Dog park opens; Grover Hoffman is first known user

Paws ‘n Play Dog Park (17551 Chicago Avenue) officially opened on September 17, 2017. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

Opening Day photos submitted by Barbara and Paul Hoffman

by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (September 17, 2018) – Though Lansing’s long-awaited dog park opened at dawn this morning, it was hours later that its first furry members arrived and buzzed in.

Grover Hoffman explores the path around the inside of the large dog area of Paws ‘n Play Dog Park. (Photo: Barbara and Paul Hoffman)
“Hooray, hooray, and bark, bark. We love it. Thank you Lansing,” said the Hoffmans on Opening Day at Lansing’s new dog park. (Photo: Barbara and Paul Hoffman)