Aldermen authorized financing for Chicago’s 21st dog park Tuesday. They also urged the Chicago Park District to create more dog parks for the city’s 600,000 canines — and to lower the fundraising bar for dog owners.
Here’s the full story from city hall reporter Fran Spielman: Aldermen howl about requirements — and financing — for dog parks.
And here’s an interactive map of all 21 “dog-friendly areas” in the city of Chicago, based on park district data:
By comparison, Portland — ranked the best U.S. city for dogs last year by Estately — boasts 33 dog parks.
Of course, as Estately pointed out, you also risk this at Portland dog parks:
For more information about dog-friendly areas in the city, visit the Chicago Park District website.