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892 St Rd 149
ValparaisoIndiana46385US
5.04
55The dogs had a great time sniffing around the field and trails. Also thank you for the water bowls, water, and towels.
55Cathy was extremely helpful before my booking and throughout the entire process. I have a rescue pit that is reactive to other dogs. Cathy's place was the perfect spot for us. She provided water, a bowl, a towel and some treats and even offered some add on service options. My dog had a blast running/prancing, sniffing, rolling in the grass (which is one of her favorite activities) and just exploring. We will absolutely be back and hopefully this will become a regular activity for us when the weather is nice.
55Great spot! Lots of space to explore and smell. Catherine was great with communication and completely respected my fearful/reactive gal. Plus she was gracious enough to put some water, bowls and a towel out for us. Definitely recommend 👍🏼
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Pet Ranch: Catherine's 17 Acre Unfenced Private Dog Park In Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Indiana
Unfenced
17 acres
5.04 reviews
Sniffpass
Membership
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Hosted by Catherine J.

Fencing

Enclosure

Unfenced

Fencing details: No fence


Designed for private play
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit.

Distractions seen/heard from the spot

Other dogsYes

Other domestic animalsSometimes

Other peopleYes

Private entryYes


Amenities

River, stream or creek

Field

Dog drinking water

Chairs

Woods

Trail


Pricing
$10 per dog per hour

50% off all dogs after the 1st dog

Optional monthly membership available!

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Location

Valparaiso, Indiana

Description

Farmland Property has two farm fields, Woods with trails. 10 Achres of grass and Salt Creek in back of the house/yard. (Fallen Trees down in trails from last tornado. All pets, teens and children must stay with owner at all times! Stay away from widow makers: Any tree leaned against another which, will fall at some point and could kill any living thing under it! 10 foot drop off surrounding entire property= wetland/tertuaries: Do not enter due to probable quick sand, per great Lakes fish and game wardens and assigned wetland scientist that frequent property and protect the wetlands. All NW IN wild animals share property. Brown recuse spiders: found on wood. Coyotes, deer and wild turkeys roam throughout the land. Sand cranes, geese, large Crows, Owls, and Midwest birds hang out. Eagles, and Hawks will take small dogs, cats and children. No drugs, marijuana, alcohol, smoking nor vaping while wandering property with dog on sniffspot.com. Thank you!

Cleanliness

100% of guests said this spot was as clean as expected during their visit.

Hazards

Always, watch and stay with your dog and children! NWI Wild animals. Brown recluse spiders on wood. Long black Gardner Snakes. An occational Coyote. Hawks and Eagles can/will take small dogs, cats and children.

Extras

Bottled Water for pets/owners.$1

I would go in and bring out from my refrigerator.

Gallon Jug of Drinking Water$0

One raised pet feed/water dish/holder kept available on sight for all guest appointments.

Hot Chocolate$5

I have Kereg Kups and Swiss Miss packages with & w/out marshmallow whereas, I add hot water.


Extras

Bottled Water for pets/owners.$1

I would go in and bring out from my refrigerator.


Gallon Jug of Drinking Water$0

One raised pet feed/water dish/holder kept available on sight for all guest appointments.


Hot Chocolate$5

I have Kereg Kups and Swiss Miss packages with & w/out marshmallow whereas, I add hot water.

Host Rules

Minimum visit length
1.0 hour
Required advanced notice for visits
24 hours
Max dogs per booking
5
Is the host present?
I prefer to meet my guests on their first visits
Additional rules

By appointment only! Do not walk under a widow maker! Kick any logs before picking up. No smoking or vaping in any wooded areas! No littering or butts left anywhere! Pick up after your dog pottys. Must have food accompany a campfire.


Community safety rules
Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the spot.
Make sure the area is safe and secure before bringing your dog in.
Never enter a spot before your booking start time and never leave late.
Pick up after your dogs. Leave the spot as it was when you arrived.
Always review and abide by spot specific rules.
Unless otherwise stated, restrooms are not available on site.

Booking Policies

Booking Policies
Only one booking is allowed at a time at any spot and there is an enforced 30 min buffer between all bookings to ensure dogs in separate bookings do not meet.
This spot is set for Booking, which means you will be instantly confirmed for any booking you request. You will receive the address and access instruction immediately following booking.
Visits can be moved or cancelled up to 2 hours before a visit.
Visits can be extended and dogs can be added throughout the visit.

(4) Reviews

  • Lauren N., Mar 2, 2024

    The dogs had a great time sniffing around the field and trails. Also thank you for the water bowls, water, and towels.

  • Tiffany K., Oct 28, 2023

    Cathy was extremely helpful before my booking and throughout the entire process. I have a rescue pit that is reactive to other dogs. Cathy's place was the perfect spot for us. She provided water, a bowl, a towel and some treats and even offered some add on service options. My dog had a blast running/prancing, sniffing, rolling in the grass (which is one of her favorite activities) and just exploring. We will absolutely be back and hopefully this will become a regular activity for us when the weather is nice.

    Host replied: Thank you Tiffany!

  • Erin S., Apr 13, 2023

    Great spot! Lots of space to explore and smell. Catherine was great with communication and completely respected my fearful/reactive gal. Plus she was gracious enough to put some water, bowls and a towel out for us. Definitely recommend 👍🏼

    Host replied: Thank you Erin! :D

  • Tiffany K., Nov 3, 2023

    Host replied: Tiffany, Pixie and their friend ( new to the park) were awesome guests! Tiffany communicated very well and it was fantastic that she brought a welcomed guest of her own today. All of them kept all the rules and looked as though they had a good time! Thank you Tiffany and Pixie! I Love having you as guests and recommend you to other park owners!

Meet your host

Catherine J.

Joined in January 2023

Dear Guest, I love allowing Dog Mom's and/or dad's to enjoy my yard with me. I make sure all my guests have appointments so, when they are using the yard, their time outside is set aside just for them and their dog. I can often see you out their through my windows but, I keep away from the windows because just like the deer that visit, your dog always knows when someone sees them. I want you and your dog to feel ut's a safe place for you just as I do for the deer. So, when I have an Airbnb guest and their dog staying with me inside my home I let everyone know when I have appointments so you, they and myself and my dog can all take our appointed turns outside. I'm glad when your visiting and want you and your dog to have a wonderful time! Thank you for your Appointed bookings and if you need anything, please feel free to ask. Over time I will e adding to the amenities. Sincerely and Warm wishes, Cathy


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