Raleigh’s first dog park gets $30K donation for improvements
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh’s very first dog park received a $30,000 check today to make improvements after it won an online competition last year.
CLICK FOR MORE PICTURES OF DOGS & THE DOG PARKThe Millbrook Exchange Dog Park, which was opened in 2003, beat out Indianapolis’ Broad Ripple Bark Park in the online vote with a last-minute surge in votes to finish in first place in the Beneful Dream Dog Park Project.
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The dog park was entered into the competition last year after Beneful called the City of Raleigh Parks & Recreation Department to see if they wanted to enter Millbrook to be one of the seven dog parks selected to compete for a $30,000 donation.
The dog park will also receive a “Doxie” tunnel for the dogs, which should arrive in about two months.
Raleigh Parks and Recreation officials said that given