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Results from a recent poll by British Dog Fields across social media showed that over 95% of regular dog field users who participated require their dog fields to have a minimum fence height of 6ft.View more
Installing a well constructed sand pit which is safe and provides enough space for a dog to dig and play is a great addition to a secure dog field facility.View more
If your planning application is refused or unreasonable conditions are applied, you can appeal the decision. The success of that appeal is dependent on many things.View more
With a lot of experience in this unsavoury topic and having refused to be defeated by the challenge, here we’ll share our top tips for reducing the impact of this issue – the do’s and the don’ts of dealing with dog waste in secure fields.View more
Dog fields have been around for decades but their popularity as an alternative land-based income has seen a huge rise in the last 12 months with both a positive, and negative impact on established field owners.View more
Most secure dog fields in the UK can expect to earn between £25,000 and £35,000 a year but those in a particularly good location, with long operating hours, and offering an exceptional level of service and security can earn upwards of £55,000.View more
Setting up a dog field is easy! If you know what you’re doing. If you haven’t done it before and don’t know your market you can make some very expensive mistakes that can have an enormous effect on the success of your business.View more
Every field is different, but as an example of the most common set up – a 2 acre grass paddock with 6ft fencing – using our own Dog Field Cost Calculator, set up costs are approximately £20,000-30,000 excluding the cost of the land (2022) depending on a few important factors.View more
There are dog fields all over the UK varying in size from ½ acre to the largest secure field in the UK which is 26 acres but most commonly dog fields are between 2 and 4 acres in size.View more
The best way to get rid of the dog poo generated in your field is through a professional waste collection company.View more
For dog owners in Darlington, there are now two new secure facilities that have been designed from day one with a view to gaining British Dog Fields Accreditation.View more
Most people expect to be able to shop for groceries, airline tickets, hair appointments and booked events online so it should be no surprise that users of dog fields expect to be able to make and manage their bookings online too.View more
Adding just one additional weekday booking in your dog field can increase your revenue by more than £2500 per year.View more
Visiting dog fields in person is important for all users. We report the facts and remove the element of preference from the review process.View more
If you’re not a land owner or farmer with a field you can use, then the idea of setting up a secure dog exercise park might feel like a far off dream. Finding the right bit of land to buy or rent can be a real challenge.View more
Setting up a dog field might sound simple – put up a fence, make a Facebook booking page and watch the money come rolling in.View more
As a standard, anyone setting up a dog field should use small grid, high tensile wire fencing that stands at least 6ft (1.8m) from the ground.View more
If you are planning to run a dog field as a commercial operation, renting your land to customers for the purpose of exercising dogs you will need consent from your local planning authority.View more
If you’re a regular user of exclusive-use dog fields you have probably had more than one session cut short by people arriving early, people leaving late or people turning up at completely the wrong time. We have even had an unwitting person waltz straight into a field we were using,…View more