Marcus Garvey Dog Run Association

We are a volunteer run organization made up of friends, neighbors and animal lovers working together to revitalize our community and promote responsible pet ownership.

When enjoying the dog run, please be courteous and respectful to others. Dog runs are soley for the recreation of dogs. No people with out dogs; not dogs without people. Use the facility is at your own risk.

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NYC Parks Dog Run Rules

  • Dog owners are responsible for the dogs’ actions.
  • Monitor and control your dog at all times, particularly non-neutered males, as other males may react aggressively toward them.
  • Remain alert, interrupt rough play and mounting.
  • No aggressive dogs.
  • Dogs involved in a fight must be removed from the run.
  • No dogs in heat.
  • Discourage excessive barking, especially in the morning and late evening.
  • Dogs must be licensed, vaccinated against rabies, and free from all communicable diseases.
  • A maximum of three dogs per person is allowed.
  • No people with out dogs; not dogs without people
  • Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult.
  • You must clean up after your dog, and place in trash receptacle.
  • Dogs must wear a harness or collar while in the run.
  • No prong, choke or spike collars.
  • Dogs must be leashed when exiting the dog run.
  • No littering, smoking, barbecuing, open flame, consumption of alcohol, or use of illegal substances.
  • No vending, amplified sound, demonstration, or events over 20 people, except by permit.
  • No glass containers or food, except dog treats.
  • Do not leave personal property in the run.
  • To avoid injuries, please fill in any holes.