A first dog park has been set up in the Hull area

The owners of dogs in the sector can now turn into a field Scott-Fairview from Gamelin Park to walk their pet in peace.

People have been asking for it for yearsrejoices Jeanne Camarra, a board member of the Hull Dog Park Association, who believes the area is ripe for this type of facility.

Jeanne Camarra, a board member of the Hull Dog Park Association, was featured in the June 15, 2022, announcement.

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The city has evolved. It is a city that is spread out and there is more and more urban density, which means that people may have less access to a fenced yard.she explains. Therefore, dog parks are becoming essential in this new, more urban environment. […] Quietly not fast, this need has grown over the years.

« It makes them happier dogs who are better fellow citizens at the end of the line. There are many benefits to having dog parks. »

A quote from Jeanne Camarra, member of the board of the Hull Canine Parks Association

A dog park like this allows people to exchange stuff, develop their skills as dog owners and it also allows dogs to spend physically, which generally reduces aggression, caring for other humans. or other dogsadds Mrs. Camarra.

The new dog park also includes an exercise area for small dogs, a premiere in Gatineau.

A long-winded job

Jeanne Camarra described the project as a long-winded job. She pointed out that the idea of ​​a dog park in the Hull area was supported and defended in part by Councilor Louise Boudrias several years ago.

The elected representative of the Parc-de-la-Montagne-Saint-Raymond district announced that five months ago she was temporarily retired from municipal politics due to her fight against cancer.

Moreover, Ms. Boudrias had a public appearance at the inauguration of the field Scott-Fairview located at 100, rue Gamelin.

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A neighborhood ceremony is scheduled in the dog park on June 18, several residents in the area are not waiting for the official opening to benefit from vacancies.

I love it, it is the most beautiful dog park in the area, in my opinion. We’ve been waiting for it for years and finally we have itrejoices Yvette Martin. That’s a good thing. Our dogs have fun with other dogs and it makes us walk more.

Jocelyn Blondin, Manoir-des-Trembles-Val-Tétreau District Councilor, also welcomed the opening of a dog park in the area.

It comes to serve [le] Hull sector. It is well located. This is good news. It’s the first one and it’s probably not the last one eitherhe said at the park’s inauguration on Wednesday.

With information from Marie-Jeanne Dubreuil

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