Local Dog Parks in the Manningham Area

Dog Activity Centre

There is a Dog Activity Centre in Aranga Reserve in Donvale. The Friends of Manningham Dogs and Cats (FOMDAC) organisation regularly meets at the DAC clubhouse and the Aranga Reserve has a fenced general dog park and training area containing static agility equipment.

Off Lead Reserves

Dogs can be walked on leads in all parks in the Manningham area and there are some additional reserves where dogs can run off leash. Find your nearest off-leash reserve on the council website. Even in off-leash reserves, dogs need to be kept on a leash within 15 metres of barbecue facilities, children’s play equipment, public meetings, approved functions and organised sporting events.

Pet Care

  • What is your New Year’s resolution? For many of us, it’s weight loss. While our personal health is incredibly important, it is not every day that we take our dog’s weight into consideration too. In fact, approximately 40% of dogs in Australia are overweight or obese, and many pet owners don’t even know it! Therefore, …
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  • In December, our Bulleen vet sees a lot of patients with tummy upsets which can often be traced back to too many rich festive foods. Ideally, pets should not ever be fed processed foods as their stomachs have not evolved to digest them and so eating them often leads to diarrhoea and/or vomiting.   However, there …
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  • During summer, most of our pet patients visit our Templestowe veterinary clinic because they have been overexposed to the harsh sun. In this blog, we are explaining the different health consequences that this exposure can have on your pet. We’ve also put together a quick 5-step grooming guide for owners to care for their pets …
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