It was announced today (November 6) I a somewhat surprising move pet dogs will no longer be permitted into public parks run by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, according to deputy governor Chakkaphan Piewngrm.
There has already been a large outcry from Bangkok residents requesting that the BMA allow them to use the parks to walk their dogs.
Chakkaphan said the decision has been made as elderly members of the public and children also use the parks, some of which may not like dogs.
He said from now on dog owners must only use parks specifically designated for their use, at present there is one such park with plans to open more in the near future.
The designated dog park Watcharapirom Park in Bang Khen currently attracts 300 to 500 visitors a day during the week and 1000 to 1500 at the weekend.
The BMA is currently working on opening further parks designated for use by those with canine companions one of which is Phetkasem 69 Park which is scheduled to open next month.
Source: The Nation
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