Fifth Annual Tailgate Party

5th Annual TailgateJoin us for our fifth annual Tailgate Party on Saturday, September 19th from 10am – 2pm.

Grab a bite to eat, and something to drink while enjoying demonstrations and watching dogs on the lure course!

Dress your dog up as your favorite sports player and enter them into the costume contest at 12pm!

Support the Dog Park by purchasing dog merchandise and raffle tickets.

$5 per person gets you in. All money raised goes to park improvements!

Annual Tailgate Party

Join us at the dog park on September 13th from 10am-4pm for our Annual Tail Gate Party!

Dress up your pooch for the costume contest (all sports welcome) for a chance at winning a medal! Watch your furry friend run around in the lure course! Ensure your pet will always find his/her home by getting him/her microchipped! Enjoy music provided by WOGB from 10am-12pm! We’ll also have some great RUFFle prizes that you won’t want to miss out on a chance to win!

Entrance to the park is $5 per person.


The next meeting for the De Pere Dog Park will be held at the city offices on S 6th St. on September 2nd at 6pm. All new members are welcome!

Pink Flamingo Classic

A huge thank you to all who came out and helped represent the De Pere Dog Park at the Memorial Day Parade!

Our next big event will be our booth at the Pink Flamingo. Visit us any time during the three day event. We’ll have flamingo merch available and De Pere Dog Park wearables for sale.

We also invite dog park users to volunteer at the booth for short periods of time. Please email us if you’re interested or pop by our next Dog Park meeting.


Our next meeting will be held on July 1st at 6:00pm in the City Offices Building on S. Sixth St. Everyone is welcome!

De Pere Memorial Day Parade

Calling all pet owners and their dogs!

We need walkers for the De Pere Memorial Day Parade coming up on Monday, May 26th. The parade starts at 10am starting at West De Pere High School and ending at Voyager Park. All walkers should contact Lynda for instructions on where to meet, what time and our number in the parade line up.

We’re super excited for this event and we hope that you can walk the parade with us!


Join us for our next meeting on June 3rd at 6pm at the De Pere City Office on S. Sixth St.

Green Bay Pet Expo

KindleFire HD

We’re heading to the Pet Expo this weekend!

Stop by our booth and check out all the cool stuff we’ll be offering to raise funds for the Dog Park. We just got in some new, awesome merchandise! You guys have been asking for shirts! Well, we have them! Also some tennis ball throwers and carabiners to add to the list of goods we sell.

We’ll also be RUFF-ling off a brand new KindleFire HD! $2 per entry.

Hope to see you there!


Help improve the Dog Park, volunteer for our annual fundraising events:

First up, Pet Expo – March 21-23

Upcoming volunteer opportunities:

  • De Pere Memorial Day Parade – May                                                                    Dress your dog up and walk with us in the parade
  • Pink Flamingo – July
  • Pooch Plunge – August
  • Dog Park Tail Gate Party – September

Call Don Melichar, Park Superintendent at 339-8362

Join us for our next meeting, March 4, 6:00 pm at The Abbey.  Everyone is welcome.

We want to thank the Leader of the Pack sponsors:

Happy Tails Vet Clinic

TailWaggers Doggie Daycare DePere



We have some GRAND ideas that we would like to implement, but cannot accomplish this without your support. There is no fee to use the park, but we do have a donation box on site. You can post your ideas on our FACEBOOK page.

Join us the FIRST Tuesday of the month at the Kress Library in DePere at 6:00 pm for our monthly committee meeting.  New members are ALWAYS welcome!


The goal of the De Pere Dog Park Association is to provide a safe and comfortable environment for dogs and their owners to exercise, socialize and play at the De Pere Dog Park located 1400 Biotech Way in De Pere, WI.

The De Pere Dog Park Association is a committee of volunteer citizens who facilitate the operation and maintenance of a modern dog park in  the City of De Pere in partnership with the City of De Pere.

Fundraising is ongoing to as we continue to upgrade our facility, as well as maintain and provide basic amenities.

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