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6281 Hollyhock Rd
San AntonioTexas78240US
5.018
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A patch of country in the city

San Antonio, Texas
Partially Fenced
4 acres
5.018 reviews
Sniffpass
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Hosted by Shannon R.

Fencing

Enclosure

Partially Fenced

Fencing details: The back fence has two large openings apprx 2 feet across each. (We have plans to gate these eventually but as of 17 April 23 they are still open) A small opening under the main driveway gate which smaller dogs can scoot under


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 dogsSometimes

Other domestic animalsYes

Other peopleSometimes

Private entryNo


Amenities

Chairs

Rain shelter / sun shade

Water - hose

Long grass

Wild animal sightings

Electric outlet


Pricing
$7 per dog per hour

50% off all dogs after the 1st dog

25% off hourly price for 30 min visit

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This spot offers additional discounts.

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Location

San Antonio, Texas

Description

Come see a nice patch of country in the city. Depending on the time of year, it could be bare with mostly dirt ground and patches of grass) or filled with tall grass and flowers. Towards the late afternoon/early evening you'll usually see deer roaming around. We have backyard chickens that will remain fenced IF we know you are coming early enough to either chase them back into the fence or just not let them out. (Otherwise please ensure your dogs won't kill them if they are loose- again we'll make every effort to contain them if we have enough lead time prior to the booking). If you can pick up your own dogs poop, that's great. But the area is huge so we are not concerned if you miss some piles. It's just bound to happen. The back fence has two large openings apprx 2 feet across each. (We have plans to gate these eventually but as of summer 23 they are still open) Main potential hazards are pictured at the end: Deer (males in November can be aggressive due to mating season.we block off sniffspot access during the most aggressive times) Cactus patch Some wood/poles/scrap metal Kids play area A pool A small opening under the main driveway gate which smaller dogs can scoot under Let me know if you have questions

Cleanliness

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

Hazards

Main potential hazards are pictured at the end: Cactus patch Some wood/poles/scrap metal/barbed wire. (Our dogs don't mess with this so it hasn't been an issue) Kids play area A pool A small opening under the main driveway gate which smaller dogs can scoot under

Host Rules

Minimum visit length
30 minutes
Required advanced notice for visits
2 hours
Max dogs per booking
20

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.

(18) Reviews

  • Joanna Q., Feb 20, 2024

    My dog loved every second running around. Lots of space to run round, the owner was friendly, they left water out for us. Clean overall and would come back many times

  • Amanda T., Feb 12, 2024

    My pups had a great time! Plenty of room for them to run and play!

  • Caroline H., Feb 1, 2024

    Very considerate host!

  • Imani M., Jan 25, 2024

    Shannon is such a great host! The property is very spacious and my pup loved it! So much room to run around and great for desensitizing! Will definitely come again since our pup made a new friend :)

  • Kathy E., Dec 18, 2023

    This was a great place to take my reactive dog without having to travel so far out of town. Shannon was a great host. She pointed out the one gap in the fence, where the cactus patches were, etc so we knew what to avoid. But there is plenty of space so it was great. We had a quick visit this time but will definitely come back when we have more time.

  • mariah g., Dec 16, 2023

    Very open and lots of space for all dogs

  • Liana S., Dec 5, 2023

    When I first arrived Shannon met me outside to show me some spots in the back yard that were shown in her pictures which was very helpful. It was a great experience and will definitely be bringing my dog back!

  • Sarah C., Dec 2, 2023

    This was such a great spot to take the dogs. Shannon was so sweet and explained everything to us, including the couple spots in the fencing that is open. My dog doesn’t have great recall and we never had an issue with him trying to sneak away. Would definitely come back!

  • Maria L., Jul 23, 2023

    Host is hospitable and kind. Plenty of shade as well! Love this place

  • Cara C., May 29, 2023

    Lovely host, thought of everything and a beautiful, tranquil spot with wildflowers and deer sightings. There are two opening in the fencing and if you have a dog that had a recall that is reliable with distractions (like deer) than I would keep them well away from that area with openings or use a long lead. Great spot!

Meet your host

Shannon R.

Joined in December 2022

We love our animals but have always struggled with dog parks. So we're happy to open our big yard for those in the same situation


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