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Dog group seeking space at Forsyth County park
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The Coal Mountain Schutzhund Association hopes to find a new home for dog and handler practices and events in the Forsyth County parks system.

The Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Board on Tuesday night considered the local organization’s request to lease open space.

Schutzhund is “a three-phase dog sport that includes tracking, obedience and protection,” according to the local club’s website.

Dennis VanderLinde, president of the association, said the group has leased a private site in north Forsyth to train since forming in 2006.

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