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National Park Service's B.A.R.K. Ranger program comes to Las Vegas

Posted at 7:21 PM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 08:44:28-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The National Park Service's B.A.R.K. Ranger program for dogs is now in the Las Vegas area.

A local national monument is better off thanks to a group of new bark rangers that were sworn in today at Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument.

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Officials say being a B.A.R.K. ranger is a pledge for dogs and their owners to follow park guidelines and preserve the park's delicate ecosystem.

The bark in B.A.R.K. Ranger stands for:

  • Bag your pet's waste.
  • Always leash your pet.
  • Respect wildlife.
  • Know where you can go

.Dogs that complete the program get a certificate and a special B.A.R.K. Ranger collar tag.

If you would like to know more about the program visit the B.A.R.K. Ranger page at NPS.org.