one time;
  • Dogs which are sick, in heat, or aggressive are not permitted;
  • Persons in charge of the dog shall quiet them if they bark;
  • Persons in charge of the dog shall promptly remove litter;
  • All toys/ bones are prohibited with the exception of Frisbees and tennis balls at appropriate times;
  • Choke chains and prong collars are prohibited in the park;
  • Digging is not permitted – owners must promptly fill in any holes created by their dog;
  • No smoking or eating at any time while in the park – no glass bottles or containers;
  • Owners must discourage their dogs from standing/jumping on the fence;
  • All dogs must be up-to-date on routine vaccinations (Kennel Cough is highly recommended) and be wearing the proper tags before entering the dog park;
  • An emergency kit is located in the entrance area and is for emergencies.