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Field Etiquette

The Potterings is a safe and relaxed place where you and your dog can enjoy time together. To keep The Potterings in the best condition for all, visitors must adhere to our etiquette code

Please ensure you read, understand and agree to all our terms and conditions of use before booking – failure to respect these will result in being banned from booking.

For full details please read our Terms and Conditions. We have highlighted the key points below.

Field Etiquette: The Key Points

  • Every user (even when sharing a session with a friend) must be a registered user and have watched our introduction videos, agreed to our T&Cs and supplied their dog’s vaccination status.
  • All sessions are a maximum of 2 registered users and their dogs (max 4) per session.
  • We do not allow Trainers, Behaviourists or other professionals to use our secure field in a professional capacity without receiving consent prior to booking.
  • Maximum of 4 dogs per booking
  • Maximum of 2 cars permitted per booking – Cars MUST be parked INSIDE the field in the parking area provided; no cars are to be left on the driveway, turning area, or in the waiting area during your session.
  • All users must provide proof of their dogs’ vaccination/titre testing before visiting our facility and ensure they are regularly treated/tested for worms, fleas etc.
  • Any dog who has been unwell in the 48 hours before your booking commences must not attend.
  • Bookings commence on the hour and are 50minute long (with a 10minute window to vacate the parking area and secure the gate behind you)
  • You must not arrive anywhere on-site, even in the waiting area, more than 2-3minutes early. When you arrive, please wait at the bottom of the drive to check if the previous user is still present; please wait there until they leave.
  • You MUST secure and lock the gate behind you at the end of your session – please watch the video for details. Please check and double-check the gate is securely locked, and the padlock code thoroughly scrambled.
  • Dogs and children must be supervised at all times.
  • ALL POO MUST BE PICKED UP AND DISPOSED OF WITH NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • The bins provided are for POO BAGS ONLY – please take your rubbish home with you.
  • When using the field and any equipment, you do so at your own risk.
  • We do not support or encourage the use of ball throwers or excessive playing of fetch during your visit due to the high impact, intensity and risk of injury this creates.
  • We do not permit the use of aversive training methods, equipment or behaviour.
  • You must not share the access codes provided with anyone.
  • We are a no smoking/vaping site.
  • ANYONE NOT ADHERING TO OUR RULES WILL BE BANNED FROM FUTURE BOOKINGS
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