Rockwood Dog Park
3401 Courthouse Road
Richmond, VA 23236
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017


October 14th, 2017

The Friends of Ruff House Dog Park is having their 9th annual Howl-a-woof event at Rockwood Park on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 11am until 2pm. This event will feature dog costume contests, food and drink, games and much more. Win great prizes and have tons of fun! The event is for dogs and dog owners to enjoy the Halloween season.

Schedule of Events
11am – Event Opens
11:45 am – Small Breed Dog Costume Contest
12:45 pm – Large Breen Dog Costume Contest
1:30 pm – Musical Sit

Dress up your best 4-legged friend and bring him to the park. This dog park is totally supported by volunteers and fundraising. All proceeds from the event will go towards association expenses in park improvements and maintenance.

Click here for photos of previous Events


December 2nd, 2017 Saturday
11am until 2 pm
at Ruff House Dog Park in Rockwood Park
Shelter #4 (just through the woods next to dog park entrance)

Come and get your pups photo taken with Santa Paws. For a $5 donation to the park, your dog can pose with Santa. This year’s theme is a Snoopy Christmas

We will also have Ruff House merchandise and refreshments on sale. Come out and support the Dog Park.
All proceeds go to the Friends of Ruff House Dog Park Association to be used to maintain and improve the dog park.

Click here for photos of previous Events


The Dog Park is always in need of help. Here are a few things we are in need of now. Please contact us if you can help out with any of these things.

  • Public Realtions - help with promoting our events with the local media.
  • Masonry - advice and help planning of a possible future park improvement
  • Landscape water architect - advice and help planning of a possible future park improvement
  • Event volunteers - help with putting on our events. No special skills required.
  • Fencing contractor
  • Board Members

Have you shot some cool video at the dog park? Post it on YouTube and email the link to the webmasterand we will link to it from our Ruff House Dog Park YouTube channel.