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New York City's Largest Off-Leash Community

ellowship For The Interests of Dogs & Their Owners

FIDO In Prospect Park's commitment is to ensure that Prospect Park is a safe and healthy place for dogs; that responsible supervision of dogs and charitable activities focusing on Prospect Park, will enhance public respect regarding the benefits and responsibilities of dog ownership. It's all about having control of your dog whether it be on the sidewalk or in the park itself.

PROSPECT PARK OFF-LEASH AREAS: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. -- 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Long Meadow; Nethermead & Peninsula...
See map

ALL other Times & Areas, you MUST leash up!

Dogs must be ON-Leash on ALL paths and woods between meadows.

Upcoming Coffee Barks - Dog Tags - Local Dog Runs

*NOTE.... This site is currently under construction, hopefully for the better.....

Whos FIDO in Prospect Park?

FIDO in Prospect Park is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for off-leash activity as well as responsible supervision of dogs throughout our great City. To this end, FIDO sponsors lectures and events as well as donating funds to the Prospect Park Alliance for new trashcans and container, Doggie Beach, dog-friendly water fountains, and even a bench and tree in memory of dogs. Above all, FIDO's aim is to make sure that Prospect Park remains a safe, healthy place for dogs as well as other park user groups. Keeping our pets Safe is everyone's responsibility.

Not to forget: Lose or find a dog? FIDO has the one email that will help within minutes:

Coffee Bark Coming Up

Coffee Bark on Saturday, August 7th

We're taking pictures for the 2022 FIDO Calendar
Covid safe serving and food, as well as spacing, will be observed. Can't wait to see you!

Where:  Just below the Picnic House in Prospect Park's Long Meadow.Rain, sleet, snow (sorry - snow can get the best of us sometime) or shine. FIDO in Prospect Park sets up a table full of goodies on the first Saturday of every month.  Look for coffee, pastries, dog biscuits as well as relevant information pertaining to off-leash activities and issues. And it's all FREE!

Volunteer at the Prospect Prk Alliance

April 18th Event
We'll be taking more Calendar Pictures.

Fido will be at the Kensington Dog Run on Wednesday August 18 from 5:15-6:30pm.  Raindate Wednesday August 25.   Be able to look at your pup and friends all year long! 
Cash/ checks or online donations preferred.  Its a small cost for 12 months of memories!

How to Sponsor a Coffee Bark

FIDO Mailing Address

Snail Mail
FIDO In Prospect Park
348 Coney Island Avenue, #10
Brooklyn, NY 11218

email Fidobrooklyn@gmail.com

See "Contact Us" link left side of page.

Does Your Dog Have a City Dog Tag?

New York City Health Department Dog License on-line registry - painless! Dog owners may apply and make payment online for a new dog license or renew an existing one. The annual fee to license your dog is $8.50 if your dog is spayed or neutered. The fee is $34 if your dog is not spayed or neutered.
If your dog goes missing, the tag number can be traced back to you.

Local Dog Runs

Official Dog Runs (extended hours)

Park Slope:

Washington Park - 3rd Street btw 4th & 5th Aves;

South Slope Run at 18th Street btw 7th & 6th Ave's


Kensington Dog Run
2020 update--established and open.State of art.
Coney Island Avenue at Caton Ave. Contact Lyn: lpradov@mindspring.com

Brooklyn Heights

Hillside Park - near Old Fulton Ferry; Pier One; Palmetto Dog Run at beginning of State Street

See complete Borough list: NYC Off-Leash Areas & Dog Runs

Local Groups Wanting to Establish a Dog Run...

Cadman Plaza Park Now Off-leash
off-leash Fall / Winter / Spring - From 7:30 to 10 a.m. and from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Summer - From 7 to 9:30 a.m. and from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

North - Cadman School fence.
South - Southern fence of park.
East - Line and signs between southwest-corner of the tennis court to the western-most eucalyptus tree to the southern fence of park.
West - Western fence and top edge of canyon to signs.