Online reservations now available!

Does your dog love to run? Our large play yard with agility equipment is available for people and their pooches to enjoy some one-on-one, off-leash fun.

  • To keep our play yard safe, reservations are limited to two dogs per adult handler.
  • Maximum number of dogs per reservation is ten (10).
  • Each reservation is private – just you and your dog(s).
  • Please plan to complete your online reservation no later than 5:00 pm the day prior.

We request a $10 donation per dog, per half hour.  NOTE: if bringing more than one dog just add the additional fee in the “Make a one-time donation” box on your reservation form.

Play Yard Rules and Release/Waiver of Liability


Tue – Sun (closed Monday)* | Summer Hours (May 1 – September 30) 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

*Weather dependent – the play yard will be closed in the event of heavy rain, thunder/lightning storms.

Sunday, August 1 – registration closed

Play Yard Closed on Mondays

Tuesday, August 3   Register

Wednesday, August 4   Register

Thursday, August 5   Register

Friday, August 6   Register

Saturday, August 7   Register

Sunday, August 8   Register

Additional dates/times coming soon!

Tue – Sun (closed Monday)* | Winter Hours (October 1 – December 15) 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*Weather dependent – the play yard will be closed in the event of snow/ice.

Any questions, please call 412.847.7035 or email Donna at

While on campus, please refrain from using our walking trails as they are designated for our staff/volunteers and canine shelter residents ONLY – thank you for your cooperation!