New dog park opens in Scottsbluff

The City of Scottsbluff has recently opened a new dog park. The Terry Carpenter Dog Park recently opened and is located just north of the Scottsbluff High School softball fields. Citizens of Scottsbluff have long been requesting a dog park on the north side of the city and the city listened, according to a press […]

Dog park committee crowns winner of Howl-o-Ween costume contest

A dog sporting a cowboy on his back came away from the Common Grounds Dog Park Committee’s Howl-o-ween costume contest with the top honors. Maverick, who was dressed up like a bucking horse, earned the Best in Show award for his costume during the event at Monument Dog Park on Saturday, Oct. 26. He and […]

Fence to go up at Gering Dog Park

Two men installing a fence around monument dog park. Two dogs watching them work.

The Common Grounds Dog Park Committee continues to make progress on a project to bring a dog park to Gering. At its July 24 meeting, members of the Gering City Council approved a Keno Committee request of $14,000 to build a 6-foot chain link fence around the new Monument Dog Park. The entire fence would […]

Dog Park Committee hosting Doggy Easter Egg Hunt set for April 15

Brown dog standing with an orange ball at the feet.

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Easter with your canine friend, the Common Grounds Dog Park Committee will once again host the Doggy Easter Egg Hunt. Dogs of all breeds and sizes are welcome to come and hunt for treats hidden inside Easter eggs throughout Shaq’s Riverside Dog Park while their owners watch them […]

Group proposes dog park in Gering

Gering is one step closer to having its dog park. City officials met with the Common Grounds Dog Park Committee during the Gering City Council’s monthly recreation committee meeting Friday and discussed progress toward the park. The proposed dog park is the result of citizens who feel that there is not an adequate dog park […]

It’s time for Howl-o-Ween

Small brown dog with super man cape on.

It’s going to be a howling good time at Shaq’s Riverside Dog Park on Oct. 29. The Riverside Dog Park Committee is once again hosting a dog costume contest for Halloween. “Howl-O-Ween” is an event for the whole family and organizers are hoping for an even bigger turnout than last year.

Group looks to improve dog park

6 dogs at play at reverside dog park.

A group of local dog owners is creating a non-profit organization to oversee the long-term viability of the Riverside Dog Park in Scottsbluff. The group has more than 40 members and continues to grow. About a dozen members made it to a meeting on Wednesday to discuss steps needed to finalize their plans and incorporate […]