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Mission Viejo Dog Park

Dog Parks offer an excellent recreational place for bonding with your dog. As a pet owner, it would be sad to keep your pet inside your house. Dogs, just like humans, need to indulge in activities so that they won’t feel bored. This is one reason why our pets need to go out and have a fun run or walk with you, of course!

Mission Viejo’s La Paws Dog Park is open to the public, especially to your beloved furry friends. You can find this lovely Park at 25100 Felipe Road, south of Gilleran Park. This 6-acre dog park has a 3-acre slope and 3 acres of grass area where dogs can run and play with other dogs. Also, ample parking space is available to all park users.

Park Features

The Park is made of artificial turf which is specifically designed to create a minimal impact on the environment. Also, it’s made to suit for dogs so they can enjoy the Park in its fullest.

La Paws Dog Park has three dog play areas. The largest area is 1.5-acre wide, and the smallest area is about 0.1 acres, which is dedicated to single owner use. Its third area is 0.5 acres. There’s ample parking with 40 car parking spaces. You can also find a plaza for special events and a walking trail.

General Rules and Regulations at the Dog Park

  • You’re responsible for the actions of your dog(s). Use of the Park is at you and your pet’s own risk.
  • All dogs must have updated vaccinations and must wear a dog tag.
  • Dogs should be spayed or neutered.
  • The dog owner shall remove and correctly dispose of all dog waste.
  • In the parking area, the walking trail and the event plaza, all dogs must stay leashed.
  • The owner of the dog shall at all times maintain control of the dog(s).
  • The single-owner dog run is for use by a single owner or custodian. Please limit the use of the single-owner run to 30 minutes if other users wish to use the facility.
  • Dog owners must be responsible for their dogs and make sure that they’re not left unattended.
  • The dog owner/custodian holds responsible for all damages or injuries caused by his/her dog(s) to the Park. This rule applies without limitations and not limited to infrastructure, fencing, turf, plantings, and irrigation.
  • In cases of dog bites, please report the incident immediately to the Mission Viejo Animal Services at 949-470-3045.

What is Prohibited at the Dog Park?

  • Aggressive behavior
  • Food
  • Pregnant, in heat, or lactating dogs.
  • Professional dog training sessions and other commercial purposes.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Abandonment of animals. This is punishable by law.
  • Bringing in more than three dogs.
  • Minors aged 13 and below without a parent or guardian.
  • Puppies under the age of four months.

Dog Park Schedules

La Paws Dog Park opens daily from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM. However, the Park may sometimes be closed due to adverse weather conditions or turf maintenance.

From time to time, the areas where dogs can run may be closed for maintenance. Every Thursday, this dog park closes from 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM for weekly turf maintenance.

While we have many recreational activities to relax and destress, your dogs deserve the same. Thanks to the La Paws Dog Park, your furbabies will undoubtedly love going outside and meet new friends.


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