This week, Love’s Travel Centers announced that they’ll be catering to truck drivers with canine companions by adding dog parks to many of their truck stop locations.
Love’s has plans to open 29 dog parks at existing truck stop locations in 2019. And two more locations are set to open up before the end of 2018. A dog park will open at the Sidney, Ohio store on December 13, and the Choctaw, Oklahoma store will be opening up its dog park on December 15.
Love’s also said via press release that they’ve already opened up dog parks at the following four locations:
- 200 Lower River Road NW. Charleston, Tennessee (I-75, Exit 33).
- 9155 Highway 321 N. Lenoir City, Tennessee (I-40, Exit 346).
- 1911 Highway 34 W. Dillon, South Carolina (I-95, Exit 190).
- 3205 Five Chop Road. Orangeburg, South Carolina (I-26, Exit 154A).
Each of the dog parks will be approximately 50 feet by 100 feet will include double air-locked gates, pet waste stations, a bench, a smoker’s receptacle, and an off-leash area.
Greg Love, co-CEO of Love’s, says that the company has had lots of requests for canine accommodations at their truck stop locations. “Customers have been asking for safe and secure areas dedicated to their dogs, and we’re thrilled to finally announce this much-anticipated addition to select Love’s locations,” he said.
Love’s says that it may continue to add more dog park locations if they get positive customer feedback.