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

  • Two years ago, a couple of days after Christmas, Pepper seven-year-old female Schnauzer was acting quieter than usual. She had left half her breakfast untouched, which for Pepper was highly unusual. Over the next few hours, Pepper became increasingly lethargic and began vomiting. Pepper’s concerned owner, Bec, decided to take her to the vet for …
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  • Did you know that many cases of feline anxiety may sadly go unrecognised?  This is because cats, not being pack animals, won’t always seek social support as a dog would, and instead may mask feelings of stress to avoid appearing “vulnerable”. What are the potential symptoms of anxiety in a cat? In more introverted cats, …
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  • Has your pet been diagnosed with an underlying allergy as the cause of their recurrent ear or skin irritation?  Whilst this can be disappointing news to receive, you and your pet can take comfort in the fact that we are very familiar with the management of allergies! Types of allergies There are four main types …
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