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Dock & Facility Rules

A facility waiver must be signed and filed for each participant.


  • Keep an up-to-date record of your dog’s vaccination records with Rustic Lodge Diving Dogs.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO ABUSE will be tolerated.  You will be asked to leave with no refund.

  • Dog handlers are permitted in the pool, but only to use the ladder when getting out, not the ramp. 

  • Children under the age of 5 are not permitted on the dock.  Any children 5 years or older are permitted on the dock with a parent.  Parent supervision is required for any handler under the age of 18.

  • CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG.  No exceptions.




  • Dogs should not be excessively dirty when going in the pool.  We need to keep our dock and pool as clean as possible.

  • Female dogs in heat are NOT PERMITTED in the facility. 

  • If your dog is showing signs of aggression, do not be alarmed if we ask you to leave.

  • If you are not on the dock, you MUST have your dog leashed at ALL TIMES!

  • No use of prong, shock, or choke collars are permitted on the dock.

  • All dog toys that will be used in the pool are required to be floatable.

  • No treats or food allowed on the dock at any time!


Private Sessions:

  • You must cancel your session 24 hours prior to the scheduled time, or your money will not be refunded.

  • Please do not bring your dog into the facility right away because there might be a session ahead of you. The dog prior to your session may be off leash.

  • Please arrive ON TIME!



  • Instructions to come!

Dog Crating Area:

  • You can set up crate indoors in the dedicated crating area.

  • You can also set up outside of the garage door if weather permits.

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