Lynchburg Named Finalist in Dog Park Contest

Lynchburg, VA - Lynchburg is now a top 15 finalist in the PetSafe "Bark For Your Park" contest, and at last check it was looking promising.

The winner will get $100,000.

Though Lynchburg's dog park is set to open at the end of this month, it still needs money for all the amenities.

The next step for the top 15 is to create a video to show the city's enthusiasm.

Friends of the Lynchburg Dog Park has already set a date for dogs and their humans to shoot it.

It's June 20 at 5 p.m. at the site of the park at the Blackwater Creek athletic area.