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Band breeds and XL bullies - terms and conditions 

Banned breeds (Including XL bullies from 1.1.24) - specific terms and conditions:

To use the field must be able to meet the following criteria: 

  •  The dog is registered with the index of exempted dog (IED) and a copy of the life certificate can be obtained and provided  to us in the event of a claim.​

  •  A copy of the public liability insurance certificate for the dog can be obtained and provided to us in the event of a claim.

  • The dog handler ratio is 1:1 with their handler at all times - (Handler ratio for homes with multiple dogs - if you have more then one dog the XL Bully must have one handler, then another handler from the same household for the other dogs. For example - one XL Bully and two other non band breeds, you will need one person for the XL Bully and one person for the other two dogs.)

  • The dog is Neutered - some XL Bully's will be too young depending on their age by 1st Feb, in these cases specific age related guidance by the government should be followed​

  • The dog is Micro Chipped​

  • The dog is muzzled at all times - The muzzle can be removed once secured in the private field - you must lock yourself inside the exercise area using the bolt on the inside of the gate, the muzzle must be worn in the car park area at all times.

  • The field is private property with no public access passing through​

  • The field is securely fenced and locked so the dog cannot escape​

  • The dog is kept on a lead until the gate is shut when entering the field - including when in the car park area at all times.​

  • The dog is put back on a lead before opening the gate to leave the field into the car park area.

Further information inlcuding the definition of an XL bully can be found here:

 The governments definition of an XL bully dog can be found here. 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/official-definition-of-an-xl-bully-dog/official-definition-of-an-xl-bully-dog

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