A rendering of the Crockett Dog Park. (Courtesy of Jesse Moreno.)

It took a lot of barking by humans, but Old East Dallas dogs will soon have a park of their own.

In 2020, Crockett Park, at Carroll Avenue and Victor Street, will become Crockett Dog Park, said Jesse Moreno, a Park and Recreation Board member for District 2.

The 1.8-acre space will become a fenced-in area for large and small dogs. It will also include updated walking paths, picnic tables, a shaded pavilion and some ornamental trees and shrubs, D Magazine reported.

The final cost has not yet been determined. Mayor Pro Tem Adam Medrano has allocated $500,000 in bond money for the project. If the cost exceeds that, Friends of Crockett Dog Park has offered to help fundraise, according to the publication.

Moreno told D Magazine that he expects the park board to approve the plan and grant construction permits within the first three months of 2020.


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