Emery Barnes Park dog off-leash area

Emery Barnes Park off-leash dog area in Vancouver

Davie St and Richards St


Fenced area with a water fountain

Off leash times

6:00am to 10:00pm

Dog etiquette in parks

Owners are responsible for the actions of their dogs and must pick up and dispose of their dog's waste. Owners must also have a valid license for their dog. 

Animal Control Bylaw enforcement takes place at all parks and beaches throughout the year and fines of between $250 and $2000 are issued to people who disobey the rules.

Read the Animal Control Bylaw.


Get a license for your dog

Get a dog licence

Buy, renew, or cancel a dog licence, and replace a dog tag. Find out why having a dog licence helps keep your dog and other dogs safe.


Caring for your dog

Responsible dog ownership

Owning a dog is a happy experience, but it's a lot of responsibility too. Be aware of everything that you will have to do if you own a dog.


Dogs in Vancouver

Dog obedience lessons

Dog and other pet classes

Looking for dog obedience classes in Vancouver? The Vancouver Park Board offers a variety of programs for dogs and other pets. Find out when and where these programs are offered.

The Park Board is reviewing its dog park off-leash areas network. Be part of the conversation.

Dog off-leash area review

The Vancouver Park Board is reviewing Vancouver's dog off-leash system. Find out what's happening and have your say.

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