The Jakarta Post
A golden retriever relaxes on synthetic grass at Paws, a dog park that recently opened at Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta. (Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading/File)
A new dog park, Paws, opened on Saturday at Gading Walk of North Jakarta's Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading.
Paws dog park has two play areas covered in synthetic grass, with the first catering to small dogs and the second to larger dogs. The play areas have an adjacent 9-by-3 meter swimming pool with a connecting access door for small dogs.
Dog owners and their furry friends share "quality time" at Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading's Paws dog park in North Jakarta. (Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading/File)
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Paws also offers a grooming service, a dog daycare service at an hourly rate and a dog hotel. The grooming service offers packages like Blow Dry, with rinse, drying and perfume after your pooch takes a dip in the pool, Express Grooming with shampoo, rinse and drying, and Basic Grooming with more comprehensive salon services.
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“Dog Day Care is important because dogs aren’t allowed to enter the mall area, so our visitors can bring their furry friends to Paws,” Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading center director Tommy L. said in a statement. "Now, people who want to visit our mall don’t need to leave their dogs at home.”
Paws provides separate facilities for small and large dogs, as well as a shared swimming pool. (Summarecon Mall Kelapa Gading/File)
Dog owners who want to leave their pets in the care of Paws must meet some requirements. For example, a maximum of two persons may accompany one dog and the owners must clean up after their pets.
The entrance fee for Paws starts from Rp 50,000 (US$3.55). (wir/kes)