Our hosts are locals that are renting their yards and private land to dog owners
Trust and safety first
Spots are designed for safety and both hosts and guests are reviewed after each visit
Designed for private play
Only the people and dogs in your booking are allowed in the spot during your visit
Reactive dogs welcome
Many of the spots we list are designed with sensitive dogs in mind
Many of our dog parks have the option to access member-only benefits with a fixed monthly price
What people say about dog parks around Danbury, Connecticut
Awesome! The yard is huge! Very secure fencing. Our 9 month old German Shorthair Pointer loved running around through the woods. We could hear some dogs barking at times, but they weren’t in view from the yard. No people either. He loved the chickens too! We’ll definitely be back!
So much fun to watch my dog and her friend Fig race around this wonderful property! Wear your boots because there is a lot of poop around that was probably left from other renters. But other than that, it was an amazingly large space that my pup loved!!
This is an amazing place for my reactive dog. He and I both were able to let go of most of the worries that come with a normal walk and he could truly enjoy being a dog. He ran around and had so much to sniff he was asleep 10 minutes of being back in the car. I will be using this place again, it was so worth it.
This spot is absolutely amazing. Completely fenced in so I did not have to worry about my curious boy getting out. There is plenty of space to explore through the woods and a huge clearing to throw the ball. The chickens are such a special feature of this spot, my dog was fostered on a farm before he came to MA so he was so excited to see the (very well contained) chickens! Thank you, Shana for a wonderful experience! Looking forward to coming back soon.
This is my go to spot, today I brought my sister and her dog to meet my reactive dog and it was amazing. We didn't have to worry about other dogs/people and could really watch their interactions without worry which for a reactive dog mom is the biggest relief in the world. Denny got to see chickens up close and that was a blast! We live this spot and will keep coming back
We brought an active german short haired pointer who loves to play fetch that we were dog sitting. Our yard, while fenced in, is just too small for her level of energy. The "field" area was perfect for her - she LOVED it. She is not much of an explorer but we did walk around a bit and it felt secure, as described. We heard a lot of barking when we first arrived but the dogs inside quieted down within a few minutes. Thank you so much for allowing visitors via sniffspot!
Shana was wonderful in communicating: warm, professional and responsive. Her place is truly a doggie (and human) paradise! Wide berths for romping about, offset by a fabulous chicken coop (with a rather unflappable brood) and a perfect amount of contained woods: deep enough to explore but without any fear of losing sight of your dog. I have no idea how my GSD pup will ever be satisfied with our neighborhood dog park again after getting two hours to frolic unfettered here! Also, the place is completely contained, it’s perfect to work on off-leash recall training (a near impossibility with the distractions of a standard dog park). We live over 45 minutes away but are already planning to come back. I have truly never seen my pup happier!
The area is enclosed and spacious. The lawn trim and the area clean. I went with my two dogs, and I felt comfortable with letting run around and do their thing. One of my dogs is reactive to other dogs; he jumps and lunges at other dogs especially behind barriers, making it difficult for him to socialize with other dogs. This SniffSpot let him stretch his legs at a new, secure location that was stimulating for him.
Wonderful sniff spot with many different facets to the yard! It was a super hang out or training spot. Plan to book again soon! The wisteria in the backyard smelled heavenly.
Hosts could not have been nicer. To top it off was able to purchase the largest organic eggs I have ever seen from S. The chickens were very friendly and safely in their coop for our visit. Thank you S & D for sharing your special spot with us!
My dogs had a blast! Their people had as much fun watching Taj and Luna run and play! Thank you, Shana. See you next week!!
Very pleasant space. Our two pups, a German Shepherd mix and a Blue Heeler mix, loved exploring and sniffing around!
Great spot, friendly host, fencing was secure along the entire perimeter. Plenty of open space and we enjoyed the woodsy areas along the back and side of the yard as well. The chickens were well protected in their area and appeared unbothered and maybe just as curious about my dog as he was of them. We also bought a dozen fresh eggs that I tried upon returning home, delicious!
Great, pleasant spot! Lots of room for our two large dogs to run and play. Tons of interesting smells for them. We initially weren't sure what our dogs would think of the chickens, but they were curious but polite. And the chickens seemed totally unfazed by two strange dogs peering at them through the fence.
Wonderful location- plenty of grassy areas, some wooded area around the edge, and what my dog found to be the most fascinating chickens. Our reactive dog spent most of the time sniffing around everywhere, and it was nice to be able to let him off the leash and just let him do his thing.
Shauna was super friendly and helpful! When we first arrived we were able to hear her dogs barking, but they quiet after that and we never saw them. If your dog is in the wooded area, they may also come within eyesight of some neighbors but the fencing is solid.
100% recommend- we will be back!
What your dog wants! What your dog needs! Humans may like a perfectly groomed park like atmosphere but dogs want to sniff and poke around. This spot has it all. Large, nicely mowed grass area to play ball or frisbee but also plenty of woodsy areas to sniff around and look for squirrels and chipmunks. Super private -- no worries about something setting off your reactive dog. This place is decompression for dogs and humans alike at its best. New fencing in the works but the old fencing is perfectly secure. We're moving into the area from out of town and the host has been friendly, helpful, and welcoming. We will be back! P.S. Get some awesome eggs while you're here.
Great space!! The dogs had a great time! We will definitely be back. Communication with host was easy. Toys and water available.
It was absolutely amazing! Our pups totally enjoyed it! Each of my pups found something amazing.
My oldest, Dazzle, loved running all around and rolling in…grass 😃😉 Prosecco, the middle pup, loved finding a toy. He ran around throwing it up in the air and catching it again. Sooooooo exciting. My youngest Champ, 9.5months, loved the big open space. Ball. Frisbee. Chasing the others pups. Whatever. He was totally game.
The yard was completely fenced in. Planning to come back on a weekly basis. Because it’s that good.
We had a great time! Lots of room to run and explore. Thankfully the chickens didn’t mind being barked at either! ☺️
This is our favorite sniffspot! It is very well fenced and there is a lot of room to run. The chickens are well protected and sturdy (the dogs can't get to them).
We had a great time here! There's so much space for the dogs and there were some toys throughout the property. The lawn was well maintained. We will be back again!
What other types of private dog parks are available?
Dog water parks
Many hosts have added water features like pools and/or are nearby lakes or rivers.
It is important for dogs to have off leash exercise to sniff and run. But the free and open nature of public dog parks has drawbacks. There could be aggressive dogs, disease transmission and cleanliness issues. For this reason, many dog behaviorists discourage visiting public dog parks and recommend Sniffspot's private dog parks. Sniffspot private dog parks only allow one guest to book at a time and are not open to the public, which solves many of these issues.
Are dog parks safe?
While public dog parks have a number of safety issues, such as aggressive dogs, disease transmission and general cleanliness, Sniffspot dog parks much safer than public dog parks. With Sniffspot all bookings are private for just you and dogs you bring with you and we require all dogs to be vaccinated (or have equivalent titers). All Sniffspot locations are vetted and reviewed by guests so you can find the perfect place for you and your dog. 0% of reviews on Sniffspot visits in the Danbury area are 5 stars.
How do I know if a dog park works for my dog?
You can filter Sniffspot dog parks by fencing and distractions. If your dog doesn't have good recall, you can visit one of our 208 fully fenced dog parks in the area. If your dog is reactive to other dogs, you can visit one of our 44 off leash areas where there are no dogs audible or visible nearby. You can also filter locations to avoid other domestic animals and people. We also recommend reading reviews and reaching out to the host with any questions.
The Danbury area has 6 Sniffspot locations with private trails for you and your dog to walk or hike. Dogs can generally be off leash on Sniffspot trails. The most popular trail is Coleman's Private Dog Park In Millerton.
Are there dog agility courses for rent in Danbury?