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“2nd Time to a Dog Park Ever, 1st time at a Beach Dog Park in the O.C.”

Best Friend Dog Park
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Reviewed 3 October 2011

I have only been to one other dog park in the O.C and that was at the Bark Park in Costa Mesa, Ca. That one was okay, it had a small gated area for smaller/older dogs n bigger gated area for larger dogs. It had patchy dirt grass n is okay. I give it 3/5 stars. Compared to that dog park the Huntington Beach Dog Park was great!

I was nervous about letting my Jack Russell/Maltese Mix run around with out a leash because he is difficult to catch when unleashed. Lol. Parking may be a problem, is meter parking until 6 pm I think. They have free doggie bags their too right before u walk down into the beach. Very convenient too since I forgot some doggie bags!

I have to say, there were a lot of dogs there running around unleashed n leashed having a blast! Tons of dogs running into the water n having a ball. My dog Dexter was having a great time there n me and boyfriend definetely could tell. He looked so happy meeting other dogs n sniffing everything. It was great 5o take a nice walk on the beach. There were no bad experiences here. Everyone we mingled with n my dog mingled with was very friendly n considerate of others. I highly recommend going to this dog park. We all had a great time! Dexter can't wait to go back :)

2  Thank barbaradexter1
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Reviewed 15 January 2011

This morning, as most mornings, I take my dogs to Huntington Beach Dog Park in Huntington Beach, California. I used to go to this dog park 12 years ago when my older dog was young and need a lot of room to run. He is an old guy now but the puppy needs the room to run and play.
This is the worse dog park ever. People bring dog treats in and all the dogs go crazy. I have had three people try to hit or kick my dog. The craziest fat lady this morning chased my dog and was hitting him with her dogs leash and she was trying to kick him as well. I said stop numerous times we are leaving. He is just a puppy. She is screaming at my dog saying he is attacking her 80lb yellow lab. I said he is not attacking your dog. Look he is licking. see he is licking your dog. She proceeded to again try to beat him with her leash and screaming at him. She then threatened me.
These people should not own dogs. The rules state that if someone thinks there dogs are attacking you need to leave. So if you like to deal with crazy people who are obnoxious and there dogs growl at your dogs and then blame your puppy for attacking there dogs this is the place for you. If you want to have a nice time and enjoy palying with your dog and having your dog enteract with other dogs I would find some place else to go.

6  Thank mel2341
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Reviewed 17 April 2006

HB has Dog Beach, a Bark Park and then a restaurant that caters to pooches and people called the Park Bench Cafe. They are all within 5 minutes of eachother.
At the dog beach the dogs can run off leash at the water line. It is just north of the pier. AT the bark park large dogs are seperated from small dogs. At the Park Bench Cafe they have a doggie menu, the Canine Cuisine and have several dog rescue groups that really make this place fun. It is outdoor patio dining!
Gotta love HB!

8  Thank ihave2dogs
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