Another fun run on a lovely still wellington day !
Sniffari is a dog paradise ! Our first visit yesterday and Bruno had so much fun - he slept all afternoon 😊. Safe and secure space to run and explore - thank you Annie for sharing your property !
We love our visits to the farm!
Friendly host on arrival. Lovely spot for dogs to run around freely and plenty of smells to sniff! Only the top paddock was available with this visit due to a fallen tree and that was plenty for my dog to burn off her energy for the morning. Thanks for providing the area :)
The host was there to meet us. She showed me around and then left us to explore. The varied terrain, lots of different vegetation types and even a small pond made our visit exciting! Django had a great time and didn’t want to leave.
My first visit to The Sniffari Paddock and Oti had a great time de-stressing and zooming madly there. Highly recommend it as a problem free way to have some quality time with your dog. We will be back xx
Fab time as always!
Wonderful visit as always. The boys had such a good time.
Thank you for the treats for the boys being the 600th visit. I had forgotten.
Awesome day 👏
The boys loved the new agility additions and had so much fun testing things out 😃
Our boys absolutely love coming here! Such a beautiful safe space for them to be dogs. They love the pond and playing with the falled pinecones. They're absolutley tuckered after an hour or so.
My old girl can't run like she used to, but she loves to sniff. As always it is awesome to have a place like this available where she can sniff to her hearts content and not see any other dogs :)
We love this sniffspot - always so many places to explore for our dog, lots of rabbit smells and loves having a dip in the pond.
Our two dogs love the farm. One of them has had a hip replacement 2 years ago and it's a joy to watch her running around the paddock. Lots to sniff and investigate and really good shady spots that she finds to rest in when she needs a break. The other dog just wants to run and run, and this spot is perfect for that. He also loves the swampy pond in the lower paddock.
Always a joy, to let Frankie be a dog safely. Thank you for sharing this sanctuary with us, Annie!
Another great day as always and finally the sun ☀️ came out for us (not that the boys mind either way).
Lots of splashing in the pond to cool down ;)
What an awesome space! The dogs had the best time.
Annie always goes above and beyond to ensure your visit is fantastic every time!
Fantastic spot with lots of smells and different areas to explore - something under the wood pile holds great appeal!!!! Highly recommend this facility.
Excellent vist. The paddock is a wondeful way for us to evaluate how Gambits arthritis management regime is working. :) Both the boys had a wonderful time, the pond and the swamp were a hit.
Awesome day again - even if we do seem to pick the wet weather!!
Boys loved it, so much fund dipping in and out of the pound 💦
Awesome day again - even if we do seem to pick the wet weather!!
Boys loved it, so much fund dipping in and out of the pound 💦
Lots of fun for both of our dogs at this amazing, fully fenced area!
It was our first time going into the lower paddock since it has reopened and the dogs loved it. Daiquiri turned into a little crocodile swimming in the swampy pond. Definitely recommend wearing gum boots for the lower paddock. Perfect spot for doing some gun dog retrieve practice. Thank you Annie for another wonderful visit.
Absolutely awesome way to spend an hour. Fabulous place - the dogs loved the space and the sniffs (and the pond - top tip: take a towel). Annie was very friendly and helpful and we’ll definitely be back.
I've been to the sniffari several times and each time the dogs I've taken have had a blast. The host has made things easy and they are always making improvements to the area. If there is anything to be made aware of, the information has been provided up front. I love thay there have been long lines to borrow which is really handy if you haven't got one or have forgotten yours. They were even accommodating to us having a pet photo shoot there when my girl got on in age and I wanted a safe space in nature to have some nice photos taken. The sniffari was the perfect spot. I would highly recommend to most people to visit with their dogs. I would though say that you do still need to be able to keep control of youe dog as there can be stock in the neighbouring paddock, a possibility of seeing rabbits and ducks in the pond so any dogs who can't be controlled could get themselves into trouble but that's not the fault of the hosts. That's the nature of going to a paddock oasis. 🙂
Thank you so much for sharing your spot with us. The dogs love it and are so excited to arrive. Just to let you know we are away for the next 4 weeks probably.
Had a great time exploring the top paddock and looking forward to going in the bottom paddock as well next time. Our dog loved all the smells and fossicking in the bushes. Great hosts to deal with and will be returning again soon.
Fab time as always! It was so lovely to be able to give my girls a big decompression walk before all the Christmas festivities. We had two very calm and content pups after. Thank you so much!
As always, a lovely visit.
The dogs had a wonderful time, even in the rain!
They love visiting
Another great time - our boys loved it!
Fabulous as always! We had such a nice day for it. Practiced our weaves with the agility equipment too.
My dogs had a fabulous time. I can see this being a regular thing. It was great to see them be dogs in a safe environment.
Wonderful as always! Lovely space to roam in
Once again, great spot. Our boys absolutely loved it :)
We have been meaning to book for such a long time and finally got round to it. It was so good being able to fully decompress with my dogs and not have to worry about anyone or rude dogs coming out of nowhere. Great for stock exposure too, my girls watched the horses, sheep and ducks in a safe environment and able to desensitise to them. Thank you so much. We will be making it a regular part of our girls routine
One dog got very badly injured and host told us off for breaking level 2 rules by having a meet up/play date however both dogs are in the same family bubble. She wasn’t interested in this information and continued to tell us off. I wouldn’t go back.
Another great adventure on your property. Thanks so much for offering this service, it is so great to have a safe space for the dogs to explore.
Such a great place to take our x2 dogs and let them run wild. They LOVED the pond and we loved being able to let them be dogs without worrying about other people/dogs being around. Can't believe we didn't know about this hidden gem before now! Will most definitely be back, our boys loved it.
they were so excited, crying all the way up the hill thanks
An excellent space that our two Huntaway crosses loved to bits! They had lots of fun, and got a great physical and sensory workout! The weather was awful but that didn’t dampen their energy levels at all. The 1st, upper area is fully fenced, and the vast majority of the lower section is too! Long lines available on site to borrow but we had our own, which we used in the lower area and then in the upper area we let them off to roam and tear about the place! Will definitely be back!
Absolutely brilliant spot - safe and lots for dogs to explore! Thank you so much for sharing with us :)
Incredible as always. Love having a safe space that has been designed and maintained by a dog trainer, for Frankie to be a dog.
Maisie (greyhound) and friends love this place! A safe and beautiful country mix of open spaces to zoom around in, trees, bushes, a pond (to cool), and other nooks and crannies to explore. Have been twice and booked in again!
Our dog loves it here. Very tidy and heaps for the dogs to do. It’s amazing that there’s hosts doing this for our pets. Would recommend anyone to take your pup here
The hosts were fantastic and genuine. Our dog absolutely loved it and so did we. With so many landlords being anti dog, it’s nice to see people going out of their way to help dog owners
Annie's sniff spot is perfect for our spooky greyhound boy. He got to have a good sniff and run around without scary noises or people to bother him.
Love this place. Soooo much fun!
another wonderful morning at our local sniffspot. Sadie slept from 10am to 3pm after our visit simply because she gets so much out of it!
Absolutely loved our time in the sniffari paddock. It’s well thought out such a great space to safely exercise and explore with your pups. We will definitely be back!
Sadie loved it at this sniff spot, and we will be back soon. Thanks for making your place avalible to dogs and their parents!
Really pleased to have finally found a secure, safe place to let the doggies off leash.
There was lots of space to explore and so many new smells to decipher.
Thankyou so much to hosts Annie and Jonty for making our first visit easy.
We’ll be making regular bookings.
thanks so much Annie. they had a ball today at the pond. Brisbane said hi to the horse, they just watched each other, no barking
Loved it thanks very much
Daisy had such a fun time! She’s leash reactive to other dogs so the option of taking her somewhere with a large fully fenced space she can run free is amazing. And she loved exploring the second paddock too, we kept her on a long line in there as the fence isn’t fully dog proof at the moment, they even had long lines to borrow which was great as we’d left ours at home. We’ll definitely be back for more sniffaris!
Wow! All 3 dogs had such a lovely time, they could barely contain their joy. We spent a bit of time at the top paddock as there was just so much to explore. After 25-30 mins we went down to the bottom paddock and Nara went for a couple of swims in the pond. Her idea of bliss. Then headed up the other side to explore around the pine trees. We did not use the whole hour this time but will be back to explore some more. Highly Recommend!
Loved it!! Dogs had an amazing time super tidy and easy to navigate! Awesome hospitality
This is such a great experience for dogs. The property is lovely, includes a pond and large areas to run around. Thank you for hosting both families and giving a safe space for our dogs to explore.
Our puppy always has such a great time here.
Lots of space to play and train. Horses in nearby paddock so was good to be able to use them for desensitisation training. Such a great place to be able to take your dogs.
Excellent place to take your dogs!
Such an awesome spot! We had a great time and Albie loved it!
Lots of different areas to explore and the top part has dig proof fencing which is great. The pond especially was a cool experience for Albie. We will definitely be back 😊
Lovely paddocks in a beautiful country setting for doggo to run around in/sniff about. Jonty was very friendly and gave a full introduction to the property/explanation of everything we needed to know.
Second visit for our boys, 2 year old Hunterways. They had a fantastic time. Our experience from beginning to end of our visit is five stars. The top paddock area is absolutely wonderful. It is the only area we have usedso far. Our boys are a work in progress regarding recall. There are trees to play in, horses and sheep to watch at a distance. It is such a blessing to have such a wonderful place and to know that your dog/s are safe.
Lovely host, beautiful spot with plenty of room to run and play.
This place far exceeded my expectations. Great set up for dogs, owner is very friendly and it is a beautiful location. I have taken my dogs there a few times now and will continue to.
Awesome as always
Wonderful host, who clearly explained the boundaries where our boys two year old Hunter ways (one with anxiety) could play. A very welled fence good size smaller area with trees and tree trunks and even dog toys to play with. We didn't use the much larger area that has fencing, but not as good as the smaller area that includes a duck pond and hills and trees to play around. Our boys had a fantastic time.
A great time for our dog!
Great as always!
Great as always!
Great as always!
It was great as always
My pup had an amazing experience with another dog. Prior to our hour on the paddock we had a quick orientation with our host then it was straight into exploring. The paddock is fully dog secure and long leads are provided for dogs with limited recall. There is a duck pond, long grass, and big logs to explore, and livestock in neighbouring paddocks to look at. The drive to the farm winding up the hill also has breathtaking views.
Outstanding experience. Will be back for sure!
Another lovely visit - thanks again
So much fun!
Fantastic spot thanks
As always, Diesel had a ball. Biggest smile ever :)
Bentley had a great time, such a great spot and a fantastic idea.
We took our puppy here for his first birthday and he had such a great time. Annie was an amazing host and popped out to wish him a happy birthday.
Great as always.
Always wonderful :)
Lovely as always!
As always a lovely spot.
Always a joy - thanks again
Awesome as always!
Such a great place to take your dogs.
Always so much fun!
Fabulous as usual.
Frankie is her happiest, most care-free self at this place. Forever grateful for Annie taking into consideration the needs of our dogs. The half an hour buffer between appointments between sessions makes it stress-free from arriving to leaving in that we never come across other dogs.
Frankie LOVES getting mucky so the pond down the bottom is her highlight of the visit. Worth every dollar!
As always a lovely trip. Thanks for the chance to hang
We were given lots of help and support to take our two dogs around the property, using a long line for one and learning about how I can use that in other spaces. They both managed to get exhausted and dirty and seemed self satisfied. Thanks Annie
Great spot for our dog to have a run around and explore. Three different areas to meet all of our needs. Great spot for training as well. Will definitely be back!
Another great experience, we love this place! Muddy, happy paws
I great place to play!
Great time as usual, the dogs had a great time practising jumping on the logs and took themselves for a swim in the pond :)
What a fantastic place for my reactive dog - no stress wondering if we will run into any other people or animals, so much space and so many interesting things to sniff that you don’t get in the city. And most importantly - plenty of sticks. She’s now a very happy and tired dog! We will be sure to come back again soon!
Love the private access, the views and the fact there is a toilet :) It's great having a place like this available to Wellington dog owners!
Absolutely beautiful spot, so well thought out and the perfect space to safely exercise and decompress our puppy during that funky teenage stage! Despite taking toys with us, he finds the toys already there to be his favourite ☺️😁
We absolutely loved it, the dogs and children were very happy. A great idea. We will be back again.
Wonderful welcoming environment with lots of variety for dogs..a pond, swampy areas with rushes and flaxes perfect for sniffing and large open spaces for my dog to race around. My dog is small (mini dachshund) so can squeeze through the fences so I keep her on my own long line. I do see that the owner also has some available for use.
We LOVE Sniffari! So nice to have a place where we can romp unleashed and not ever worry that another dog will appear. The sniffari paddock has long grass, bushes, fallen trees, a pond, and occasionally farm animals in adjacent fields, so there is always something to sniff or train. There's even dog poo compost bins and a toilet for the humans! Annie goes above and beyond to accommodate her guests.
Love the improvements! The fences are perfectly secure at the top level, i can let Diesel run around off lead without a worry :)
What a beautiful, well thought out space. I have never felt so safe and happy on a walk with Frankie!
Thank you so much for a beautiful place for us to let Frankie be a dog 👏🏻
Lots of variety...flax bushes to explore, logs and wood to climb up and around, open spaces to zip around...but the absolute most favourite was the boggy swamp...
Every time we visit, you can see the improvements being made. The planting, fencing and mowing really make a difference to how safe it feels to let your dog loose. The facility to deposit your dog’s poop down a compost hole is most welcome too, as we drive quite a way to come here (because it is so special), and we don’t have the smell of it in our vehicle. Our dogs now recognise the place and they get excited as we drive up the hill to get to it. Thanks so much Annie.
Amazing space with lots of different areas for the dogs to explore. Annie was lovely and gave a run through of the facilities and paddocks. We'll definitely be back soon.
Amazing big property with plenty to explore : bush, farm, swimming pond, swampland, grass and hills. The dogs loved it and will be
Awesome as always :)
An excellent location for dog training and playing!
Annie is very welcoming and takes the time to give you a good orientation and opportunity to ask any questions. Very important if your dog has any specific needs.
Great fenced facility for my dog reactive dog. Safe, every one can relax
Awesome spot for our two big dogs to have a hoon and play.
Fab as always
Awesome as always
Great safe spot for our greyhound to get some speed up! An absolute joy to watch her and the kids goofing around in a paddock!
Excellent for a run around as well as a training area.
Fabulous sniff spot. YwD truly cares about all dogs.
Love this spot. So much for my little man to run around and sniff and do whatever he pleases. It makes me happy to have this for him, as it's too high risk to let him off leash most other areas.
Fantastic spot for Diesel to run around having a great time without having to worry about him running into another dog. Highly recommend.
What a lovely spot! Freya is reactive on leash and can get quite aroused by even just seeing another dog. It’s so nice to have a safe space for her to just explore without having to worry about other dogs. The three paddocks are wonderful, we were very pleasantly surprised there’s a duck pond :)
Annie was really hospitable; she gave us a tour of the property and offered use of long lines.
Our pups really enjoyed their time here - lots to sniff and explore!
A great time was had by my small dogs, one is a terrier cross so the long lines lent to me were invaluable. They had freedom to explore and I had piece of mind. Will definitely revisit.
I am so happy this is a thing! Diesel is extremely reactive to other dogs, even at quite a distance, so there aren't that many places we can go without encountering other dogs. He had an absolute ball running around all over the place, hunting (didn't get anything lol), and we played some ball. Thank you so much guys, we will be regular visitors :)
Great spot for adventuring and sniffing! Griffin loved it.
Congratulations to Annie and Jonty for a great venue. We have two rescued American Staffies 4 and 3 years respectively. For ours we felt a long lead was necessary whilst they familiarised themselves with smells in the space. We will return
We didn’t know what to expect as we had never heard of Sniffspot. What we found in terms of a useful space to entertain our dog was brilliant. The different paddock levels made it really interesting for our dog. Many thanks
Though my dogs aren't reactive they don't get many chances to explore off lead. This place is fantastic! The boys had a blast. The host was great, showing us around. We had all three paddocks to ourselves and they were WELL explored by the boys. They even found a way into the pond and tired themselves out within the first 30 mins. Highly recommend and definitely will be coming back again!