RUN FREE, Scotland's largest collection of secure dog fields has arrived for the first time in the Scottish Borders.

Promising a 'safe and secure dog walking experience', Run Free is popular with pet owners across the country and boasts 30 different locations.

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Now, via a partnership with Borders family business, Hilltop Doggy Day Care, Run Free's newest location, Minto Field, is opening to dog owners looking to exercise or train their pups safely and completely off-lead.

Located just 10 minutes outside of Hawick, Minto Field promises an acre of dog-proof freedom, alongside a variety of facilities including wet weather shelter, raised agility equipment, play tunnel, picnic benches and uninterrupted views to the Minto Hills.

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Speaking of the launch, Run Free Founder, Robert Ritchie, said: "We are thrilled to have teamed up with Hilltop Doggy Day Care to bring Minto Field to Borders dog owners.

"Whether your dog is nervous, reactive, still getting to grips with recall or you simply want to enjoy a relaxing and uninterrupted walking experience, Run Free is a great choice for dogs of all ages and stages, and their humans."

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Minto Field is now available to book, with prices starting from just £7 for 30 mins for up to 4 dogs. Bookings can be made by visiting: