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Michael Egan, of Riverhead, brought his rescue dog (Credit: Ursula Moore)

Michael Egan, of Riverhead, brought his rescue dog Ottis, 2, to the opening of the Duke Dog Park at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. (Aug. 10, 2013)

Duke Dog Park opens in Riverhead

The Town of Riverhead and nonprofit Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter unveiled the town's second dog park, Duke Dog Park in Riverhead, on Saturday. The park, which cost about $11,000 raised entirely by Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter, has two sections for large and small dogs.

Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter Founder Denise Lucas
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter Founder Denise Lucas brings her dog, Duke, to the unveiling of the new Duke sign at Duke Dog Park at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. (Aug. 10, 2013)

Among those gathered for the opening of the
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Among those gathered for the opening of the new Riverhead Town dog park are, from left, Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter Founder Denise Lucas; Blue, the star of the children's television show "Blue's Clues;" Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio, and Councilman George Gabrielsen. (Aug. 10, 2013)

Michael Egan, of Riverhead, brought his rescue dog
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Michael Egan, of Riverhead, brought his rescue dog Ottis, 2, to the opening of the Duke Dog Park at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. (Aug. 10, 2013)

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Toni Norkelun, of Riverhead, brought her Shetland sheep
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Toni Norkelun, of Riverhead, brought her Shetland sheep dogs, Madison, 5, and Shelby, 7, to the new Duke Dog Park at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. (Aug. 10, 2013)

Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter Founder Denise Lucas
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter Founder Denise Lucas and her dog, Duke, for whom the new Riverhead dog park is named. (Aug. 10, 2013)

Kimberly Mockler, of Huntington, brings her three rescue
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Kimberly Mockler, of Huntington, brings her three rescue dogs, from left, Mochaccino, a shepherd, and collies Dakota and Parker, to the Duke Dog Park at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. (Aug. 10, 2013)

Kevin McCarren, of Riverhead, plays with Bromley, 11,
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Kevin McCarren, of Riverhead, plays with Bromley, 11, a terrier mix, and Bigelow, 1, a Labrador, in the section of Duke Dog Park set aside for large dogs. (Aug. 10, 2013)

Riverhead Town Councilman James Wooten opens the gate
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Riverhead Town Councilman James Wooten opens the gate to a section for smaller dogs in the Duke Dog Park at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. (Aug. 10, 2013)

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Neil MacDonald, of Riverhead, proposes to Camela Dwyer,
(Credit: Ursula Moore)

Neil MacDonald, of Riverhead, proposes to Camela Dwyer, of Tampa, Fla., at the grand opening of Duke Dog Park in Riverhead. (Aug. 10, 2013)

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