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710 17th St SW
Vero BeachFlorida32962US
5.0498
55This was a great place! Our pit mix is dog-reactive and was free to be off the leash and run his hardest, and he even did some swimming. We did keep him on his leash until we were past the horses and then he forgot about them for the most part.
55Such a beautiful property! Our three dogs were elated to be off leash for the first time and got some great exercise. Felt completely secure in the totally fenced in property, and the beautiful trees gave tons of great shade. We will definitely be visiting again!
55Besides the property being like heaven on earth the host family are phenomenal human beings. So kind, considerate & generous. We are so blessed to get to visit this magnificent wonderland.
55It's a great place for my Dog to explore. My dog loved the horses; they were very friendly and greeted us behind the fence. My dog even tried to kiss the small horse through the fence/
55This is the best sniffspot in Florida. No doubt about it. Magnificent!
55Amazing….probably the best spot in all of Florida……..❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
55My very favorite place. Simply the best!!!
55This is such an incredible place! As we roll into summer our dogs really enjoy the swimming ponds, running the trail around the property and there is plenty of shade! Highly recommend!
55Such a fun day ! My pups ran , swam and had a great time today! Lots of shade and plenty of water holes for my pups 🐶!
55Awesome location for the pup to cool off in the pond and on the shaded trails. Thank you
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Canter Woods Farm FULLY FENCED in Vero Beach

Vero Beach, Florida
Fully Fenced
19 acres
5.0498 reviews
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Canter Woods Farm FULLY FENCED in Vero Beach

Vero Beach, Florida
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Hosted by Tess W.
Membership
5.0498 reviews
Top spot
Membership
Fully Fenced
19 acres
Canter Woods Farm FULLY FENCED in Vero Beach - Vero Beach, Florida
Canter Woods Farm FULLY FENCED in Vero Beach - Vero Beach, Florida
Canter Woods Farm FULLY FENCED in Vero Beach - Vero Beach, Florida

Fencing

Enclosure

Fully Fenced

Fencing height (at lowest point)

4 ft

96% of guests said fencing at this spot was secure enough to contain their dogs

Gaps or holes in fence: No gaps

Fencing type(s): Wood - non-privacy

Fencing details:

🌟BRAND NEW🌟 fence is now completed, hurray! All 19 acres are included in the fence, which is wooden post-and-rail fence with no-climb wire. NOTE: We have two automated driveway gates on the south end of the property, and periodically one ...
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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 dogsNo

Other domestic animalsSometimes

Other peopleSometimes


Amenities

Lake or pond

River, stream or creek

Field

Dog drinking water

Chairs

Woods


Pricing
$20 per dog per hour

50% off all dogs after the 1st dog

25% off hourly price for 30 min visit

Optional monthly membership available!

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Location

Vero Beach, Florida

Description

Welcome! We are excited to have you and grateful to our guests for making us the 2nd most visited SniffSpot in all of Florida 🩵 Got a big, energetic dog who needs a lot of space to run? You’ve found it! If your dog is happiest in the water, we are here for you! We are a haven for dogs with Strong Opinions about things! 🤗 Doesn’t love people? Come on over! Hates other pets? That’s cool! Lives to chase squirrels and moles? We’re overrun, you do you! We are blessed with 19 gorgeous acres of ♿️ HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE pasture, ancient live oak hammocks, and trails surrounding 3 ponds and a creek leading to a cypress swamp. It’s Old Florida at its very BEST. Canter Woods is on the corner of two dead-end dirt roads with barely any traffic. We are now FULLY FENCED so your dog can safely work out every ounce of excess energy! Seating and picnic tables are provided throughout the property, and there is plenty of natural shade. We have a private road that runs all around the inside of the fence, so if your dog likes to run alongside you while you pedal, go ahead and bring your bicycle! The road/trail is almost completely shaded, so even on the hottest of days, it’s quite pleasant. One of our trails, which fully accommodates any vehicle, leads directly to our main seating area adjacent to not one but two ponds. Guests who use a wheelchair, crutches, or a walker can make it from their vehicle to a sturdy chair or lounger in just 6-8 feet ♿️ If you would like access to this parking spot, simply arrange with us. Our shallow swimming ponds are fed nonstop by a deep artesian well. We also have plenty of wildlife—depending on how rambunctious your dog might be, you may see otters, soft shelled turtles, tortoises, wood ducks, raccoons, armadillos, rabbits, and squirrels. We also have a plentiful supply of water birds—herons, egrets, and more. We are a Certified Wildlife Habitat™️! 🍃🌱🌿🪵🐇 We have horses on the premises in paddocks, and they’re tolerant of dogs and their mischief and love ♥️ our SniffSpot dog guests. Hopefully your dog is tolerant of these large mysterious creatures and doesn’t harass them! If you think your dog might be aggressive with the horses and get over or under their sturdy 4-foot paddock fence, please use a leash when in proximity of the barn and paddock! Do note that our horses are ridden and worked often, so there’s always the possibility that you will encounter “evidence” of a horse having passed there before you 😉 As we say around here, that’s farm life for ya! If that kind of thing bothers you, this probably isn’t the right spot for you. We are not manicured lawn—we are a farm and woods and a certified wildlife habitat. Note that we do have some predator animals such as hawks, owls, and the occasional bobcat, so this area is best suited for dogs over about 15 pounds. We keep our 4-lb chihuahua mostly inside, since we moved here. Parking is near the main entrance gate, close to the barn, and you are invited to start off your visit on the trails, following Bambi’s Run at the main entrance. Poop bags, maps, and a trash can are located on a pine tree at the parking area and near the horse paddock. ✨ PLEASE NOTE: We are specifically requesting that you do NOT come to our farm to “check us out” WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT. Please respect that Canter Woods is also our home, and we are closed to anyone who doesn’t have an appointment. For our security and the safety of our guests and their dogs, we have surveillance cameras in use at all our entrances. MEMBERS-ONLY HOURS: We reserve before-work 7:30-10:30 am, Saturday mornings until noon, and all day on Sundays for dog lovers who have chosen to be members. Members also get a lower rate that’s never subject to a price increase + free use of our wash rack and dog shampoo! (a big bonus for the big dogs in our lives!) WE ARE CLOSED ON TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS 🦋

Cleanliness

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

Hazards

There is a footbridge leading to an island in the middle of one of our ponds. There is no handrail, and the boards are very soft. We do NOT recommend that you or your dog cross that bridge.

Extras

Wash that big dog outside!$7

It’s SO much easier to bathe big dogs outside! We have 2 outdoor wash stands with good drainage and hoses, rubber mats, cross-ties (basically a leash on each side of your dog’s head) and doggie shampoo available, next to the barn. Bring a towel! Thinking of becoming a member? Use of the wash stands is FREE for members 💦


Host Rules

Minimum visit length
30 minutes
Required advanced notice for visits
3 hours
Max dogs per booking
8
Is the host present?
I generally do not meet my guests

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

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.

In addition, please make sure to read Sniffspot's 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.

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Meet your host

Tess W.

Joined in June 2022

Hi! I’m a piano teacher and a horse mom and a dog mom, plus I’m mom to 4 gorgeous human children and grandmom to 3! My husband Doc is retired finally from a life of near-constant travel, and I work at home. Besides our 7 horses, we keep busy with an exuberant 2-year-old black & white boxer-bully rescue named Bambi who is the World’s Best Dog🥇, a tiny 8-year-old chocolate-brown-pink-nosed “pocket pittie” rescue named Hazel (who feels she is the farm security guard 🚨), a severely abused rescue 2-year-old buff & white pitbull named Manny who is the saddest dog ever and also loves everyone, a lovely 10-year-old Great Dane soul Logan who’s also a rescue and is having trouble moving around now, a 5 or 6-year-old Great Dane named Petunia who was found homeless during Hurricane Ian in the Fort Myers area and is our farm guard dog by her own choosing, and an elderly 15-year-old chihuahua named Lola (for whom we actually paid money) who hates all of us and wants us to know it.


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