MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Dog owners who enjoy taking their four-legged friends to dog parks in Miami-Dade County can now let their dogs off their leashes.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has amended a county-wide Emergency Order, which allows for dogs to be off leash at dog parks.READ MORE: Earth Day 2021 Events And Freebies In South Florida
The updated amendment went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on August 6, 2020.
When the Mayor first reopened county parks under the New Normal Guidelines, dogs were required to remain on leashes at dog parks.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Partly Cloudy Earth Day, Scattered Storms Possible In The Afternoon
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Anyone in Miami-Dade County who is not following New Normal rules faces a civil offense, punishable with a $100 fine.MORE NEWS: Governor Ron DeSantis Sued Over Florida's New 'Anti-Riot' Law