So what does the term dogging mean?
Dogging is slang for a sex act where people - usually exhibitionists engage in sex acts in public or semi-public places such as car parks and is usually initiated after dark.
People engaging in the sex act dogging enjoy being watched by others, either random people or groups of participating people and is not limited to group sex or gang bangs.
Dogging is often the result of random meets and is commonly organised online through adult nzdating sites such as http://www.nzadultfun.co.nz.
Dogging is in most countries an illegal act due to the fact it takes place in public locations and is becoming an increasingly popular sex act spreading throughout multiple countries.
Public sex, referred to in the UK as "dogging", is sexual activity that takes place in a public context. It refers to a person or more than one person performing a sex act in a public place or in a private place but can be viewed in a public place. Such private places can include the back yard or even the bedroom with the curtains open. It also includes such acts in a semi-public place, where the general public is free to enter, such as a shopping mall. Public places where sex acts can be performed include a car (commonly called "parking", on a beach, in the woods, as well as in a theatre, bus, street, toilet, cubicle or cemetery.
In September 2003, the BBC reported on a "dogging" craze, fueled by the Internet. Dogging is a British English slang term for engaging in public sex (usually in a car park or country park) while others watch them doing so. Dogging has aspects of exhibitionism and voyeurism. There is some evidence on the Internet that the 'dogging craze' has begun to spread to other countries, such as the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, Barbados, Brazil, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Sweden.
Public, outdoor sex purportedly takes place quite often in parks and beaches in Vancouver and San Francisco. According to the New York magazine, public sex occurs relatively frequently in New York City, and is a fantasy common to a wide number of people.