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Alexa, who attended the event with her parents, Linda and Scott Shaver, brought their French mastiff, Nala, to the park where Alexa asked permission to pet other dogs. (Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner)

Going to the dogs

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The WAG Farms Dog Park was open to Cottage Grove dogs on Saturday. All were on leashes but those who lobbied for the park over the past five years hope it won't be long before the 14-acre site will be fenced and dogs can run off-leash.


Of the $14,000 needed for the fence, $4,000 has been raised so far, according to Dick Swanson, president of WAG Farms Dog Park Association and Ellen Edwards, past-president.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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