I don't know if this is within the realm of OSM, but I was wondering.

I ran across a strange feature within a park's satellite imagery, and by deduction of the features seen, it must be for pets (did not make sense for people, definitely not for sport activity or parking). A web search confirmed the fact. Luckily, iD had a leisure=dog_park specifically for this landuse.

Now I am not a pet owner, but suppose I wanted to find somewhere to exercise my imaginary dog. I tried searching for "dog park" but it only found name="dog park" but not leisure=dog_park - some people named their leisure=dog_park with name="dog park" and I found those ...

How should I best tag these so that a pet owner could find these areas? And how should one really be searching for them?

Again this could be outside the scope of mapping but just curious...

asked 24 Jul, 03:18

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If you're searching for a tag you could try Overpass turbo (which is linked from the wiki page template) and share that link, or do your own map using say Leaflet and an Overpass plugin

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And using Overpass, you can make a map on umap: e.g. http://umap.openstreetmap.fr/nl/map/een-hondse-kaart_17687#12/51.1456/4.3861

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