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TONIGHT: Public Safety Town Hall

TONIGHT: Public Safety Town Hall

District 6 Supervisor Matt Dorsey will be hosting a Public Safety Town Hall at 1127 Market St San Francisco, CA 94103 on Monday, September 18th from 6-8 PM. District Attorney Brooke Jenkins and City Attorney David Chiu will be in attendance to discuss updates and...

Yappy Hour: Bow Wow Luau

Yappy Hour: Bow Wow Luau

๐ŸŒบ Join our Bow Wow Luau Yappy Hour on Aug 16, 2023! Hawaiian vibes, Mai Tais, and furry fun await. Don your best tropical outfit and letโ€™s paw-ty! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿน

August Adventures: Unleash Community Spirit with National Night Out, Clean ‘n Sweep, and More!

August Adventures: Unleash Community Spirit with National Night Out, Clean ‘n Sweep, and More!

Join us this August for an array of community events! From strengthening neighborhood unity at the National Night Out, supporting our park’s cleanliness with our Clean ‘n Sweep event, to participating in pivotal community discussions with the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. Dive in, make connections, and contribute to our vibrant local community.

How To Reduce Anxiety For Your Dog When Traveling In The Car

How To Reduce Anxiety For Your Dog When Traveling In The Car

Overcoming canine car anxiety is an important step to freely enjoy adventures with your furry friend. This guide provides essential tips from starting small with short trips to providing familiar comforts and ensuring safety during travel. Discover how patience, encouragement, and occasional treats can gradually change your dog’s perception of car journeys, transforming them into an exciting part of their adventure. Make your next road trip more enjoyable and stress-free for both you and your pet.

Volunteers Needed for Clean ‘n Sweep

Volunteers Needed for Clean ‘n Sweep

Join us for our monthly Dog Park clean ‘n sweep event! Help maintain our community’s favorite spot for furry friends and make it even more paw-some. Whether you’re contributing hands-on or donating, every bit helps. Make friends, have fun, and support our shared space. Your participation is key to keeping our Dog Park clean, green, and welcoming for all. Meet our Volunteer Leads Stephanie and Bill this July – we can’t wait to see you there!

Join Us For a Public Safety Town Hall Meeting – Making Our Neighborhood Safer, Together!

Join Us For a Public Safety Town Hall Meeting – Making Our Neighborhood Safer, Together!

Join us for a special Public Safety Town Hall Meeting on June 6th, 2023, at MoMoโ€™s. Connect with local safety agencies including our 311 department, SF Safe, and SFPD. Learn about their roles and participate in an informative exercise on effective communication with these agencies. Let’s work together to ensure our neighborhood remains safe and welcoming for everyone, including our furry friends!

Join June’s Clean ‘n Sweep

Join June’s Clean ‘n Sweep

Join us for a community-driven Clean ‘n Sweep at Rincon Hill Dog Park on June 3, 2023. This monthly volunteer event fosters community engagement, keeps our dog park pristine, and offers stress relief through a brand new weed wacker! Plus, don’t miss the success story of our Coffee with a Cop event – a testament to our strong, fit police force’s dedication and camaraderie. Special thanks to 388 Beale and Woodland’s for their contributions. Be part of these inspiring community events!

Two “Don’t Miss” Events This Week

Two “Don’t Miss” Events This Week

Sorry for the duplicate! We have been experiencing technical difficulties lately, but we are addressing them! A big thanks to everyone who joined us for last week's Yappy Hour! It was such a treat seeing all the dogs at play and our community coming together. Check...

Paws and Unwind: Yappy Hour at Rincon Hill Dog Park!

Paws and Unwind: Yappy Hour at Rincon Hill Dog Park!

Join us for an evening of tail-wagging fun at our Yappy Hour event at Rincon Hill Dog Park! With special treats for our four-legged friends and a chance for neighbors to mingle, it’s a community event you won’t want to miss.

Understanding Collapsing Trachea and Dog Collars

Understanding Collapsing Trachea and Dog Collars

The Pawsitively Purrfect Pair: Understanding Collapsing Trachea and Dog Collars Dogs are our faithful companions and bring so much joy to our lives. But just like us, they can sometimes experience health issues that require our attention. One of these issues is the...

Upcoming Clean ‘n Sweep & Housekeeping

Upcoming Clean ‘n Sweep & Housekeeping

The Scoop They poop it, you scoop it. To avoid any unpleasant feelings from your neighbors, please remember to pick up after your dog. We have a small group of folks who help by picking up after other dogs, but it would be greatly appreciated if dog caretakers could...

Exciting Updates & Can’t-Miss Events

Exciting Updates & Can’t-Miss Events

Open your calendar because this post is fully packed! Upcoming Events K9 Yappy Hour Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm The SFPD is excited to bring some of their K9 dogs to enjoy our park's lively atmosphere. Despite being understaffed, San Francisco's...

What’s Got Your Goat?

What’s Got Your Goat?

We've Got Your Goat Attention Rincon Hill Dog Park visitors! On Wednesday, March 8, 2023, a herd of goats will arrive at the park to clear weeds and brush from the slope. Caltrans will be managing them and we invite you to visit the park to see them in action and take...

Dog Park Security Survey

Dog Park Security Survey

As you may know, our dog park has been dealing with incidents of property destruction. To address this issue, we have been using a combo lock to limit access to the park. However, we have received mixed feedback from folks about the use of the lock. Some have reported...

Prong Collars in Dog Training: Debating Safety, Effectiveness, and Risks

Prong Collars in Dog Training: Debating Safety, Effectiveness, and Risks

Prong collars, also known as pinch collars or training collars, are often used in dog training to discourage undesirable behavior, such as pulling on the leash or jumping. These collars have metal prongs that pinch the dog's neck when the leash is pulled, causing...

Celebrate and Commune

Celebrate and Commune

Happy Pup-entine's Day! We wish you and your loved ones a pooch-a-licious evening. Commune with Us Join Captain Martin from Southern Station on Wednesday, February 15th, at 6 pm for the monthly community meeting at 1067 Folsom St (SF Institute of Esthetics and...

A Clean Pup is a Happy Pup: The Do’s and Don’ts of Washing Your Dog

A Clean Pup is a Happy Pup: The Do’s and Don’ts of Washing Your Dog

Dogs love to play and have fun, but all that running around can get them pretty dirty. That's why it's important to give them a bath every once in a while. But how often should you wash your dog, and what are the safest and healthiest products to use? And what can you...

Lock up – Clean up – Lock up

Lock up – Clean up – Lock up

I hope you and the pups have had a good start to the new year! You may have noticed the park has taken some pretty big hits from the storm, and we are addressing them slowly but surely (surface and trees). However, some of the damage is from humans. The gate needs to...

Park Reminders

Park Reminders

Happy Holidays!n We're wishing you a warm, wonderful holiday season! Just wanted to chat about the gate lock and a couple of other things. It's realllly crucial that we keep the gate locked for now. Folks have been leaving the gate unlocked, putting the combo lock in...

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global movement that unleashes generosity's power. Rincon Hill Dog Park is a neighborhood park maintained by volunteers and relies on donations. Your gift today will help us maintain and improve the park in the coming year. Join us this...

Play it Again, Sam!

Play it Again, Sam!

We had so much fun at the last yappy hour that we decided to do it again! Join us for drinks and snacks on Wednesday, November 16, 5:30 pm - 7 pm Of course, we'll have healthy and yummy treats for the pups, compliments of Woodland's Pet Shop. We are crossing our...

Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice

If you have questions or comments regarding the safety of the park and how the Navigation Center has been set up to support the park, please join this meeting: Meeting Notice and Agenda of the Port's Southern Advisory Committee (SAC)n DATE: Wednesday, October 26th,...

Fireworks Pupdate & Pawty Time

Fireworks Pupdate & Pawty Time

Fireworks Alert Tips to Prepare your pup: Play white noise or soothing music Take them on a long walk before the fireworks begin Offer comfort and love Be sure your dog has on their tag and tracking device in case they run Keep your windows closed Play with a squeaky...

Love Our City Cleanup Event

Love Our City Cleanup Event

District 6 is getting some love this Saturday! Our dog park is part of the effort... Volunteer at any of the neighborhood beautification days to keep San Francisco beautiful through landscaping and gardening projects, graffiti removal and litter cleanup in our...

Coyote Sighting: Hang on to Your Pups

Coyote Sighting: Hang on to Your Pups

We've had a report of a coyote which may have been behind the fence that surrounds the leg of the bridge. We will file a report with the Animal Care & Control to report it. Below is information obtained from the SFACC website: The Seasons San Franciscans share...

We Beg You….

Now that we have a combination lock on the gate, we need your assistance with a couple of things: 1) Please lock the gate when you come and go; if it is unlocked when you arrive, lock it. 2) Scramble the combination numbers, so people without the code don't see it....

Have No Fear, the Combo Lock is Here!

Have No Fear, the Combo Lock is Here!

Depending on the time of day and situation, you may arrive to find the park locked. However, we will provide you with the code you can share with other parkgoers. This temporary fix will remain in place until we work everything out. As they say, it takes a village,...

Locked Park & Halloween party

Locked Park & Halloween party

Well folks, we have a situation, but we're working on it! First things firstโ€ฆ We locked the park today in a rushed manner because we were having a problem with a woman who has been terrorizing park goers lately. The Homelessness and Supportive Housing team spoke with...

Water Shutdown & Add Back Money

Water Shutdown & Add Back Money

Whelp, we've come up with a solution to discourage the misuse of our park by visitors without dogs. The water fountains are being turned off. This really stinks for the dogs, but it's important to keep them safe from possible contaminates left over by the folks who...

Get Ready for the Fashion Show

Get Ready for the Fashion Show

This Sunday, August 21st at 1 pm we're hosting a Doggie Fashion Show at Sunday Streets SoMA! We hope you'll join in the fun by dressing your pup in a fabulous, runway slaying look that will wow our judges and spectators. We'll also have a selection of costumes to...

Sunday Streets SOMA is Coming

Sunday Streets SOMA is Coming

Some serious fun is coming to the streets in our neighborhood! If you've been in our neck of the woods for a bit, you may remember the last one where we hosted a fabulous doggie fashion show. Everyone who was anyone had their dog strutting their stuff down the runway....

Neighborhood Spirit ๐Ÿ’–

Neighborhood Spirit ๐Ÿ’–

The Woodlands Pet Shop is pleased to host a Hawaiian-themed pet Social to benefit the Rincon Hill Dog Park. We need volunteers to help out at the park's table. If you have one hour or more to spend with us helping out we would greatly appreciate it. Please email...

It’s Pawty Time!

It’s Pawty Time!

๐ŸŒบJoin us at Woodlands Pet Shop for a Hawaiian-themed pet Social to benefit the Rincon Hill Dog Park. They will be raffling off many wonderful packages for people and pets during the event to raise awareness and money* for our park. Saturday, June 18th, 10 am - 2 pm...

Around the Bay Fireworks Alert

Around the Bay Fireworks Alert

Just received this information regarding oooh's and awe's around the bay... Tips to Prepare your pup: Play white noise or soothing music Take them on a long walk before the fireworks begin Offer comfort and love Be sure your dog has their tag and tracking device on...

Dogs in Need & Fireworks Alert

Dogs in Need & Fireworks Alert

Mishka Cakes has been very generous to our dog park over the years. The owner has donated many of her gorgeous, and I'm sure delicious, dog cakes to our fundraisers. Today, though, we spoke and found out that she and her team have been working around the clock baking...

Doggie Daycare & Boarding Interview

Doggie Daycare & Boarding Interview

Melissa Hartman, a reporter from the San Francisco Examiner, is writing a story about the efforts that we dog owners go through to properly care for our pups. She's hoping to find folks to specifically speak to in regard to doggie daycare and doggie boarding. She...

Sit. Stay… Alert

Sit. Stay… Alert

We have a report of a homeless woman who is part of an encampment at the corner of Bryant and Main. She has a Pitbull that has deep tan coloring and full ears. The woman is coherent and seems very concerned for her dog, and others, but she wasn't being attentive and...

Firework Alert

Firework Alert

Get ready for the upcoming SF Giants fireworks display on: Friday, April 29th from approx 9:30 pm until 9:40. They'll be seen and heard over the Bay coming from Oracle Park. Tips to Prepare your pup: Play white noise or soothing music Take them on a long walk before...

Save Our Park Fundraiser

Save Our Park Fundraiser

Rincon Hill Dog Park needs your help. As you may or may not know, the park is volunteer-funded and run. Once the pandemic started we began paying a service to clean it instead of having our monthly clean 'n sweeps. The money we've saved over the years is running out...

Upcoming Clean ‘n Sweep…

Upcoming Clean ‘n Sweep…

Boy, do we have some treats for you and the pups! One of our favorite neighboring companies, DocuSign has a culture of giving back and asked if they can help clean and do some tasks around our dog park! Big furry paw props to The East Cut for making it happen!...

A Rather Large Bird Told me…

A Rather Large Bird Told me…

Our beloved park has made it to the 10-year mark! Woohoo! It's hard to believe that we've been up and running, literally, for a decade. In dog years, we'll be turning 70 ๐Ÿคช on the 12th but, let's keep it simple. February is the time of year when we celebrate our loved...

We Have Something For You!

We Have Something For You!

On December 16, 2011, Rincon Hill Dog Park celebrated its "soft opening"! It was a magical day for everyone involved. Our precious park took --a village-- to come to fruition. We will be fur-ever grateful to Marty Coressel and Josh Wolf for coming up with the idea and...

The Holidays Are Here!

The Holidays Are Here!

It's such a lovely time of year and we have much to be thankful for. The sunset was particularly gorgeous this evening with a glowy pink sky over the park. It's a pleasure to walk around our neighborhood and breathe in the fresh air of the bay. ๐Ÿ’ We'd like to give...

Beyond the Pail

Oh yea, baby! This is a srsly sexy post... So, we're having a lil issue with getting our poop pail picked up in a timely manner. The good news is that we can tell by the load of you-know-what that our park is in high demand ๐ŸŽ‰ The even better news is that we are...

Pooch Participation Requested

Pooch Participation Requested

The folks from Loyal reached out to us to see if any of the dogs in our community would like to participate in an aging study. Cellular Longevity Inc, dba Loyal is working to develop therapies that treat the underlying causes of aging in dogs. If interested, reach out...

It’s Gonna Be A Blast…

It’s Gonna Be A Blast…

Now that we have your attention๐Ÿ˜ we wanted to wish you a wonderful July 4th weekend! May your eyes be dazzled by the fireworks and your earplugs handy on the nightstand. ๐ŸŽ† This weekend there will surely be loud sounds at strange times, so it's a good idea to assess...

The Challenge Was Met!

The Challenge Was Met!

Wow! The neighborhood really came together on this donation challenge. Yep, the park raised over $3500! There are no words for how much this means to all of the volunteers and to the park itself. We've put the money into the bank and it will be used towards the...

It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

As you know, we are a volunteer-based park which means that there is a lot of puppy love that goes into keeping it running smoothly. People like you dedicate hours and hours of their lives making sure that all of the big and little details of the park get taken care...

A Little Birdie Told Me…

A Little Birdie Told Me…

There may be a wave of giardia going around in the neighborhood so, it's best if you do a little Googling to find out about it. Below are some quick insights to get you started. Symptoms Can Include Vomiting Sudden onset of foul-smelling diarrhea Blood in the stool...

Brownie Points

Brownie Points

Hey Friends! If you're reading this, you probably know that we are a volunteer-based park and not a regular park that has simply existed all these years. We fought for this park, so for the oldies-but-goodies in the hood--it's our baby! We, as in you, need to keep an...

Anything is Paw-sible!

Oh yeah, this week DPW came through and handled some serious doggie business! Thank you SF Public Works! ๐Ÿ’™ The latches for the small dog park have been repaired and ready for playtime ๐Ÿ’ฆ ๐Ÿ’™ The scorched bulletin board has been removed ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿ’™ The crazy amounts of debris...

Park Updates for 4/5/2021

Thank you for your continued patronage of the Rincon Hill Dog Park ๐Ÿพ We love seeing all of the pups playing around and having a good time. We wanted to inform you of a few issues that have come up: โœ” The latch on the small dog park has been tampered with and we cannot...

The Scoop on Poop Bags ‘n More

Today, Ray Nyden from Pawtrero Bathhouse & Feed Co. went over to the park to refill the poop bag stations and found 2 of them missing ๐Ÿ˜ณ We just ordered the replacements and they should arrive soon. Later we swung by the park to check on the situation and found...

Save Esprit Park From Artificial Turf and Fenced Enclosures

One of our neighboring parks needs our help. It's the Espirit Park in the Dogpatch. If you're interested in helping please follow the instructions below... Write: Deadline Tuesday, 2/16. Take 10 minutes to write a note to recpark.commission@sfgov.org,...

A Challenge for You!

A Challenge for You!

Whoa! We've been blown away by the generosity you've shown us since the email went out about our donation request. Thank you so much for all of the love and sweet notes that have been pouring in ๐Ÿ’™ We just received an offer from an anonymous donor for a $1 for $1 match...

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Bow Wow! What a year, right? Can I get a hallelujah that it's almost over?! Well, before it ends we wanted to take a moment to thank you for visiting the park (when we were allowed to) and for keeping it a special place for the pups ๐Ÿพ Over the last few months we tried...

๐Ÿฆ Mountain Lion Alert ๐Ÿฆ

๐Ÿฆ Mountain Lion Alert ๐Ÿฆ

UPDATE-- THE MOUNTAIN LION HAS BEEN FOUND AND RELEASED BACK TO IT'S HABITAT. Be mindful while walking your pets outside that there is a mountain lion wandering around SF. ๐Ÿพ After dark, it is especially dangerous! "It's highly unusual behavior for mountain lions who...

The Lock and The Lion

The Lock and The Lion

So, there's good news and bad news... ๐ŸฆThe good news is that the mountain lion was found today and he's being taken back to his neighborhood in the wilderness. ๐Ÿ”’The bad news is that there is a lock on the dog park gate and we can't access it until we hear back from...

Press Release – Supervisor Haney

Press Release – Supervisor Haney

May 13, 2020 Contact: Courtney McDonald, Office of Supervisor Haney courtney.mcdonald@sfgov.org, 858-663-0564 *** PRESS RELEASE*** San Francisco โ€“ This morning, trucks arrived in Rincon Hill to unload hundreds of goats to aid in weed-control near the Rincon...

COVID-19 Park Closure

The Rincon Hill Dog Park is closing until May 3rd or until we hear some new information. We would love to use our Facebook and Instagram accounts to see fun things that you're doing with your pups while we shelter-in-place. Please post videos, pics and fun ideas that...

Wanna Make a Difference?

We have a Clean 'n Sweep in the morning, Sunday 2/23 from 10 am to 12 pm. We could really use some helping hands to pick up litter, sweep, and possibly do some weeding. As you know, we're volunteer-supported so we do need you!

Clean ‘n Sweep is Sunday, Jan. 26th

Clean ‘n Sweep is Sunday, Jan. 26th

Every month neighborhood volunteers join together to maintain the beloved Rincon Hill Dog Park. It's from 10 am - 12 pm, however, you only need to spend 20 minutes to make a difference. Feel free to invite your friends and neighbors. The main volunteer team will...

Yappy Hour is Coming Up

Yappy Hour is Coming Up

The Rincon Hill Dog Park Yappy Hour is Wednesday, Nov. 20th. Meet us at the park from 5:30 pm - 7 pm for refreshments and pup (and cat) bags from Pawtrero! Mix and mingle with your neighbors and pups.

Extended Park Closure

Have you been by the Rincon Hill Park today? It's gorgeous! New landscaping, bushes and a brand new surface! Hooray to the Dept. of Public Works for doing this for us. That said, the surface needs more time to dry, so it will reopen on Tuesday. Hang in there beautiful...

Good Stuff

Good Stuff

Join us tomorrow, Sunday, 9/29 2019! We could really use your support to get the park cleaned up. Please show up between 10 am - 12 pm to pitch in. Good news! We got the thumbs up to resurface the park, so the pups will be very happy soon. Save-the-Date: Wed., Oct....

Pets and the 4th of July

Pets and the 4th of July

San Francisco Animal Care & Control is asking pet guardians to keep pets indoors, in a quiet, secure, escape-proof room, during 4th of July celebrations. Fireworks can be terrifying for animals, and the 4th of July can be a busy time for animal shelters taking in...

Thanks to Public Works!

Thanks to Public Works!

Did you see some orange jackets in the park today? The SF Department of Public Works came by today with volunteers to do some site improvements around the dog park. We want to thank them for keeping us in mind and helping out! Here are some pics of the team...

๐Ÿณโ€๐ŸŒˆ Pet Parade Tips ๐Ÿณโ€๐ŸŒˆ

Unless youโ€™re participating in a dog-friendly or pet-specific parade, bringing your dog to a parade can be risky. Parades are often loud and crowded, which can make animals very uncomfortable. Your dog might get so frightened that it slips its collar and tries to run...

Who Got a Makeover?

We did! Let's give a round of applause to DPW's Bureau Urban Forestry Team, The East Cut and the Office of the Mayor's Fix-It Team. The staff and volunteers in this group effort pitched in and fixed our gate, weeded, cleared trash and mulched. Just sayin' --they...

Yappy Hour

What a fun evening! We met several new dogs and one in particular named Ash. He's a puppy and a welcome addition into the fold. Look at this face! A giant thanks to Ray from Pawtrero for coming out and passing out goodie bags filled with healthy and delicious treats....

A Big Holiday Thank You!

A Big Holiday Thank You!

Since the launch of our new donation option, we have been delighted to see your generous gifts arriving to our inbox. 501c3 receipts are on their way. If your company offers matching donations, our dog park could benefit greatly. We have a thoughtful team who have...

Saturday 12/15 Clean ‘n Sweep

Saturday 12/15 Clean ‘n Sweep

Well, Folks looks like rain on Sunday, so we're switching our Clean 'n Sweep to tomorrow, Saturday 12/15. 10am -12pm We need all hands on deck since last month we were smoked out. Please remember, the park is volunteer-based. If you use the park, please help out. It's...

Join Us for Clean n’ Sweep

Join Us for Clean n’ Sweep

Sunday 10/28/2018 10 am until 12 pm Join our group of volunteers who help maintain our beloved park!

What To Do When You Find a Needle

The Department of Health (DPH) has contracted with the SF AIDS Foundation to have a team pick up needles throughout the city.  Residents/neighbors can text them a picture and the location and they will send a team out.  The number is 1-415-810-1337

Dog Day Notion or Donation

We have some good things in store for you and your pooch! Each year Pawtrero puts on the largest pet street fair in San Francisco. There's a photo booth, caricature artist, costume contest, DJ, Delancy Street BBQ and over 30 pet vendors. Also, you can cuddle with and...

The Women of Water and Compassionate People

You may have noticed the trees lining the park these days. They didn't pop up out of nowhere, they were given to us by the city. With that came the responsibility of watering them twice a week for the next two years...yes, two years. Luckily, we had two lovely ladies...

SPECIAL: District 6 City Event

I know, I know, two volunteer events in one weekend! But what can we say? We just received word that there's a D6 Community Clean Team event happening and they want to focus on OUR PARK! Come show your love on Saturday, Aug. 18 between 9:30 am and noon! Bring you...

Wowf! Busy Week at the Park

Two fun events this week, friends! Wednesday night, we have Yappy Hour with so many vendors! Sunday is our Clean'n Sweep with so many volunteers.....right? Yes, that means YOU! Meet us at the park for one or both events. You can check out our website events page for...

Big Week with VIPS at the Park

Where to begin...this week we have 4 important happenings that you won't want to miss!  Yappy Hour is on Wednesday,  Sept. 26th at 5:30 pm and starting at 6 pm until 7:30, SFMTA Staff Elizabeth Chen and Daniel Sheeter will be at the park...

A Big Thank You to the Street Parks & Clean Team Volunteers

A Big Thank You to the Street Parks & Clean Team Volunteers

Wow! We cannot thank the city enough for organizing all of the wonderful people who helped make our park gorgeous over the weekend.  The Dept of Urban Forestry came out and planted trees and Street Parks & Clean Team weeded, swept and made the park...

Park Updates, Sunday Streets and Fun Stuff

Park Updates, Sunday Streets and Fun Stuff

Whoa! Have you been by the park lately? You gotta see what's new! You're in luck because Yappy Hour is this week on Wednesday night from 5:30 pm - 7 pm. Come down for some people and doggie treats. Have a look-see at all of the new trees and effort the Clean Team...

Dog Lover Volunteers Needed for Event

Sunday Streets Comes to 2nd & Folsom August 19th. The Rincon Hill Dog Park is participating in a Fashion Show for Dogs and we need volunteers. If you can spare 1-2 hours of your time, it'd be much appreciated. Email Shelley Here If you prefer to participate come...

Sunday Streets Hits Folsom (Volunteers Needed)

I bet you've been asking yourself, "what can I do to help my neighborhood?", right? You can volunteer!! That's right, we need volunteers to take an hour or two to help out during the Sunday Streets event on August 19th. We have a few people committed and we need...

Sunday-Funday with a Free Gift

We need you--that's right--YOU (yea, reading this) to come down to the park on Sunday, July 29th from 10am-12pm for at least 20 minutes to pull some weeds, pick up a bit 'o garbage and tidy up. For helping out, you get a FREE volunteer t-shirt! It's our stylishly...

Yappy Hour is Approaching!

Hey lil Puppers and Family, we have some fun in store for you. Wed. 7/25/18 from 5:30 - 7 pm we have a Yappy Hour with special guests. Of course, Pawtrero will be there doling out fun gift bags for cats and dogs. Also, a big round of applause (a-paws) for them always...

Yappy Hour and Clean ‘n Sweep Update

Yappy Hour and Clean ‘n Sweep Update

We have a couple fun things coming your way. Wed. 6/20 from 5:30- 7pm is our monthly Yappy Hour and we'll have our favorite team of pawty people in the park. Pawtrero  PlayPal The RHDP Volunteer team We just ask you to come with a smile and bring your pooch with...

Clean ‘n Sweep Rincon Hill Dog Park

Clean ‘n Sweep Rincon Hill Dog Park

Sunday, June 24th from 10 am - 12 pm As you know, every month neighbors join together to maintain our precious dog park. We've also posted details on Facebook and Nextdoor, so you can share it with your friends and neighbors. Please join us--for at least 20...

Who’s Coming to Yappy Hour?

Who’s Coming to Yappy Hour?

You are! Oh yea! We cannot wait for you to join all of the festivities down at the park. We've got the usual motley crew of pups and peops all waiting for snacks and drinks. Wednesday, May 30th from 5:30 - 7 pm you can find all of the cool San Franciscans at...

UPDATED DATE – Clean ‘n Sweep Rincon Hill Dog Park

UPDATED DATE – Clean ‘n Sweep Rincon Hill Dog Park

Sunday, May 20th from 10 am - 12 pm As you know, every month neighbors join together to maintain our precious dog park. We've also posted details on Facebook and Nextdoor, so you can share it with your friends and neighbors. Please join us--for at least 20...

Spear Street Paw-up Party Recap and Lucky Winner Announcement!

Many thanks to those of you who came out to support us, along with all of the wonderful vendors on Saturday. The East Cut was incredibly kind to invite us to participate in such a cool event. These events are making our neighborhood feel like a real community and I,...

Pawty Pics from Yappy Hour

A special birthday shout out to Dog Walker Extraordinaire, Krista Wardell. Thank you for inviting all of your friends to celebrate at the park during Yappy Hour. Way cool! Thanks to Pawtrero, Weruva Food, the Honest Kitchen for bringing yummy snacks for peops and...

Dog Park Openers & Closers Needed

Dog Park Openers & Closers Needed

As you know, Rincon Hill Dog Park  is a city park with a team of volunteers who open and close the park every day. We've had a great team so far, but with people moving around to different neighborhoods, etc. we need to build up our database of willing...

Lookout for Fun Vendors this Yappy Hour

April 25th from 5:30 - 7 pm we have some new, fun vendors! Bring your dogs to sniff out the situation. Weruva is coming with yummy dry dog food samples. Beau Bakery is offering delicious vegan dog treats. PlayPal will show you the benefits of their super cool app...

Clean and Sweep Not One, But Two! Let’s Rock it Out!

Clean and Sweep Not One, But Two! Let’s Rock it Out!

You may have noticed, danced around or prayed for the rain...whatever you did worked! So, as a special treat in April, we are not holding one Clean 'n Sweep, but TWO!  Join us on Sunday April 8th and the 29th to weed, clip and sweep the park. Our dogs are going...

Sunday Missing Dog Search Party

Sunday Missing Dog Search Party

We need folks to come out and help look for Walter. Please text 925-899-9114 Let's pull together as a community and have a successful outcome.

3rd Friday: Neighborhood Night Market–Dog Friendly

3rd Friday: Neighborhood Night Market–Dog Friendly

Come one, come all to shop til you drop with your pooch in tow. Friday, March 16, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM 302 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2303 For vendor info and to register, click here On Friday, March 16th (St. Patrickโ€™s Day Eve) an indoor night market...

Big Turn Out This Weekend

Big Turn Out This Weekend

Even after a spectacular Chinese New Year parade, people got themselves up & at-um for the Clean 'n Sweep this morning. We should have parades every Saturday night if it brings a crowd to the park like today! Thanks to all of you for a beautiful day in the...

Clean and Sweep News Year of the Dog & This Weeks Updates

Clean and Sweep News Year of the Dog & This Weeks Updates

Happy Lunar New Year! How appropriate for us that it is the year of the Dog? Loyalty and sincerity seems to be a common thread among dogs and dog people. Yappy Hour was really fun this past Wednesday. Check out the party pics below. Thanks again to Ray from...

February Yappy Hour

February Yappy Hour

Join us for Yappy Hour on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 5:30 PM - 7 PM We've heard through the grapevine that we may have a couple special guests joining in the fun to get to know the residents in our district. Let's mix, mingle and make new friends. It's a...

Clean ‘n Sweep with Special Guest

Clean ‘n Sweep with Special Guest

What a bright and beautiful Sunday, such a nice day to be outside breathing the fresh air of the bay. Thanks to everyone who volunteered after the rain brought vibrant green, bushy weeds...they were gorgeous to look at. We had a special guest join us, Matt Haney who...

Raindrops Are Falling on my Head

Raindrops Are Falling on my Head

Due to the rainy forecast, we are canceling Yappy Hour tomorrow, Wed., 1/24/18 AND this means that we'll have MORE weeds to pull on Sunday during our Clean 'n Sweep. Woohoo! We'll be sure to have tons of fun together then. Every month, neighbors join to maintain our...

New Year, New Yappy Hour

New Year, New Yappy Hour

Join us for a fun evening of nibbles and drinks sponsored by Pawtrero and Weruva Dog Food. We will have people food and doggie bags! Bring your dogs, sense of humor and your neighbors! We have a lot to celebrate in 2018. Behind the scenes, we've been diligently...

November Yappy Hour

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, from 5:30 pm - 7 pm  Come down to the Dog Park for fun evening of socializing with the neighbors and pets. This is a great time to catch up on the latest goss' and get in touch with others. Drinks and food will be provided.  If you...

Yappy Hour Hit Record Numbers

Yappy Hour Hit Record Numbers

Whoa! Tonight's Yappy Hour was the best one yet! Thanks to all of the volunteers who organized it and Ray from Pawtrero...do I say it enough? WE LOVE YOU RAY! A special thanks to Jen for donating food and wine. Even the dogs thanked you as they were jumping up...

Found Dog – Need to Locate Owner

Found Dog – Need to Locate Owner

Anyone know who this lil doggie belongs to? It's heading to the Animal Care and Control now. The dog was found wearing a leopard print sweater and running in the Benioff Children's Hospital parking lot. Please share

NOTICE: PARK MAINTENANCE CLOSURE

NOTICE: PARK MAINTENANCE CLOSURE

There are plans to close the park from 7 PM-2:30 PM Monday, 12/10 and Tuesday, 12/11 to put material down to shore up the gap in the fence along the slope of the large dog park. Please bear with us as we make Rincon Hill Dog Park the best, and safest, place for dogs...

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