If you lead a dog's life, you deserve a dog park

Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at 1:00am

We are all for Nashville going to the dogs.

The national trend toward dog parks is approaching Nashville. Dog owners and some of their neighbors in East Nashville have been surveyed and have stated they want one.

A dog park?

Yes, they want a green space with special gates, security access and water sources that will provide an off-leash opportunity for licensed dogs, accompanied by their owners.

While proponents of a dog park in East Nashville have just announced their effort, we want to say at the outset that we applaud it, as have those in more than 500 U.S. communities that now have dog parks.

These parks are a successful amenity in many cities, and it

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