Secure Dog Field – Terms

All members MUST read, agree and sign a Field Lease Agreement that outlines the following terms and conditions before they will be permitted to use the field. Failure to comply with the terms will result in membership being forfeited.

  1. General Conditions
  • Members have use of the enclosed field only. Membership does not permit entry on any other part of the farm. Trespassers will be prosecuted
  • Only Members (pre-registered users) are able to use the field (Members are given the key code for the gate padlock which is changed regularly)
  • A MAXIMUM OF 4 DOGS are allowed at any one time (this includes shared member bookings)
  • All bookings are subject to availability and Fairfield Court Management and / Or Cippa Limited Employees reserve the right to cancel or amend time slots should it be deemed necessary
  • Members are responsible for their dog(s) at all times and they are liable for any damages caused by their pet whilst using the facility

2. Booking Conditions

  • The field is appointment only and Members have exclusive use of the field, so there are no other people or dogs inside the field while it is being used
  • Members can use the field on any available days they wish subject to availability
  • Members who disrespect the rules of use of the field will have their membership revoked.
  • Credit booking payments and Frequent Visitor Passes are non-refundable. Payment will not be refunded if only part or none of a booked timeslot is used and Members with a Frequent Visitor Pass who fail to attend 3 or more of their booked timeslots per month will have their Pass revoked with no refund. The Field Log sheets will be used to monitor attendance.
  • However for “Pay as You Go” (PAYG) bookings an alternative timeslot will try to be offered if the weather is atrocious or there is a valid reason why a Member can’t attend for a timeslot that they have booked, providing that prior notice is given (no later than 9am the previous day).

3. Permitted Users

  • Only Members (pre-registered users) are able to use the field (Members are given the key code for the gate padlock which is changed regularly)
  • The field is to be used for 1-1 training, private and recreational use only.
  • Professional dog walkers and commercial businesses are not permitted.
  • Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to book the field
  • Children under the age of 18 must be supervised by their parents at all times and must not be left on the field without a responsible adult present.
  • Please inform us if you give your appointment to somebody else – we will need a contact number and also check that they are a valid, registered Member also.

4. Permitted Dogs

  • To avoid the spread of parasites and diseases all dogs must have (and be able to show) an up-to-date vaccination record.
  • Dogs must also be up-to-date with their worming, flea and tick treatments
  • Dogs must be accompanied by a responsible handler at all times
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead when not in the enclosed secure area
  • Choke chains, prong collars and electronic devices are not allowed
  • Harsh handling of dogs, either verbal or physical is not allowed
  • Any Member found to be training dogs for fighting will be asked to leave immediately

5. Member Responsibility

Members are responsible for:

  • Their own (and their dog’s safety) and agree to use the field at their own risk
  • Inspecting the field to ensure that it is suitable for use by their dog/s – BEFORE USE! – i.e. fence height, proximity to farm animals etc
  • Their dog(s) at all times and they are liable for any damages caused by their pet whilst using the facility
  • Ensuring their dogs are well
  • Ensuring that any equipment used is suitable for their dog(s), paying particular attention to the dog(s) height and age limitations
  • Informing Management if they give a timeslot to another Member as the name of the Member who is using the field is needed for insurance
  • Complying by all rules governing the control of dogs, and IED (Index of Exempted Dogs). More information can be found at
  • Cleaning up after their dog and putting poo bags in the waste bin provided
  • Returning any borrowed dog toys and disposing of their litter at the end of use

Fairfield Court Management and Cippa Limited accept no responsibility for loss, injury or accident that occurs to a dog(s), owner or accompanying friends and family or for any veterinary bills arising from using the field or equipment

6. Arriving & Departing

  • Members (and dogs) must remain in their cars and wait until the previous field user has left the site. If the person before you has not left by 50 minutes past the hour, please call 07767 757009 immediately.
  • If Members arrive early, they must wait in the lay-by until the previous visitor has left.
  • Dogs MUST remain on a lead until safely inside the enclosed area with the gate closed securely behind before being released.
  • The field is located on a farm that has its own dogs and cats. As these may be loose near the house, parking is only permitted in the agreed parking area (shown to Members upon registration) or in the layby.
  • Parking is at your own risk and Fairfield Court Management or Cippa Limited accept no responsibility for any loss/damages
  • The use of the field is subject to the goodwill of our neighbours, please respect the neighbouring livestock, other recreational users of the lane and keep noise to a minimum.
  • Members may choose to use part or all of the slot, but MUST have left the field NO LATER than 50 minutes past the hour (even if they arrive late)
  • Adequate time should be given to put everything away and vacate the field. Balls, toys and ball throwers are there for your use but please return them before you leave and let us know if you break or lose anything. Failure to do so may result in additional charges
  • All personal possessions and litter must be taken home
  • On leaving the field you must lock the gate using the padlock, even if someone is waiting in the layby

All members must sign in on arrival and out on departure. The register is in the field shelter. Any person who has not signed in will be asked to leave.

Remember: If you arrive late for your timeslot, you must still leave no later than 50 minutes past the hour or risk having your membership revoked

7. And Finally . . .

  • There are no toilets on site
  • If any unauthorised person comes in while you are using the field please call 07767 757009 immediately
  • The equipment is for canine use only. No responsibility is taken for any human injury caused by using any equipment