Valley Forge is a great place to recreate with furry friends, but there are a few things you should do in order to keep your pet, yourself, other visitors, and the park clean and protected.
See the full Valley Forge pet regulations in the Superintendent's Compendium.
Hot Weather Endangers Dogs!
No dog owner would knowingly endanger their pet, but sometimes we don’t recognize all the dangers. With the onset of high heat, some dogs can needlessly suffer. Here's what you need to know about visiting the park when the weather turns hot:
High temperatures and lack of hydration can quickly harm or even kill your dog.
A condition called Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) affects Labrador Retrievers and some other breeds, and can be worsened by the effects of hot weather.
Last updated: October 27, 2021