The Ferndale Dog Park is located inside Wilson Park, located off Hilton Road, just south of Nine Mile Road. The dog park is only open to Ferndale residents and non-residents who have a membership. This park features several amenities for Ferndale's four-legged friends and their owners, including safe key card access, fenced play areas for large and small dogs, sitting areas, dog water stations, waste pickup stations, urine-resistant shrubbery, and more.
To qualify for membership, applicants must first complete a one-time dog safety course. This class is currently being offered virtually. Click here to sign up for the course.
After completing the course, applicants must:
All application materials can be submitted via the electronic application form. If you are unable to submit the materials electronically, physical copies can be left in the dropbox outside of the Kulick Center, or they can be emailed to Recreation Manager Emanuel Johnson at email@example.com.
Emanuel Johnson will contact you to process payment once all required materials have been submitted. If you prefer to use a check or cash to process payment, this can also be left in the dropbox outside the Kulick Center. Checks must be made payable to the City of Ferndale.
To ensure a safe environment for dogs and humans, we ask that all members adhere to the following rules of use:
Failure to comply with the above rules may result in a revocation of your membership. Refunds shall not be provided for revoked or suspended privileges.
Notice a problem? Please report it to the Ferndale Parks & Recreation Department at 248-544-6767. If emergency injuries or altercations occur, call 911. If non-emergency animal-related injuries or altercations occur, call Oakland County Animal Control at 248-391-4102.
If you have any questions or concerns about the process, feel free to reach out to Recreation Manager Emanuel Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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