Gaining entrée to a St. Louis dog park can prove trickier than finagling membership to the St. Louis Country Club or snagging box seats at Busch Stadium. But such exclusivity is a must when only two off-leash dog areas exist in the greater St. Louis area: at the intersection of Taylor and Maryland avenues in the Central West End and the University City Dog Play Area at Vernon and Pennsylvania avenues. (Dog parks in St. Louis' Shaw neighborhood and in the cities of St. Charles and Wentzville should be opening... More >>>