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Boulder County Dog Parks & Amenities

August 9th, 2022

East Boulder Dog Park – 5660 Sioux Dr. Fenced area for both large and small dogs. There is a concrete barrier in the lake that some dogs are able to climb. Large area is about 1.5 acres. Small area is about .45 acres. There is limited water access to a small lake. Foothills Dog Park – 800 Cherry Ave. Two acre fenced park with a separate areas for both small and large dogs. Large area is about 1.6 acres Small area is about .5 acres Howard Heuston Off-leash Dog Area – 34th & Iris, then south to O’Neal Parkway Please note this as an ‘off-leash dog area’... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

August 8th, 2022

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Boulder’s Dogs of the Day!

July 30th, 2022

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Boulder’s Dogs of the Day!

July 29th, 2022

Colorado is frequently ranked high on lists of the most dog-friendly places. Match.com ranked Colorado as the number one dog loving state. Spending quality time with pets, specifically dogs, provides humans with companionship and can improve health. From a physiological standpoint, being with your dog can release feel-good hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin that elevate your mood. There are also other ways in which they can increase your health and  longevity. Increased physical activity. Dogs are more likely than other house pets to beg for play or exercise, encouraging owners to take more... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

July 26th, 2022

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Boulder’s Dogs of the Day!

July 15th, 2022

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

July 10th, 2022

Spending quality time with pets, specifically dogs, provides humans with companionship and can improve health. From a physiological standpoint, being with your dog can release feel-good hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin that elevate your mood. There are also other ways in which they can increase your health and  longevity. Increased physical activity. Dogs are more likely than other house pets to beg for play or exercise, encouraging owners to take more frequent walks or exercise with their dogs. A 2006 study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found dog owners were... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

July 5th, 2022

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

July 3rd, 2022

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

June 28th, 2022

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Dogs & Cats of Boulder Pics!

June 27th, 2022

Boulder is full of animal lovers with roughly one-third of all households in the entire city owning at least one dog. Although Boulder has created several dog laws including a law that doesn’t allow animals on Pearl Street, it’s safe to say that Boulder is one of the most dog-friendly places in all of Colorado. If you just walk around town and notice how many happy dogs are running around everywhere you’ll see that Boulder’s dogs are friendly and have great personalities. This is exactly what the Faces of Boulder photography team did for a number of days, dog photography,... Read More

Top 3 Dog Friendly Hikes in Boulder

June 21st, 2022

Boulderites love our dogs! Good news is you don’t have to leave your pup behind on your next adventure!! Just remember, Boulder County requires that dogs have a ‘voice and sight’ control tag to go off-leash. Here is our list of the top 3 dog-friendly hikes: Royal Arch Trail – This moderate 3 mile out-and-back trail will provide you with good views and a nice incline to wear out your dog! Expect crowds during peak times though. First and Second Flatirons Loop – This loop is a fantastic choice, as it is under 3 miles, provides nearly 1500 ft of vertical gain, and is known for its beautiful... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day & Info for Dog Owners

May 29th, 2022

Colorado is frequently ranked high on lists of the most dog-friendly places. Match.com ranked Colorado as the number one dog loving state. Spending quality time with pets, specifically dogs, provides humans with companionship and can improve health. From a physiological standpoint, being with your dog can release feel-good hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin that elevate your mood. There are also other ways in which they can increase your health and  longevity. Increased physical activity. Dogs are more likely than other house pets to beg for play or exercise, encouraging owners to take more... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day – Treeing Walker Coonhound

May 28th, 2022

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a true American favorite, nicknamed “The People’s Choice,” for being a smart, fearless, and reasonable hunter. Don’t be fooled by the name. Walkers are runners that can cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. The sight of this speedy tricolored hound in full stride can raise a coon hunter’s pulse. The long, strong legs, the powerful and propulsive hindquarters, and the sleek frame are all working together to cover maximum ground with minimal effort. This sweet-faced hound will glance up later, enjoying in the warmth of a bonfire... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

May 19th, 2022

It’s time to start getting back out on the trails. What better to venture into Boulder’s beautiful open spaces than with a furry friend. Boulder Open Spaces and Mountain Parks offers a sprawling 145 miles of trails to the avid hiker, and up to 90% of those trails are open to dogs. This includes the Chautauqua Meadow, Mt. Sanitas, NCAR trails, Bear Canyon, the Table Mesa Trails and much, much, more. But, before heading into the great outdoors with your pooch, don’t forget to bring a leash and some doggie bags. While the Open Spaces and Mountain Parks welcome dogs, it is your responsibility... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day! Pic of the Day ~ Snowy Fun in Boulder!

January 27th, 2022

Best Dog Friendly hikes in Boulder:  If you’re like me, you like getting outside with your furry best friend. But sometimes it’s hard to know what trails allow four-legged adventuring companions and which frown on it. Here at AboutBoulder we’ve compiled a list of the best dog-friendly hikes in the area so you’ll never have to leave your pup behind again! Royal Arch Trail This challenging 3.4-mile loop will gain 1,358 feet and provide you and your pooch with a killer workout. The trailhead begins in Chautauqua and splits off at the flagstone staircase—just follow the signs. Ascend through... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day Pic! – Boulder Bloodhound Waiting his Turn at the Water Bucket

January 26th, 2022

Fun Facts on Bloodhounds: Life span: 10 – 12 years Temperament: Stubborn, Even Tempered, Affectionate, Gentle Height: Female: 23–25 inches (58–64 cm), Male: 25–27 inches (64–69 cm) Colors: Liver & Tan, Black & Tan, Red Weight: Female: 80–100 lbs (36–45 kg), Male: 90–110 lbs (41–50 kg) The Bloodhound’s ancestors were created in medieval France to trail deer and boar. Today, this is a highly active and intelligent dog breed whose keen sense of smell has found them a special place in law enforcement and search and rescue. Their fans... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

January 20th, 2022

It’s time to start getting back out on the trails. What better to venture into Boulder’s beautiful open spaces than with a furry friend. Boulder Open Spaces and Mountain Parks offers a sprawling 145 miles of trails to the avid hiker, and up to 90% of those trails are open to dogs. This includes the Chautauqua Meadow, Mt. Sanitas, NCAR trails, Bear Canyon, the Table Mesa Trails and much, much, more. But, before heading into the great outdoors with your pooch, don’t forget to bring a leash and some doggie bags. While the Open Spaces and Mountain Parks welcome dogs, it is your responsibility... Read More

Boulders Pic of the Day! Phil Huff & his Dog & Best Friend Tuff Huff Having Coffee Together!

January 18th, 2022

Longtime Boulder, Colorado resident Phil Huff with his loyal companion and best friend Tuff Huff. They are having morning coffee together at Aperitivo in Gunbarrel.  Tuff is the Official Mayor of Aperitivo!  Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

August 9th, 2019

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