Seattle City Officials are doing a survey that will inform the next decades of policy for off-leash dogs in Seattle! It is urgently important that all dog owners take 10 minutes and COMPLETE IT TODAY! And tell your dog owning friends! Click here read more about the survey from seattle.gov.
We believe that, like Portland, New York City, San Francisco — the goal should be a place for a dog to run in every neighborhood. This will bring down incidents of ill-behaved dogs, and improve the lives of the voting humans, not to mention our dogs. COLA is... Read More
The Fremont Fair Dog Parade benefits COLA every year, and we were out today running registration for the parade and taking photos of some awesome costumes, and awesome dogs! It was a beautiful day, and we thank you all for your support. Full size photos are downloadable on... Read More
The dog owners of South Lake Union have been working hard for years for a new off-leash area for their booming neighborhood. With Amazon moving in, where employees can bring dogs to work, a boom in apartments has left this area without a place for pups to run!... Read More
A new design for Lower Smith Cove Park is being conceptualized thanks to a grant from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. An Off-Leash Area could be part of that design, and might even offer Seattle pups access to the waterfront. COLA has, and will continue to be, present at... Read More
Today we posted on Facebook asking who thinks we need another dog beach in Seattle, and BOOM — nearly 70 likes in the first hour, and comment after comment agreeing. Looks like a groundswell. Let’s do this! Post by COLA – Citizens for Off-Leash... Read More
On May 5th, 2015 Seattle Citizens for Off-Leash Areas took part in The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig event. This annual online event... Read More
COLA is the non-profit advocate for dog owners like you. For nearly 20 years, COLA has lobbied for every dog park Seattle has, managed the existing ones, and financially supplemented maintenance efforts. This year is going to be our most exciting yet! The Mayor and City Council have asked for a Off-Leash Master Plan! And we need your help!