Booking any session will be deemed that you have read and agree to abide by these terms and conditions.
Gilbert's Gallop field is located on a working livestock farm and livery yard. Horse riders, farm dogs or geese may be in the lane leading up to and around the car parking area when you arrive.
Dogs must be kept on lead and under control, until inside Gilbert's Gallop secure field.
Do not park alongside the stone wall at any time as these is designated for livery and farm visitors. Access is always required for large farm equipment at the top of the drive and between the buildings to the rear of the car park. The farm owners specify that you park at your own risk and liability for any loss or damage is not accepted, however caused, whilst using any facilities on Lubcloud Farm land.
Gilbert's Gallop Field Secure Parking space is located behind the green covered gate with the coded padlock. This will enable you to get your dogs safely from the car without the use of dog leads and enter the field directly via the small gate at the front of the parking space.
If you use the secure parking space, you must leave this parking area on time, ready for the start time of the next customer. Alternatively, you may use the main car park overlooking the field, keeping your dog on lead and under control until inside the secure field.
Visits are subject to spot checks to ensure that no abuse of the booking system has taken place.
Customers found to be purchasing a single household booking, but bringing multi household visitors will be asked to leave, have future bookings declined and any monies paid, will then be forfeit.
Dog walking Business users bringing more than 5 dogs will be asked to leave and future booking request declined.
You may book for all your own dogs, however if you own more than 5 please contact us to verify ownership. Dog Walking Businesses are welcome and may book up to a maximum 5 dogs per booking.
When booking, please note you will only see the available times for each day for the service you have selected. Your booking can be rescheduled up to 24 hours beforehand via the confirmation email.
All details held on the booking system are confidential and secure to meet the GDPR regulations and will not be used outside of the Fun 4 All Dog Club system. Please let us know if you no longer require our services and wish to have your details to be removed.
Re-booking and Cancellations
Full payment is charged for cancellations made within 24 hours of session time. In adverse weather a reschedule booking may be available at our discretion, the replacement booking must be taken within 4 weeks of the initial booking date.
You may also create your own secure account dashboard to see all your bookings and reschedule from the dashboard. You create your account dashboard from the confirmations email link "click here to view all your bookings', this must be within 7 days of the email date. You may find the dashboard convenient for making future bookings, changes to bookings and integrating into your own personal calendar.
Please be aware the car parking areas and field itself have uneven ground from general use, wildlife and dogs. Although we continually work to minimise damage, we cannot accept liability for injury or damage to dogs, people or their belongings and vehicles.
We advise wearing flat, comfortable and appropriate footwear to minimise the risk to you and your guests, particularly in the wintery wet months when wellington boots are advised.
Exclusive Private Hire
Please arrive on time and leave promptly at the end of your booking. Your time includes entering and leaving, including driving away from our secure parking space.
On leaving the field ensure that all gates are closed and the final gate secured with the coded padlock, the numbers having been muddled away from the code supplied.
Early arrivals must wait in the car with your dog until the previous customer has vacated the field, thereby avoiding disruption to others and minimising distraction to dogs using the field.
Late arrivals will still need to vacate by the agreed end time of their allotted booking.
All three areas of Gilbert's Gallop Field are fully fenced; however, we cannot ensure absolute security for every dog. Please contact us immediately if you arrive and are uncertain of its suitability for your dog.
Whilst every reasonable precaution is taken to ensure the safety for you and your dogs, we cannot be held liable for any losses or injuries to you, your visitors, property, vehicles or dogs, however caused.
You have full sole access to all 3 secure areas during your booking, including the agility equipment. All agility and activity equipment is provided for dog use only and is used at your own risk to your dog. Fun 4 All Dog Club cannot be held responsible for any injuries sustained however caused.
Please do not leave dogs tethered or unattended.
Please clean up after your dog and affected grass if necessary. Bins are provided for you to dispose of all bagged-up dog waste. Any other litter, especially waste that could be harmful to another dog, must be taken away with you. This includes broken or chewed dog toys, uneaten treats, drink bottles and cans, chewing gum and cigarette ends.
Incident / Accident reporting
Please immediately report any accidents, incidents or damage to Helen Taylor on 07714 931918
Do not allow your dog to dig, especially around the boundary fence. Any holes, where possible, must be refilled; all holes at boundary fences must be reported to ensure the integrity of the secure field and the safety of other users. All agility equipment is used at your own risk, Fun 4 All Dog Club cannot be held responsible for accident and injuries sustained. Please do not allow your dog to jump on top of agility tunnels. Adults and children must not use or climb on any equipment.
Do not bring dogs who appear unwell, have been coughing or with symptoms of sickness and diarrhoea; this includes dogs who may have an infectious disease or known to have been in contact with an infected animal. As part of being a ‘responsible dog owner’, it is expected dogs are vaccinated and wormed.
Attending Group Dog Meetings
Dogs temperaments are assessed for suitability for attending and to ensure they will benefit from free running play activity. You may be asked to put your dog on lead at times or declined for future meetings if assessed, as not benefiting from social interaction with others.
You must watch your dog during meetings for inappropriate behaviour, such as bothering, forceful play or dominating others. A brief period on lead may be enough to diminish or distract from these tendencies.
Adult male dogs are only accepted if they are castrated. Bitches in season cannot attend a meeting for 3 to 4 weeks from onset.
Extendable leads are not allowed at group meetings, being deemed unsafe in group activities.
All dog waste to be picked up and the bagged waste placed in the bins provided.
By attending a Dog Meeting, you are agreeing to the risks of free running dogs and terms set out. Should your dog become involved in a spat or fight with another dog(s) or person causing a loss or injury, you will be responsible, along with the other parties involved, for any costs incurred. Although we offer advice to curb inappropriate behaviour, we do not accept responsibility for any costs or losses at Fun 4 All Dog Club.
Inappropriate Dog Behaviour at Group Dog Meetings
We retain the right to ask you not to bring back any dogs that show signs of aggressive or anti-social behaviour towards other dogs or people.
Car Parking at Group Dog Meetings
When attending meetings or group exclusive private hire you are required to park overlooking the secure field, were there is enough parking for 14 cars. Fun 4 All Dog Club cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss that is sustained at the Clubs premises located within Lubcloud Farm.
CoVid-19 Restrictions at Group Dog Meetings
Please minimise the numbers attending from your family. Children must be supervised at all times and must be old enough to understand and adhere to social distancing rules.
The hand sanitiser provided must be used and at dog social meetings, your temperatures will be taken at the entrance gate on arrival.
Please do NOT attend social meetings if you are experiencing CoVid-19 symptoms. These include, but are not restricted to, a persistent cough or high temperature.
You are required to agree to the above and adhere to the 2-metre social distancing rule as per government guidelines.
Fun 4 All Dog Club is registered with the NHS and the Track and Trace QR code is displayed on the premises - if you do not use the NHS application, you will be required to give your name and contact number for all dog meetings.
See Government updates https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Contact: Helen Taylor 07714 931918
A First Aid kit is provided in the shed, along with emergency contact number for the nearest veterinary practice.
Thank you for your custom
We hope you enjoy our facilities and we look forward to you returning soon.