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DallasBTS meets monthly at an indoor doggie daycare, Waggn' Tails. In the milder months we also host an additional meetup and rotate to visit these area dog parks:

Bark Park Central - Deep Ellum
Plano Jack Carter Dog Park
White Rock Lake - Dallas

Included below are links to the dog park websites, driving directions and tips about these and some of the other hot spots we visit!

To see details about out scheduled meetups, please go to our Events page.

Dog Park Websites:
Please visit their sites to familiarize yourself with the individual park rules:
Online Maps.
Addresses are provided in case these links break:
Know Before You Go:
Bark Park Central - Dallas

Mapquest to Bark Park Central

Corner of S Good Latimer Expy & Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226

Parking: There is no free parking in this area. There are parking meters along the side of the park on Commerce St. so bring a few quarters! There is also a parking lot directly across the street with a self pay box. Good to bring a couple of one dollar bills to put in the slots if you park there.
Shade: Minimal - Moderate. It sits under two highway bridges so depending on the time of day we will have more shade than others.--if you need sunscreen be sure to bring it!
Seating: VERY Limited, best to bring lawn chairs if you have them.
Watering Stations: Water fountain provided. There is also a vending machine with reasonably priced pet related products
Human Facilities: NONE - no public restrooms in the immediate area.

Pooch Patio - Dallas
This might be an occasional "after Bark Park Central" pit stop!

We hope the dogs will be tired enough to let us refuel with coffee and drinks!

Map to Pooch Patio

3811 Fairmount Street,
Dallas, TX
(214) 252-1550

They have two outdoor, dog friendly patios. On weekends and evenings we can let the dogs run in the their doggie daycare area.
Parking: Free. There is parking on Fairmount Street AND they have 40 parking spaces in the rear of the building off of Shelby Street in a gated lot. You can enter The Pooch Patio thru the rear retail entrance.
Shade: Shade in the front depends on the time of day. The covered patio in the back is completely shaded. Both are pretty crowded with tables and chairs.
Seating: Weekends are CROWDED. There are lots of tables and chairs in front and back -- not a lot of room to let the dogs roam unless they open their doggie daycare run.
Watering Stations: Provided
Human Facilities: Coffee, Beer, Wines, cold drinks and chips. Bathrooms are available
Additional Facilities:

Self-Service Grooming stations. Really nice place to bathe your dogs!

Outdoor lounge with TV

Ft Woof - Ft Worth
Directions from Ft Woof Website
From I-30, exit Beach Street (just east of downtown Fort Worth), head north on Beach Street for approximately a quarter of a mile, and turn east (right) at the Gateway Park sign. Then proceed another quarter of a mile; Fort Woof Dog Park will be on your left.

Ft Woof FAQs

Parking: Free.
Seating: Limited seating provided, so bring lawn chairs if you have them.
Shade: VERY Minimal, bring sun protection if necessary.
Seating: Limited. Bring lawnchairs if you have them
Watering Stations: Provided
Human Facilities: NONE - no public restrooms in the immediate area.
Jack Carter Park - Plano

Mapquest to Jack Carter Park

Jack Carter Park
2199 W Spring Creek Pky
Plano, TX 75023

Corner of W Spring Creek Pky
& Pleasant Valley Dr

We meet in the "small dog" park side
Parking: Free. Park in the parking lot provided west of the area. You will find the parking lot by traveling one half-block north on Pleasant Valley Drive from its intersection with Spring Creek Parkway, west of Custer Road.
Seating: Limited seating provided, so bring lawn chairs if you have them.
Shade: VERY Minimal, bring sun protection if necessary.
Seating: Limited. Bring lawnchairs if you have them
Watering Stations: Provided
Human Facilities: NONE - no public restrooms in the immediate area.
Waggin' Tails- Plano
- DallasBTS Indoor Venue -

Map to Waggin' Tails

1151 W Parker Rd,
Plano, TX
(972) 398-6008

Corner of W Parker Rd & Alma - it sits behind the Flowerama

We are fortunate to have partnerned with Waggin' Tails to provide a monthly indoor venue, so we can meet "rain or shine". Please see the info on our site related to Waggin' Tails information & rules for participation.
Parking: Free
Seating: Limited, we generally have enough. You are welcome to bring a lawn chair if necessary.
Watering Stations: Provided
White Rock Lake - Dallas

Map to White Rock Lake

8000 Mockingbird Lane,
Dallas Tx


We meet in the "small dog" park side.
Parking: Free.
Shade: Moderate, wouldn't hurt to bring sun protection if you need it.
Seating: The park provides several lawn chairs, and has benches. Always good to bring a spare if you have a lawn chair.
Watering Stations: Water fountain is prorided for the dogs.
Human Facilities Porta-Potties are available.
Additional perks: There is also a off leash swim area if your dogs enjoy being in the water.

White Rock Coffee - Dallas
We plan to try this out as an occasional "after WRL" pit stop!

Map to White Rock Coffee

10105 E Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX 75238

Coffee, cold drinks, desserts and wraps.
Parking: Free
Shade: VERY Small Covered Patio
Seating: They have a VERY SMALL patio out front that is dog friendly. It only has one cafe style table and chairs.
Watering Station: They provide fresh water for the dogs!
Human Perks: Indoors -- Free Wi-Fi.

Other Dog Park Locations in the Metroplex:
Fort Worth

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