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Lawns Closed Today
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Madison Square Park Conservancy is responsible for the maintenance of the park’s lawns, which includes closing the lawns each year from October through May for reseeding. With the heightened need for public space, the Conservancy has kept the lawns open throughout the pandemic. For the month of April, all lawns will be closed to reestablish the grass in time for summer.

Meet Sam

Jun 26, 2019 | Community, Dogs

Meet Sam

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Meet Sam!

Sam’s parents share why this adorable mini poodle loves Madison Square Park!

Introduce Us to Sam:
Sam is a 1-1/2 year old cream-colored mini poodle who lives with his dad and mom in Murray Hill, but loves the occasional taxi or plane ride!

How often does Sam come to the Park, and what does he like to do there?
Sam gets to visit one of his favorite places in the City, Madison Square Park, at least 3 or 4 times a week, both with us and with his dog nanny, Juliana. Besides the dog run, Sam loves walking (sometimes running!) around the fence surrounding the Oval Lawn (we all just wish he could be on the grass, too!), or just sitting, sniffing, and hanging out by the fountains or Farragut statue.

Does Sam have any particular dog friends at the Dog Run?
Sam’s usual buddies at the dog run include his best buddy, Henry (a fellow poodle), Lola, and Morty—and any other friendly puppy that may be around.  He loves to meet and make friends with other dogs, whether they’re big or small!

What are Sam’s favorite foods? or toys?
Sam loves his chicken and his peanut butter snacks, and nothing beats little squeaky stuffies for a good game of fetch and tug.

Anything else you would like to share?
Finally, Sam’s one of the smartest, coolest, and friendliest little guys you can ever hope to meet…we’re super lucky to have him in our lives!

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