Campground Rules and Regulations for Dog and Pet Owners
- Pets should be on a short leash at all times and remain tied to a strong durable chain or rope that will not allow the pet to extend off the site in any direction.
- Pets should never be left unattended.
- Pets should always be on a short leash when walking them.
- All pet droppings shall be the responsibility of the pet owners.
- All pets should have a proper license with vaccinations on file at the office.
- If any pet is creating a disturbance or otherwise being a nuisance, the pet should be removed immediately per management.
- No more than two pets per site will be allowed.
- Visitors of seasonal and nonseasonal campers are not permitted to bring pets.
- No pets allowed in the camp store, game room, swimming/beach area, or bathroom facilities.
- Campground owner can deny any pets whatsoever into the campground.
- The following dog breed shall not be permitted entrance into the campground: pit bull.
- Pet owners are responsible for all actions of the pet.
These rules and regulations came about due to the following statistics:
- Each year, dogs bite more than 4.7 million Americans.
- Dog bites cause an average of 18 deaths per year.
- Of the 800,000 estimated dog
bite-related injuries requiring medical treatment per year, almost $165 million is spent treating them nationwide.
- Children comprise 60% of all dog bite victims compared to just 30% for adults. 73% were bitten on the face, neck, and head.
- The chance that a bite will require medical attention is 1-in-5.
- On average, 334,000 people a year visit hospital emergency rooms because of dog-related incidents.
- On average, 21,000 will visit medical offices or clinics.