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  • Advocating and educating the community about responsible dog ownership
  • Working with local vets and trainers
  • Supporting canine recreational programs and activities
  • Helping to maintain and expand Manchester's first community dog park



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"All my dogs have been scamps and thieves and troublemakers and I've adored them all."

-Helen Hayes


Manchester Dog Owners Group CT

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If you wish to contact MDOG in regards to a dog bite at the dog park, please call Manchester PD

Animal Control Office immediately at 

(860) 645-5516.

All other incidents or

concerns should be directed to or (860) 647-0119.  Please allow 48 hours for a response.


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volunteer policy

and waiver form




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To speak with someone about Manchester Dog Owners Group, Inc., please contact and (860) 647-0119


Manchester Dog Owners Group, Inc.

Board of Directors

President: Alysia Duke

Vice President: James Haslett

Treasurer: Martha Marteney

Secretary: Vacant

Member at Large & By-Laws Director: Shirley Gronholm

Education Director: Dennis Reinholt

Park Director: John Hammer

Event Director: Vacant

Volunteer Director: Vacant

Website: Jennifer Dorl


Board directors-at-large represent MDOG members at MDOG's Board of Director meetings. Please contact Shirley if there is anything you would like to see discussed at a board meeting.




MDOG is always looking for volunteers for special events, marketing, fundraising, and park construction/maintenance.

If you would like to volunteer for Manchester Dog Owners Group, Inc., please 





MDOG's Governing Board Structure

Elected Positions:


Vice President


Secretary - currently open

Member At Large

Member At Large - currently open

Member At Large - currently open 

Appointed Positions:

Event/Fundraising Committee Chair - currently open

Park Chair

Education Chair

By-law, Policy & Procedure Chair

Individuals interested in participating on the MDOG Board of Directors, please contact 

For any other questions/concerns, please email



PO Box 1448

Manchester, CT 06045-1448



Manchester Dog Owners Group, Inc. is run 100% by volunteers.  Please allow 24-48 hrs for a response when contacting any member.  Thank you.