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Evanston's Dog Beach is located just north of the Church Street launch facility, where Church St. meets the lake.
Visiting the vet this winter? Print and bring in the 2015 Cook County Animal & Rabies Ordinance Verification form, so you'll have it when it's time to purchase your dog beach pass. Look for the 2015 Dog Beach Pass application packet in February 2015.
7 am to 8 pm, April through November, weather permitting.
Admission is restricted to dog owners or handlers with a dog beach pass.
$60 Resident (60201 and 60202 only)
Starting August 1, half-price
Requirements to obtain a Dog Beach Pass
The Cook County Animal and Rabies Control Ordinance requires that there is written proof (on file with the operator of the Dog Park/Dog Beach) of an examination within the past year for any communicable diseases including:
- current vaccinations or titers (antibodies) for: Rabies, Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus, Bordetella (kennel cough) and Leptospirosis
- internal parasites as confirmed by a stool specimen
The dog must be currently licensed in Evanston or provide proof that the dog is licensed by the local government where the dog’s owner lives. If you have questions regarding these requirements, please call 847.448.4311 or contact Cook County Animal Control at 708.974.6140.
Dog Beach Video
From Sun-Times Media Group/Pioneer Press article - 12/2/12
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