Ten Problems With Underground Dog Fencing

For most dog owners, fences are a way to confine a dog and keep it from annoying neighbors, postal workers, and delivery drivers. Fences also give your dog space to run off a leash. One of the most popular underground fencing companies available today boasts having more than 3 million customers. If you’re thinking about getting an underground dog fence, …

Temporary Dog Fences Keep Renters and Landlords Happy

When you own a home, your homeowner’s insurance covers liability and medical payments if your dog bites someone on your property. There’s a chance that claims may not be approved if you’ve never told insurance that you have a dog. Some breeds are often excluded from policies. Often, it’s the breeds considered dangerous like pit bulls, chow chows, German shepherds, …

How Much Fenced-In Space Does a Dog Need?

Congratulations! You’re adopting a new dog and are taking important steps to keep her safe. Maybe you already have a dog, but you want to give her more space to burn off her energy. Whatever your reasons, knowing how much fenced-in space she needs is important. To get started, you need to ask yourself a few questions. How much land …

Ten Tips for Avoiding Having a Dog That’s a Neighborhood Nuisance

Have you ever had a neighbor whose dog frustrates you? We’ve all had experiences with dogs that won’t stop barking, act aggressively, get loose and attack your pets, damage your yard, or use your yard as a bathroom. You don’t want to create friction between neighbors, but you also want to remedy the issues. What if it’s your dog that’s …

Can Dogs Jump a 6-Foot Fence?

How high a fence should you purchase to ensure your dog can’t escape? This is one of the most important questions to ask, and it’s not as easy to answer as every dog is different. Can dogs jump a 6-foot fence? While many dogs will never jump that high, the answer is that it is possible. The highest jump by …

The Best Ways to Stop a Dog Digging Under a Fence

Do you have a digger? Some dogs just can’t get enough of it. They find a spot and dig and dig and soon enough, in the right spot, the dog tunnels out of the fencing securing it to the yard. Now free, the dog is on the run. Too many dogs that get out are at risk of getting hit …

5 Safety Tips for Your Dog Fence

The ASPCA reports that 15% of pet owners lost their pet in a five-year span. Of those pets, 85% of them were recovered. That’s just one reason that a dog fence is essential. The other reason is that the right fence keeps out wild animals like coyotes, mountain lions, and raccoons. All of those have killed pets who encountered them …

Dog Fence With Trees as Posts

How often does your dog run off? Even the most obedient dog may spot an animal like a squirrel or (even worse) a skunk and ignore commands. You’ve dealt with a skunky home before, and it’s not fun. All the tomato sauce in the home doesn’t get rid of that odor. Dogs can have a natural prey drive. They like …

Easy to Install Dog Fences

Part of responsible dog ownership is making sure your dog is safe. No one wants to have to stand outside in the morning holding a leash while a dog goes to the bathroom, especially if it’s pouring rain or snowing heavily. That’s why many pet owners opt for fencing in an area of their yard. Fencing options vary, and some …

Dog Fence for Wooded Property

Every year, the American Humane Association estimates that 10 million pets go missing. Some run off and are never recovered, and others are stolen from yards, cars, or streets. Only 17% of pets are reunited with their owners.  How do you make sure your pet doesn’t become part of those statistics? There are two important steps to take to keep …