Terms and Conditions of Field Hire

Responsibility

We hold liability insurance however My Dog Field / C J Ruddy / Charlotte Ruddy / organisers (we) will not be held responsible for any client or pet during the hire of our field. Use of the Field shall be entirely at the user / hirer’s own risk.

We will not be held responsible for loss, theft, injury, damage or accidents sustained to personal property, individuals or animals whilst using the field or on the property.

All vehicles parked on the property are left entirely at their owners risk. We accept no responsibility for damage, accidents or otherwise, whilst they are on the premises.

Dog’s Health & Handling

All dogs using My Dog Field must be fully up-to-date with their flu inoculations.

We will not be held responsible for your dog escaping from our field. During Field Hire the client is to be held responsible for their dog at all times.

Choke chains, prong collars and electronic devices are not allowed. Harsh handling of dogs, either verbal or physical is not allowed.

Please remember at all times that My Dog Field is a quiet space. Please refrain from shouting your dog, to respect the local neighbours.

Please make sure your dog’s vaccinations and wormers are up to date. If your dog, or any it lives with, is showing ill health (coughing, diarrhea, vomiting, general lethargy etc) you must cancel the session. 

Do not enter the field until the previous customer has securely exited the field with their dog.

When not in the secure area dogs must be kept on lead at all times

Ethics

Each booking slot is for 1 hour only, you must have exited the field within this time so it is vacant for the next person’s booking – on the hour. Anyone remaining in the field over their allocated time will need to pay for the extra slot and be discouraged from re-booking.

Any owners who cannot get their dogs back at the end of their session must notify Charlotte 07968 865 339 or Julia 07887 947 945. Any additional sessions due to overrunning the time slot, must be paid for.

If the user arrives late, the booking cannot be extended.

Any breakages or damage to the field will be paid for by the dog owner.

It is your responsibility to clean up after you dog. Please place poo bags in the bin provided. A maximum of 6 dogs per field hire booking unless otherwise agreed.

It is the users responsibility to ensure the gate is locked from the inside whilst in the field.

No litter is to be left in the field as this presents a risk to users and their dogs.

Payment, Cancellations and Rescheduling

Payment for field hire is due by bank transfer or cash, on or prior to arrival.

Any appointments cancelled or rescheduled with 48 hours of your slot time, unfortunately cannot be refunded.

The Field

This agreement does not create any rights over the land and the client / hirer accepts that the landowner / My Dog Field / C J Ruddy / Charlotte Ruddy / organisers maintains control and possession of the field at all times.

We inspect the field and fencing daily to maintain security but please notify a member of the Team if you have any concerns. CCTV is in operation.

Users must inspect the field to ensure that it is suitable for use by their dog(s), fence height, proximity to farm animals etc.

During poorer weather the field may be muddy and waterproof boots are advised.

Children are welcome on the field but must be supervised by an adult at all times, but please prevent them from shouting or screaming – again to respect neighbours.

Gate Code

Will be sent via email once a booking has been made.

Covid-19

Please bring hand sanitiser and use it before and after touching the gate.

If a user has over run please call Charlotte 07968 865 339 and we will call the person. Please do not approach them.

Data

We only retain your contact details in the event of having to contact you regarding your booking, or to advise of discounted slots. The information is not shared to any other parties.

General

We agree to provide the services stated in this agreement in a reliable, caring and trustworthy manner. In consideration of these services and as an express condition thereof, the Client expressly waives and relinquishes any and all claims against My Dog Field / C J Ruddy / Charlotte Ruddy.