The advantages of Lazy Dog tool methods are now recognized by The National Trust, Natural England, DEFRA, The Soil Association, HDRA, The Countryside Management Association and The British Horse Society.

Wildlife trusts, and at least 50 district councils, are now using the tools.

The Lazy Dog Tool Company's workshop has been filmed by the BBC, Gardener's World, and Tyne Tees TV. Its work has been reviewed in various articles.

The company also received a Green Apple Award in 2003 for its contribution to conservation & organic growing.