If you want to take your pet on an outdoor adventure, then hitting a Wisconsin state park is a good option for you.


Pets Are Truly Our Best Friends 

You know how the old saying goes... "dogs are man's best friends." You can update it with "pets are human's best friends." That statement is so true. Our animals are a part of our family. We take care of them and they do the same for us. The relationship between people and their pets has gone to the next level. I remember growing up we would take our dog on a walk or maybe down to the park but that was about it. Nowadays, people will take their pets anywhere and everywhere. That's why it's important to find places that allow animals.

Food stamps for Pets

Pet-Friendly State Parks In Wisconsin

I did some research and I'm happy to report there are many pet-friendly state parks in Wisconsin. In fact, most of them are. They are featured in designated areas like trails, beaches, fields, swim areas, picnic grounds, and more. You can have some serious outdoor fun with your best friend. For a full list, HERE.

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Rules For Dogs In Wisconsin State Parks

Even though most Wisconsin state parks are pet friendly, there are still some rules you must follow. It must be on a leash with a maximum length of eight feet (ticket issued for loose dog). Pets will be under your control at all times. Pick up the poop. Keep your pets away from high-traffic human areas. If you use commonsense, you should be okay.


Wisconsin State Park Is Home To Dog Training Area

According to dnr.wisconsin.gov, 

Richard Bong State Recreation Area has a designated area for teaching dogs to retrieve, point, flush and/or track game for the purpose of hunting or dog trial competition.


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For more info about pet-friendly state parks in Wisconsin, HERE.

LOOK: Here are the pets banned in each state

Because the regulation of exotic animals is left to states, some organizations, including The Humane Society of the United States, advocate for federal, standardized legislation that would ban owning large cats, bears, primates, and large poisonous snakes as pets.

Read on to see which pets are banned in your home state, as well as across the nation.

RANKED: Here Are the 63 Smartest Dog Breeds

Does your loyal pup's breed make the list? Read on to see if you'll be bragging to the neighbors about your dog's intellectual prowess the next time you take your fur baby out for a walk. Don't worry: Even if your dog's breed doesn't land on the list, that doesn't mean he's not a good boy--some traits simply can't be measured.

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