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FIFTEEN GREAT YEARS!

On December 4, 1995, thanks to the hard work of several groups and months of effort, the Mill Valley City Council approved the designation of the southernmost portion of Bay Front Park as an off-lease, dog use area. 
While many people had been using Bay Front Park as a dog park for many years before then, the area was unimproved and covered with wild squash, scotch broom and heavy weeds.  Because the park had once been a city dump, only loosely- covered with topsoil, decades old broken china, cans and other material would often rise to the surface during rainy periods. 
That all began to change in 1996.  The area was covered with new soil, trees were planted and the current grass grown from seed.
Most agree that the Mill Valley Dog Park is among the best in the Bay Area and perhaps in the state and has been for FIFTEEN YEARS.  Yes, FIFTEEN great years of canine joy. Our Park has become a permanent and well-used part of Mill Valley and is a genuine part of the town's history.
Well, the weather barely permitted, on Saturday, December 4, 2010, a determined group of dogs & people braved the rain and clouds to commenorate the occaision. While it didn't rival some of our memorable Friday Night affairs, there was a feeling of accomplishment.  Avery captured the happy crowd ~

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