The first park exclusively for dogs was acquired by the municipality of Nea Smyrni in Dexameni square, while in 2021 a second one is expected to be built in Olympiou square, near the cemeteries.
The park is located in Dexamenis square (Nikomideia & Ethnikis Stegi) is divided into two parts providing safety to both large and small animals. Meets the specifications of law 4235/14, is fenced with a special fence 1,60 meters high, has markings at the entrance and a floor with soil. It also has wooden and rubber constructions for toys (ascent, descent, balance) so that the animals can exercise and play safely. In the space there is fountain but also special buckets for the collection of dog feces.
"The harmonious coexistence of humans and animals, the love and care of our four-legged friends is for a city a sample of culture. A necessary condition for everyone to benefit from this park is to have responsibility and respect for the observance of the rules that were posted. We took the first step. We promise that there will be continuity, "he said the authorized Municipal Councilor, responsible for Urban fauna and flora of the Municipality of Nea Smyrni, Claire Deligianni.
The cleaning of the park, as informed by the municipality, will be regular while out of respect for the peace and quiet of the residents, signs were placed with the schedule of the park but also with instructions to the dog owners.