With access more parks than any other area within Macomb County, Clinton Township, Michigan, is a great place to own a dog. It is a fact that dogs need to stretch their legs ever so often, just as we do, and a town that is full of green area makes having a pet as a companion a splendid idea. The around 100,000 citizens of Clinton Township sure seem to think so.
Most of the parks of Clinton Township, Michigan, allow dogs as long as they are leashed. Dogs can enjoy more freedom at the Clinton Township Dog Park. This enclosed dog run offers 1,5 acres just for dogs of all sizes. Both small dogs and large dogs are welcome as there is a separate area for both categories. The park is well maintained as entry is on a membership basis.
Shopping in Clinton Township, Michigan with your furry friends is also a possibility. The Mall at Partridge Creek as an outdoor shopping mall is not opposed to dogs and not only offers stores and a movie theater but also places to walk the dog. Dogs that behave at the shopping mall are regularly given a special, freshly baked doggy treat from the Three Dog Bakery.
Town Center in Clinton Township is a densely populated strip that runs close to the Clinton River. Here, you can catch a great view of the water at Frank H. Budd Park. The walking trails here curve around, providing lots of great views and easy walking for all fitness levels. Just be prepared to walk back as far as you walk out, as the trail doesn’t loop! If you want your dog to kick up their heels a little more, submit an application to Clinton Township Dog Park. For a small annual fee you can support the park and gain an entry key good for off-leash play on demand.
The Groesbeck Highway/Wendell Street neighborhood has one park, and it’s a doozy. George George Memorial Park (not a typo, just catchy) serves the community’s varied needs. This 30-acre multi-use space is equipped with a playground, a fountain plaza, picnic pavilions, and walking trails. Leashed dogs can enjoy walks, snacks in the shade, and can attend any of the town events hosted in this large and well maintained park. The central location of this large area means it’s almost always busy with humans and fellow dogs, so be prepared to be social until you can get out onto one of the longer trails.
The neighborhood where North Nunneley Road and Moravian Drive cross is known for shopping, snacking, and recently, improving the manners of canine companions. Dogs aren’t born knowing how to succeed in human societies. They’re only born knowing how to love you. Canine Workshop is a dog training company in Clinton Township focused on teaching dogs what they need to succeed. Obedience classes, off-leash classes, and agility courses all work to improve the bond between human and dog. Swing by one of the outdoor patios after class to reward your hardworking pup with a treat.
Romeo Plank/Cass neighborhood in Clinton Township doesn’t have its own dog park, but in some ways it has something even better. The Mall at Partridge Creek is an outdoor shopping center perfect for dogs. You can train your dog to resist temptations and distractions with easy access to both. You can give a dog who needs a physically shorter walk a mentally stimulating experience by exposing him to plenty of smells, sounds, and people. The Mall has four doggie service stations set up around the perimeter. You can rest there, grab a drink of cool water, or stock up on plastic baggies!