Dogs of Downtown: Bruce Cooper Wayne

Meet Bruce Cooper Wayne

This Boston Terrier- named after Batman because of his pointy ears, facial markings, and colors resembling the DC character- also goes by Cooper, Coopaloop, or Coop Coop. Cooper is six years old and loves hiking, rolling around in the grass and playing with other dogs at dog parks. He has hiked 19 different Wisconsin State Parks and recently hiked in Arches National Park. Cooper can’t wait to hang out with his doggie friends in the Downtown Dog Park.

Favorite toy: sticks, anything that squeaks or can play tug of war with

Favorite patio: Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, Milwaukee Brat House, and Drink Wisconsinbly

Favorite treat: Stella and Chewy’s- Chicken Wild Weenies and Vital Essentials- Minnows. He also loves anything meat or fish flavored. Cooper doesn’t like fruits or veggies at all.

Favorite spot downtown: Lakeshore State Park and the downtown Riverwalk. Cooper loves meeting all the friendly dogs and people who give him love and attention.

Follow @brucecooperwayne on Instagram to keep up with Cooper’s adventures!














About the MKE Dog Park Project

The MKE Dog park is a dynamic 12,000-square-foot space that will transform the west bank of the Milwaukee River on N. Plankinton Avenue and W. Clybourn Street into Downtown Milwaukee’s first public dog park and revitalize this important neighborhood gateway. Learn more about the project at and in the latest version of the MKE BluePrint here. Don’t forget to follow us at @MKEDogPark.