There are many places where you can walk your dog in Gateshead's countryside. The Countryside is a great place to exercise dogs, but it is every owner's responsibility to make sure their dog is not a danger or a nuisance to farm animals, wildlife or other people.
Most parks and public open spaces allow dog-walking, but please remember that they are all subject to regulations controlling fouling. This means that you must always clear up any mess your dog makes, and failing to do so could make you liable to a fine of up to £1,000.
When walking your dog in the countryside, always remember: