A new Santa Monica dog park has an off leash area that is exclusively for dogs with Santa Monica tags. Located right at the border of Mar Vista at Bundy Drive and Airport Avenue, some West L.A. residents are growling that they can’t equally enjoy the park.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear to be there any plans to make any of the City of Los Angeles’ seven off leash dog parks forbidden to Santa Monica residents, but it seems only fair play. (from the LA Times, h/t West L.A. Online)
If you’re looking for an off-leash dog park outside of Santa Monica, check out this list from Freeplay, an organization that “as been working to establish off leash dog areas in the Los Angeles area.” Their site also provides tips on how to create a dog park, and includes links to local city branches that you’d need to contact to make off-leash areas.