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

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  • Seeing your pet afflicted with any unwellness or injury can be very worrying and may leave you feeling helpless or uncertain, especially if you’re unsure whether their condition warrants an emergency or after-hours veterinary assessment. With this in mind, we’d like to provide some general information about common emergency symptoms, so you can feel informed …
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