Dog Park Dash is building more than 100 dog parks across Tennessee.

The Boyd Foundation is giving away $25,000 grants to communities to build dog parks across the state of Tennessee starting in 2018! Your community could even win the $100,000 grand prize.

2018 Dog Park Dash Winners

  • Athens - Parks and Recreation
  • Bolivar
  • Bristol
  • Brownsville
  • Camden
  • Chattanooga - Division of Open Spaces
  • Cleveland
  • Crossville
  • Decatur County Chamber of Commerce
  • Dyersburg
  • Erwin
  • Friends of Pickwick Landing Park
  • Gallatin
  • Greeneville - Parks and Recreation
  • Henderson
  • Humboldt
  • Jefferson Co. - CARE
  • Jonesborough
  • Kingston - Parks and Recreation
  • Lakeland
  • Lawrenceburg
  • Lewisburg
  • Manchester - Parks and Recreation
  • McKenzie
  • McMinnville
  • Memphis
  • Milan
  • Morristown
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Murfreesboro
  • PETWORKS Kingsport Animal Services
  • Rogersville
  • Spring City
  • Spring Hill
  • Union County
  • White House

$100,000 Grand Prize Winner: Jackson, TN

We want to become the nation's most pet-friendly state. Here's why:

Dog parks build a unique space for relationships to grow.

The relationships between people and their pets—the way they interact, live, play—all start with a common space. We all engage each other better when the ground we walk on isn’t so different.

We want to become the nation's most pet-friendly state. Here's why:

Dog parks foster a place for communities to come together.

That is the impact of a dog park in your community. Strong relationships form, and socialization becomes more than a word—it becomes a reality that unifies us, our dogs, and our communities.

We want to become the nation's most pet-friendly state. Here's why:

We believe in taking care of others and ourselves.

As more dog parks pop up, the health and wellness of those around us suddenly increases, and a few more smiles show up in the places we live.

Your Stories Inspire Our Efforts

Pup Tails: Knoxville Edition

Kate Ambos,
Knoxville, TN

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