By KATIE BEVAN
A temporary Winter Dog Park will open in the Twin Lakes Recreation Area for the months of December, January and February.
The park was created with the help of the Columbia Fire Department for the safety of dogs and their owners during the winter months. The new park has a more shallow lake, so there is less risk of a dog falling through the ice. This also decreases the chances that an owner will be in a dangerous situation trying to rescue a dog.
Visit the GoColumbiaMo Parks blog for more information and a map of the temporary winter park area.