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Postby Helenk » Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:21 pm

I just wanted to know if there would be any dogs on the site, owned by festival goers or the police as i am absolutely petrified of them. I was attacked as a child and i get very nervious ,sweaty and shakey around them. im really worried il freak out and wont be able to attend wasting my ticket :confusion-helpsos:

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Re: Dogs

Postby Rick » Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:25 pm

I am pretty sure there will be some black dogs, and some from the local vino factory at some point, I recall that they are scheduled to fight each other in a om nom nom death match. But you could just avoid that spectacle and you should be fine

In seriousness tho there may just be 1 or 2 sniffer dogs on the gate at the fest but they are always well trained
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Re: Dogs

Postby mcmoomin » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:04 pm

I've seen sniffer dogs at the train station in Stevenage in past years, but never seen any on site anywhere.

If there are any on the entrance you'd only see them the once on your way in & as Rick says they'll be super well trained & not just roaming about.

It'd be a shame for you to miss out :(

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Re: Dogs

Postby Black Wizard » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:08 pm

I saw a policeman with a dog at Aberdeen train station a few days ago. It was the worst police dog ever though because it didn't seem interested in sniffing anyone. #cuts

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Re: Dogs

Postby welshAC_81 » Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:34 pm

I highly doubt you will encounter any on site
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Re: Dogs

Postby overagekid » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:13 am

I've never even seen sniffer dogs at a festival (Though I am sure they uise them sometimes), and definitely not seen them on site, so I'd don't worry about it

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Re: Dogs

Postby PurpleDemon » Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:39 am

Sniffer dogs are usually kept in the welfare area. They don't usually patrol round, if they suspect someone of having drugs on them they'll take them to the sniffers rather than the other way round. Safer that way.

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Re: Dogs

Postby billytheweed » Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:55 pm

there may be the odd assistance dog on site but they are extremely well trains although I have to say i have been going to festivals for years and have never seen one yet but they are allowed for obvious reasosns.

sniffers normally are at stevenage train station or maybe at the entrance but they will be passive and wont bark
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