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TERMS OF USE
Updated 14th January 2024

Odin Valley Dog Parks are designed to be enjoyed by you and your dog(s), but we want to ensure it stays a safe place for everyone. By making a booking you agree to the following terms and conditions for use;

 

1) All dogs must be kept on a short lead between the car park and the secure fields.

FAILURE TO ADHERE TO THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN AN INSTANT BAN

(spot checks will take place both in person and via CCTV)

 

2) Please wait in your vehicle until it is your turn to use the facilities. Please be vigilant of other dogs around you and don't let dogs jump up at the fence, there may be a reactive dog in the other fields. 

 

3) You are responsible for picking up your dogs waste, but we also kindly ask if you see any poo at all, please pick it up. This way we can ensure the fields are kept clean and safe for everyone.

 

4) Dogs using the facilities must be up to date with vaccinations/boosters and regularly treated for flea, tick and worm prevention.

 

Proof of vaccinations/boosters must be uploaded at registration and we will request evidence of boosters on an annual basis. Bookings will not be validated without this 

 

5) Do not enter the field if someone is using it. You may wish to lock yourself in if you wish to prevent anyone entering whilst you are using the field.

 

6) On exiting the field, please ensure you close the gate properly and always lock the gate behind you, even if someone is waiting to use the field. This will ensure only authorised access is granted.

 

7) Please leave on time when your booking is up. Bookings are for 50 mins to allow sufficient time and space to safely exit and minimise contact with other users and dogs. This is important as these facilities are intended as a safe space for nervous and reactive dogs.

 

8) The maximum number of dogs in Pathfinder or Explorer at any one time should not exceed 4. The maximum amount of dogs in OV Quest at any one time should not exceed 2. If you require space for more dogs, please contact us as you may be able to hire multiple fields at one time. 

 

9) No smoking, grooming or littering on site. Do not leave toys or uneaten treats in the field as dogs may eat them and become ill. Please use the bins provided for all rubbish and take all your belongings with you when you leave.

10) The parks are secured with 6 foot fence, if your dog can jump over 6 feet then we may not be secure for you.

11) The site can only be used by persons over the age of 18. Users under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

12) A maximum of 2 cars are allowed in the car park per booking.

 

 

        Equipment

1) The equipment provided is there to enrich your dogs experience and is intended for dog use only. Before using the facilities, please ensure that your dogs are physically fit and able to use the facilities.

 

2) Do not force your dogs to use any of the obstacles, allow them to go at their own pace and only use positive training methods to shape your dogs behaviour.

3) Please monitor your dogs wellbeing carefully and stop immediately if any signs of injury or distress are shown. Consider using warm up exercises to ensure risk of injury is minimised.

 

4) Do not use the equipment in wet or icy conditions as surfaces may be extremely slippery. Please also note that some equipment may become hot on summer days. We recommend using the back of your hand to test the temperature of the equipment before letting your dog use it. In certain conditions the agility equipment may be removed without notice on safety grounds.

5) Undertaking agility activities is not advised in young dogs, due to potential impact on their physical development. Use of the equipment is at your own risk.

 

 

         Welfare

 

1) Do not bring your dog to the facilities if they have been unwell in the last 24 hours, this includes diarrhoea and will help prevent spread of any illness to other dogs.

 

2) Never leave your dogs unattended whilst onsite, and do not leave dogs in vehicles whilst you walk other dogs in the field.

3) As this is a rural outdoor venue situated on a section of farmland, please ensure you take simple precautions to protect your dogs health after using the site e.g. washing paws and checking for ticks etc. Please also be aware from time to time there may be farming activities & gun shots occurring in neighbouring fields during your visit.

Fields

1) During the winter the fields can be extremely wet & muddy therefor we recommend wellies and suitable clothing. You may also wish to bring a towel for the dogs.

2) The grounds are mostly grass and are not guaranteed to be completely flat/smooth

3) Do not let your dog dig holes in the field for health and safety reasons. If they do this, please notify us immediately on 07799227418

 

 

        Liability

 

1) Use of the field and the provided equipments are entirely at your own risk. We will not accept responsibility for injury, illness or death of any person or dog, or for damage to any property. We also accept no liability for any losses, claims, actions, damages, costs, expenses or other liability incurred whilst onsite, using the field or any of the equipment.

 

2) You are liable for any damage caused inside or outside of the fields by you, your dogs or any person in your party. You are advised to insure you pet for all eventualities but this must include third party insurance (liability insurance).

 

3) We check the fences daily to ensure that they are dog proof but no liability can be accepted for any dog that escapes. We suggest before removing your dog's lead you check the fences are adequate for your visit. 

 

4) Please respect our neighbours and their privacy. We are not affiliated with neighbouring farms and residences, so please do not enter their land. Please also keep noise to a minimum when using and entering/exiting the site.

        Exempt Dog Breeds

 

       This information is subject to change at any time, we will always follow the guidance of the         government and our insurance provider

 

Dog breeds that are banned under the dangerous dog act may use Odin Valley private hire dog fields off lead and unmuzzled if the following conditions are met:

 

 

      1) It is a dog owners’ responsibility to correctly identify if their dog meets the government criteria for a banned bread. We will not be held responsible for any issues that arise due to owners who incorrectly identify their dogs breed, this will be an issue between you and the local authorities.

 

      2) You must have a Certificate of Exemption for each banned dog you own and be willing to share this information with Odin Valley before your visit takes place (we will hold this on file)

 

       3) You must have up to date valid third-party liability insurance for each banned dog you own and be willing to share this information with us before your visit takes place. This will need to be updated regularly and shared with us each time. (We will hold this on file)

 

       4) Banned Dogs must be muzzled and on a short lead when in the car park area – this is to ensure the safety of both your dog and others using the site.

FAILURE TO ADHERE TO THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN AN INSTANT BAN

(Spot checks will take place both in person and via CCTV)

 

       5) You must securely lock yourself in to your chosen hired field using a bike lock (we would recommend bringing your own bike lock) however one will be provided if you choose not to bring your own. This must happen before removing your dog’s lead and muzzle. Both the lead and muzzle must be back on your dog before you unlock the gate to leave.

 

       6) Each banned dog must be handled on a 1:1 basis. No mixing of dogs or people from other households. 

 

 

        Bookings and Cancellations

 

1) Bookings can be made from 1 week before the start time of the slot.

2) the latest time a slot can be booked is 30 minutes prior to it begining

3) Cancellations and/or amendments must be made no less than 24 hours in advance. A 50p admin charge will apply to all cancellations. 

Bookings that are unable to be validated due to out of date vaccination details (last booster must have been within the last 12 months) will not be eligible for refund or reschedule within the 24 hour cut off window.

 

 

Privacy

 

Odin Valley Dog Park is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected at all times. We hold your personal information in order to provide you with a service and for internal record keeping. Please click here to access and read our full privacy policy.

 

Please note; The site utilises CCTV to protect the site and its users.

 

 

Failure to adhere to any of the terms of use, will result in refusal of future use of the facilities. Spot checks will take place throughout the day.

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