Hagbourne Dog Field, Near Didcot

Field Rules

By making a booking for Hagbourne Dog Field, you acknowledge that you agree to the field rules below:

  1. Please DO NOT arrive more than 5 minutes before your allocated time slot (which is 55 minutes) to minimize traffic and allow the previous customers to vacate the site. Please wait in your car until the field is available.
  2. All dogs must be up to date with their vaccinations for leptospirosis, parvovirus, distemper and hepatitis. Please have a copy of certificates with you. Your dogs must be wormed regularly and treated for fleas and ticks.
  3. Please do not bring your dog if they are unwell. If your dogs have been unwell in any way, before, during or after using the field, or suffering from a virus eg kennel cough, please inform Louise 07775428047 as soon as possible.
  4. At your time slot, you may open the first gate, drive into the parking space, and close the gate behind you. It will then be safe to let dogs out of your vehicle before entering through the padlocked gate into the field. The code for the gate is included on the booking confirmation email. If you did not receive your booking confirmation email then please contact us.
  5. If you arrive late for your slot, you must still leave on time.
  6. Strictly ONE vehicle allowed per booking.
  7. If the customer before you is late leaving the field, please contact Louise on 07775 428047.
  8. There is a limit of 3 dogs in the field. For your own safety, don’t bring dogs to the field that you don’t know.
  9. It is your responsibility to ensure that noise nuisance is kept to an acceptable level while using the field. There is a horse paddock directly beside the dog field, we would not want them to become distressed.
  10. Please be ready to leave at the end of your allocated time (5 minutes to the hour) to minimize disruption for the next customers arrival. Failure to do so could result in cancellation of future bookings.
  11. When leaving the field please ensure you close the gate and padlock securely before putting your dogs in your vehicle. Please ensure both gates are closed before you leave, ready for the next customer.
  12. Please clear up after your dog and dispose of the bagged poo into the bin provided in the field. If you do not clean up after your dog, this could result in you being banned from any future use of the field.
  13. Please take all rubbish with you. There are no rubbish bins on site. Dog toys/balls must be removed if brought on to site, even if broken.
  14. We do have public liability insurance. However, Hagbourne Dog Field does NOT accept any liability for any accident, injury or misadventure to property, persons, or animals (however caused) whilst using this facility. The site is a field with some uneven surfaces so please take care. Your vehicle is parked at your own risk, along with the contents.
  15. If you or your dog sustain any injuries while on the premises you agree to cover any personal or veterinary fees relating to yourself or your dogs. Hagbourne Dog Field does NOT accept any responsibility for the death, injury, or illness of any persons or dogs whilst using our field. You are strongly advised to insure your pet for all eventualities.
  16. If you are a dog walker or trainer, you should ensure that you have your own public liability insurance cover.
  17. Hagbourne Dog Field staff retain full permission to enter the field in order to carry out inspections or potential maintenance during your booking. We will, however, try and plan this outside of booking slots.
  18. Smoking, BBQ’s and fires are NOT permitted on site in any circumstances.
  19. Children under 18 years of age are not permitted on site unless accompanied by an adult.
  20. Please be aware there is no toilet on site.
  21. There is a water trough in the field for dogs to drink from. Please do not attempt to cool down/wash your dog by putting them into the trough.
  22. Please discourage your dogs from digging. If damage does occur during you booking slot, please inform Louise 07775428047 so it can be checked.
  23. You are welcome to use the shelter to keep out of the elements and enjoy a rest!
  24. With the site being an open field, unfortunately we can’t guarantee wheelchair access.
  25. Do NOT leave dogs unattended in the field or tethered anywhere eg fencing, gates.
  26. Please be aware that the field is within a working farm. Take extra care when entering and exiting the field and of course stick to a slow speed along the track.
  27. We have the right to refuse admission to or evict any person or dog from the site if we deem it necessary.
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