A group dog walk is being held at TECT All Terrain Park this weekend by the Western Bay District Council to mark the launch of its new dog control policy and bylaw.
Western Bay of Plenty's spokesdog Alfie and his humans are whistling up all dogs and their owners to join them on another fun-filled group dog walk starting at 10am on Saturday.
The walk marks the launch of the 2016 Dog Control Policy and Bylaw which comes into place on Friday.
Compliance and regulatory manager Alison Curtis said this was an excellent opportunity to get local dog loving people and their four legged pals together to socialise and exercise in the beautiful adventure park.
There are two walks to choose from on the Saturday - one 20 minute and one 30 minute route, or keen walkers could do both.
After the walk, all will gather at the 'off the leash' dog exercise area where Alfie and his friends are provided with free time and a doggy playground, while the humans could enjoy a cup of coffee and a sausage.
"Even if you don't have a dog, come along with the family for a fun walk out," Ms Curtis said.
"We are handing out doggy bags with free goodies including a fashionable poop bag, dog food, a lollypop for the kids as well as information on our new Wander Dogs Club and summer walk series.
"Make sure to check your doggy bag for the mystery prizes."
There is plenty of parking on-site and no cellphone coverage.
Attendees would need good walking shoes, a bottle of drinking water (plenty of dog drinking spots are on the way) and a gold coin donation for the sausage sizzle which goes towards the Councils Adopt a Dog Programme.