A dog park, complete with a full bar, is opening in Orlando.
Artistic renderings on its Instagram page make this park, set to open this summer, looks oh-so enticing, with grassy open spaces, water splash pad, picnic benches and activity equipment for dogs to jump on and climb.
There’s also a 2,000-square-foot, full-service bar with wide screen televisions worthy of a sports bar and 12 beers on tap to star, according to pet lovers website Orlando Pups.
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Boozehounds is the braindchild of two University of Central Florida alums, Paul Jaszczenski and Lainie Pekich, who both graduated with a degree in marketing. The dog lovers worked together running a construction business for six years before this venture.
The couple share a German Shepherd and were always looking for cool places to take her.
“When we went to a dog-friendly restaurant or bar, we had to stay outside on the patio where she was leashed up and hot,” Pekich told Orlando Pups. “If we took her to a dog park where she could run and play, we were ultimately hot and bored.’ Lightbulb! Why can’t we have both?”
How it works: You can visit for the day with a $10 day pass or buy an annual membership with unlimited access for $149..
There are age requirements: Humans must be 16 or older; dogs must be over 4 months old. Pets over 8 months must be spayed or neutered, and be up to date date on all shots. You don’t have to have a dog to visit.
The one big rule: Play nice.
“All dogs must be friendly and social around people and other dogs,” reads the website.