Hyderabad: Country’s first ever dog park opened
Pet lovers have one more reason to rejoice as Hyderabad got country’s first dog park. The dog park is spread over almost 1.2 acres of land in Hyderabad’s Kondapur area. It has been developed by the Greener Hyderabad Municipal Corporation at a cost of Rs 1.1 crore. It was opened for public on Thursday.
You will have to pay only Rs 10 to get an entry to this dog park. the authorities claim that the park has been built keeping in mind international standards.
“It is India’s first certified dog park built with international standards. It has been built in 1.2 acres in Kondapur area. We will charge ten rupees to each responsible pet owner who comes to this park with their dog,” Harichandana Dasari, Zonal Commissioner, West Zone, GHMC told ANI.
In this dog park, Pooches will be treated with an extravagant experience as the park houses a splash pool, an amphitheatre, loo cafe and three lawns.
Ensuring a comfortable experience for all breeds and their owners, separate enclosures have been marked for small and big canines. The country’s first dog park has also been certified by the Kennel Club of India.
The Hyderabad Municipal Corporation started working on this park a year ago and the idea was conceptualised keeping in mind the fear that dog owners experience while walking their dogs on the road.
Visitors expressed delight over the initiative, detailing how it enables them to spend more time with their beloved pets.
“We are very happy visiting this park with our pets. Being dog lovers, we are able to enjoy ourselves a lot at this place. Now, we can spend some time with our pets here,” said Lakshmi, a visitor told Deccan Chronicle.
Another visitor, Sameera said, “I appreciate Telangana government for this initiative.”