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Outdoor Education for Children - Growing Up Wild Classes Available All Year Long!

Outdoor Education for Children - Growing Up Wild Classes Available All Year Long!

Posted by April Reiling on Apr 07, 2016
Tags: Animals, Community, Events, Schools, Recreation, Parks, Trophy Club Park, Trophy Club Gives

Growing Up WILD (GUW) is a childhood education program that builds on a child’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.  Through a wide range of activities and experiences, GUW provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the world of nature and lifelong social & academic skills.  Register for your kids for Growing Up WILD to discover the un-ending beauty of the great outdoors!  For more information and registration, visit keeptrophyclubwild.org.

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Freedom Dog Park - Temporary Flip of Large & Small Dog Areas Beginning March 23

Freedom Dog Park - Temporary Flip of Large & Small Dog Areas Beginning March 23

Posted by April Reiling on Mar 18, 2016
Tags: Animals, Community, Town News, Recreation, Parks

Beginning Wednesday, March 23rd, the large and small sides of Freedom Dog Park will flip for approximately two weeks to allow for turf regrowth and general maintenance. Signs will be posted pointing dog owners to the correct side. For questions about the dog park please contact Tony Jaramillo at tjaramillo@trophyclub.org.

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Dog Park Etiquette

Dog Park Etiquette

Posted by April Reiling on Dec 15, 2015
Tags: Animals, Community, Parks, Public Safety, Recreation

Contributed by Susan Edstrom

Etiquette at a dog park?  Yes!

If everyone takes some simple steps, going to the park can be a good experience for all.  We also have a toddler park very close to the dog park and it’s not only ensuring the safety of our dogs but also little ones who are nearby. Know the rules and follow them!  Simple, right? 

Rules are established to help ensure the safety of everyone who attends. 

Freedom Dog Park Rules

In addition to the rules, below there are some tips…

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How to Care for Poinsettias

How to Care for Poinsettias

Posted by April Reiling on Nov 13, 2015
Tags: Animals, Community, Holiday, Landscaping, Hospitality

Bright and colorful, poinsettias are nearly synonymous with the Christmas season. They provide you with a wealth of opportunities for holiday decorating. Poinsettias bring a splash of festive red and green to the table or windowsill. An attractive bowl, used as a planter, makes a cheery winter gift. With proper poinsettia care, you can enjoy these beautiful plants for weeks.  (Pet owners beware – poinsettias, mistletoe and holly are poisonous to cats and dogs.)

Find the Ideal Spot
To keep them looking good, give poinsettias a…

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Dangerous Winter Holiday Plants for Pets

Dangerous Winter Holiday Plants for Pets

Posted by April Reiling on Nov 13, 2015
Tags: Animals, Community, Holiday, Landscaping, Public Health

By Marcia Kortmeyer, member TCWC, Trophy Gardeners, Chair TCWC Community Service Projects

You’re kidding? Seriously? The Holidays are just weeks away. Where did summer go? Didn’t I just go Christmas shopping a few months ago? I don’t know how time flies by but it does.  And with the Holidays upon us I think of Poinsettias, Mistletoe and Holly.  Beautiful Holiday plants!  But keep in mind that these plants can be toxic to our pets. 

A new plant in the house will create curiosity for our dogs & cats and they want to…

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Help Welcome Police K9 'Indy' to Trophy Club - November 21st

Help Welcome Police K9 'Indy' to Trophy Club - November 21st

Posted by April Reiling on Nov 06, 2015
Tags: Animals, BNHS, Community, Events, Government, Town News, TCPD, Schools, Public Safety

Indy is home from training in Indiana and we are so excited to welcome him to the community! Bring the kids and come meet Indy on Saturday, November 21st at 10:00 a.m. at Independence Park East (Indy’s namesake). Guests can meet Indy and take pictures, observe the badge ceremony and enjoy a live demonstration by Indy and his handler, Officer Barry Sullivan. All participants will receive a free commemorative gift featuring Indy!

 

 

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New Canine Program Approved by Council; Help Choose The Name!

New Canine Program Approved by Council; Help Choose The Name!

Posted by April Reiling on Jul 21, 2015
Tags: Animals, BNHS, Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, TCPD, Schools, Public Safety

Update (August 17, 2015) --- Thank you to everyone who participated in the K9 naming contest! There were 471 votes for the final name and the breakdown is:

Hogan = 137 votes
Indy = 174 votes
TC = 160 votes

The new TCPD K9 will be named Indy! Congratulations to April Reiling and Erin Myers for coming up with the final name. When the dog arrives we will host a badge ceremony and meet-and-greet for the community. More to come!

Choose the New K9’s Final Name <<< Click the link to take the survey

Update…

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