dog park

Foothill Rubber Ducky Festival slated May 6

It will be raining ducks on Sunday, May 6 Actually the tiny Rubber Duckys will be dropped from a hot air balloon during the Foothill Rubber Ducky Festival scheduled from 8 a.m. to ...

Rubber Ducky Festival taking flight

Rubber duckies will rain from the sky on May 6, tumbling down from the Re/Max hot air balloon during the Foothill Rubber Ducky Festival in Rocklin. The duck drop is just one of t ...

Illness temporarily shuts down local dog park

By Jon Brines Placer Herald Correspondent Rocklin’s only dog park has reopened after an outbreak of an infectious illness forced the closure of the park for two days. Vicki Cu ...

Dogs, owners check out new park

Rocklin’s first dog park “unofficially” opened last week at Johnson-Springview Park. With the fence and gates in place, several dog-owners and their canine companions check ...

Plans for dog park roll over

As the city struggles to get Rocklin’s first dog park open, a new plan to move the location from Lonetree Park in west Rocklin to Johnson-Springview Park has taken hold. Rocklin ...

Letter to Editor: Dog licensing unnecessary

In response to the dog park opening in Rocklin, what if some people can’t afford to get their dogs licensed? That would be unfair to not be able to socialize your dog just becau ...

Letter to Editor: Team Tina, Nanook out of running

The results have been announced. Unfortunately Team Tina & Nanook didn’t win the 2011 Beneful $500,000 Dream Dog Park contest. The team from Alabama is the winner. There will no ...

Letter to editor: Dog licenses unnecessary

I am very glad to know that there will be a dog park opening up here in Rocklin, but disappointed to know that people without a dog license will not be able to have their dogs play ...

Boy and his dog inspire Rocklin City Council

Eleven-year-old Garrett Ruslin has fallen in love with Leah, his family’s two-year-old, six pound Chihuahua. “I think she is really funny and cute,” Garrett said. Now Garre ...

Council unanimously approves dog park

To the cheers and applause of a packed Rocklin City Council Chamber Tuesday night, the council unanimously approved plans for Rocklin’s first official dog park. Vicki Bottini ...

No funds for fido?

Just two months after the Rocklin Parks and Recreation Commission unanimously approved the design for an off-leash dog park, the city is now signaling it can’t pay for it. “I ...

Recreation board approves dog park

The Rocklin Recreation Commission unanimously voted last Wednesday to recommend the city council approve a plan for a new dog park. Recreation Commissioner Paul Ruhkala said it i ...

Dog park proponents keeping hopes alive

As Victoria Curtis tries to justify bringing a dog park to Rocklin, she is drowned out by her yellow Labrador, Maizie, who is tied up and barking at an approaching Labrador Retriev ...

Residents unite for Rocklin dog park

RRUFF (Rocklin Residents Unite for Fido) is a committed group of Rocklin residents dedicated to establishing the first enclosed off-leash dog park in Rocklin. Our initial present ...

How do other Rocklin dog owners feel about a dog park?

As a fairly new, three-year resident of Rocklin, I have one complaint. I have a 2-year-old Labrador retriever dog that needs lots of exercise. I take him to Bear Park in Roseville ...