Pet-owners in Sussex County are meeting tonight to explore the possibility of creating a park where dogs can run free.
Lewes Unleashed is the name of the coalition that’s forming to enlist southern Delaware residents to get behind the idea. Parks, including the state parks in Sussex County, currently require pets to be on a leash when on park property. Supporters say parks with fenced-in leash-free areas allow dogs more opportunities to run free, exercise, and become more social with other dogs and people. An organizational meeting of Lewes Unleashed is scheduled for tonight (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library.