What the Scottish Outdoor Access Code means for you and your dog.
It doesn’t get much better than enjoying Scotland’s majestic scenery with your dog by your side. But, before you set off, take a look at this handy leaflet on how the Scottish Outdoor Access Code affects you and your dog.
Scotland’s outdoors has so much to offer dogs and their owners. And as long as you act responsibly, the Access Code gives you the right to be on most land for recreation.
However, when not kept under proper control, dogs can cause distress to or even injure farm animals, may disturb wildlife and could scare other people. What’s more, dog waste spreads diseases that can affect humans, farm animals and wildlife.
In this leaflet, find out about your responsibilities as a dog owner and how you can make sure you have proper control of your dog in everyday situations. Respect the environment around you – don’t get your dog a bad name.