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Does My Dog Know I Love Him?
29Jan

Does My Dog Know I Love Him?

Dogs have long been considered “man’s best friend,” and for good reason. These loyal, loving creatures bring immeasurable joy and…

Can A Fence Stop My Dog Barking At Night?
29Jan

Can A Fence Stop My Dog Barking At Night?

Owning a dog brings immense joy and companionship, but it also comes with certain challenges. One of the most common…

How Much Exercise Does A Dog Need?
29Jan

How Much Exercise Does A Dog Need?

Responsible pet ownership entails a paramount duty – ensuring the health and happiness of our beloved four-legged companions. A critical…

How Long Can My Dog Be Left Alone?
29Jan

How Long Can My Dog Be Left Alone?

Dogs are celebrated for their loyalty, companionship, and affectionate nature, endearing them to countless households. Yet, our bustling lifestyles often…

How To Stop Your Dog From Chewing Furniture
29Jan

How To Stop Your Dog From Chewing Furniture

Are you facing the challenge of your beloved dog chewing on furniture and other household items, despite your best efforts…

How to stop your dog from running away
23Jan

How to stop your dog from running away

Animals that escape can face various dangers, including getting lost, hurt, or taken. While some dogs may naturally tend to…

Should you use an invisible dog shock collar fence?

It works…until it doesn’t. What is a dog shock collar fence? An invisible dog shock collar fence is a system…

Will a Coyote Attack a Dog?
19Dec

Will a Coyote Attack a Dog?

Coyotes, a common sight in both rural and urban areas, pose an intriguing question for dog owners: will a coyote…

Puppy Fences
07Dec

Puppy Fences

Shop Dog Fence Kits Contact Us Our dog fences are also suitable for puppy owners and businesses alike! Our 4-foot…

How to Keep Dog from Jumping Fence
07Dec

How to Keep Dog from Jumping Fence

Your Solution to Fence Jumping: Pet Playgrounds’ Various Dog Height Fences: Shop Dog Fence Kits   Contact Us Is your…

Why Invisible Wireless Electric Dog Fences, Just Don’t Work
28Nov

Why Invisible Wireless Electric Dog Fences, Just Don’t Work

Many people think an invisible underground wireless electric fence is the best way to keep their dog in their yard. However, they…

How To Inspect a Dog Fence For Problem Areas
23Jan

How To Inspect a Dog Fence For Problem Areas

The ASPCA reports that around 710,000 dogs in the U.S. enter shelters and are returned to their owners. That’s a…

Tips For Letting Your Dog Play in Brutal Cold & Snow
16Jan

Tips For Letting Your Dog Play in Brutal Cold &…

The weather extremes around the U.S. have proven to be unusual so far for the winter of 2022/2023. You have…

Basic Commands Every Dog Should Know, Even In a Fenced Yard
20Dec

Basic Commands Every Dog Should Know, Even In a Fenced…

An estimated 69 million U.S. households own at least one dog. But, only 8% of those dog owners took their…

Ten Problems With Underground Dog Fencing
10Nov

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,…

Temporary Dog Fences for Renters

Shop Dog Fence Kits   Contact Us Before we move into the details, we provide renter friendly dog fences that…

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…

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

Have you ever had a neighbor whose dog frustrates you? We’ve all had experiences with dogs that won’t stop barking,…

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…

The Best Ways to Stop a Dog Digging Under a…

Buy Our Anti Digging Dog Fence Today! Shop Dog Fence Kits   Contact Us Do you have a digger? Some…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Creating a custom shape with our flexible dog fence

Take a look at how Vinny from Pet Playgrounds created a custom shape using our 6-foot tall / 250 linear…

The FDA now allows you to adopt dogs that have been used in laboratory studies!
26Feb

The FDA now allows you to adopt dogs that have…

Healthy dogs can now be given to to shelters after they’ve been used for lab experiments. Before this policy change…

Just got a new pup? Here’s a few things you…

Just got a new pup? Here’s a few things you should know. Choose a consistent diet It might be tempting…

New Material – Now shipping with all 5, 6 and…

Take a look at the difference between the old hybrid mesh dog fence on the LEFT and the new hybrid…

How to calculate linear feet for fence
22Apr

How to calculate linear feet for fence

For the past 10 years, homeowners and renters used our simple walking method to help measure their yard so they…

Coyote Attacks are on the Rise

Coyote attacks on dogs, cats and humans have increased within the past 5 years nationwide. Researchers are seeing increasingly bold…

How Much Does a Wireless Invisible Fence Cost?

Shop Dog Fence Kits   Contact Us How much does an invisible fence cost? The typical expense for an invisible…

How to Stop your Dog from Digging Under your Fence
02Mar

How to Stop your Dog from Digging Under your Fence

One of the most frustrating things to deal with as a new dog parent is an escape artist dog. Many…

Rocky yard, Sloped yard and Boulders Oh My!

Do you have a rocky yard? A sloped yard? Have you been given an incredibly expensive quote from a traditional wood…

Small dog fencing solutions
19Feb

Small dog fencing solutions

Small dogs are awesome. Most of the time they are easier to care for and groomers charge less to cut their…

How much fence do I need for my dog?
15Feb

How much fence do I need for my dog?

This is a question we are asked almost every day. For most breeds we recommend a 5 foot tall fence and a…

Dog Fence Easy Ordering

ORDER DOG FENCE Most fencing companies have arbitrary pricing schemes based on many different situations and regions. We don’t. The…

Dog Fence VS. Hurricaine

Tired of looking at your damaged wood, chain link or vinyl fence? Traditional fences can take thousands of dollars to…

Husband and Wife install 900 linear feet in rocky Colorado.

A husband and wife purchased our DIY dog fence kit and installed 900 linear feet of fencing on their rocky…

Thank you for your service – Independence Day Sales.

To all the military families out there: Thank you for your service. Pet Playgrounds is offering a 10% coupon on…

MAX Strength Dog Fence Systems for Escape Artists

This customer has 5 dogs, and 2 of them were escape artists – always digging and chewing their way out…

Dog fencing pricing

One of our most common questions is “How much will it cost?”.   that’s why we created a tool where you…

Help Save a Life

Help Celebrate our 9th Anniversary by Saving a Life.   Pet Playgrounds has partnered with the The Gould Insurance Group…

What is a corner post?

A corner post should be used on a 90 degree corner to join two lines of fence. Corner posts can…

Congratulations, Jodi!

Congratulations to Michael and his pal Jodi on winning our iFetch Too contest! We can’t wait to see pics of…

Where the Love Is

Where the Love Is, Inc. is animal rescue group based in Hamden, CT who uses our Pet Playgrounds dog fence…

We’ve upgraded our dog fence!

Pet Playgrounds is continually researching, and reengineering our kits to be easier to install, and to perform better. We’ve upgraded…

Temporary Dog Fence

Are you a renter or a homeowner looking to move soon? Great! Pet Playgrounds has an affordable physical dog fence system…

Pet Playgrounds Website Launch
04Aug

Pet Playgrounds Website Launch

Pet Playgrounds engineers, manufacturers, distributes, and installs the safest and most reliable REAL dog fencing system in the world. From…

How strong is our fence?

[cs_text]Our fence is comprised of 12 unique components. One of the most important components that is included in every kit…

To shock or not to shock your dog. That is the question.
15Jul

To shock or not to shock your dog. That is…

Many people today think an invisible wireless electric fence is the best solution available to keep their dog on their…

We are the sponsor for Our Dog Show! Check out the podcast!
09Feb

We are the sponsor for Our Dog Show! Check out…

Thank you for watching the VIDEO version of the 4th Episode of Our Dog Show (www.ourdogshow.com). Our big story today…

Our Dog Show Episode 3 : Q&A with certified dog…

Welcome to the VIDEO version of the 3rd episode of Our Dog Show. In this episode special guests, Stephanie Williams…

The flexibility of a Pet Playgrounds dog fencing system

Our Pet Playgrounds dog fencing system is so flexible that it can be used in a variety of ways. This…

Listen to Victor talk to Hal & Judy on Animal Radio
31Jul

Listen to Victor talk to Hal & Judy on Animal…

Listen to Victor Boemmels talk to Hal & Judy on this Animal Radio Clip. Find more information at http://www.petplaygrounds.com and…

The Importance of Fencing

The importance of fencing to your pet’s safety cannot be underestimated. There is a good reason that most shelters, rescue…

What dog owners need to know about the dog flu outbreak.
14Jul

What dog owners need to know about the dog flu…

A canine flu outbreak (H3N2) has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their…

Just how strong is our dog fence?
02Jun

Just how strong is our dog fence?

Just how strong is a Pet Playgrounds dog fencing system? This video should clear a few things up.   Pit bulls…

Need financing? Make no payments for 6 months!
27Jan

Need financing? Make no payments for 6 months!

  Pet Playgrounds is THE best way to let your dog run free, and we recently added a Cat Conversion…

Why most trainers and rescue organizations advise against using invisible fencing systems
16Jan

Why most trainers and rescue organizations advise against using invisible…

For people with yards that are difficult to fence — such as a yard that is bordered by a stream,…

Trying to decide whether a Pet Playgrounds dog fence is the best solution for you?
06Jan

Trying to decide whether a Pet Playgrounds dog fence is…

Here's why a Pet Playgrounds non-electric dog fence is the best way to let your dog run free safely, humanely,…

How to contain a pit bull
02Jan

How to contain a pit bull

Recently a customer called us because their current fence was not working. They had a pit bull and when they…

Watch Lucy run free for the first time!
25Nov

Watch Lucy run free for the first time!

Sandy, a volunteer foster parent at Companion Pet Rescue & Transport in Connecticut (www.cprdogs.com), took a video of Lucy to…

How to build an affordable community dog park
20Nov

How to build an affordable community dog park

With cities becoming more and more crowded and leash laws becoming more restrictive, many concerned dog owners are looking to…

Pets for Vets saves animals while providing therapy for suffering veterans. Donate today.
11Nov

Pets for Vets saves animals while providing therapy for suffering…

Pets for Vets believes our country owes military veterans a debt of gratitude. Our soldiers have been brave but many of…

It’s all about the dogs!
07Nov

It’s all about the dogs!

Are you in Connecticut? Are you looking for a new dog to adopt and make your home their forever home?…

MAX Strength (6 Foot) DIY Dog Fences now available

All of our DIY Dog Fence Kits, whether they are 4 foot, 5 foot, or 6 foot come with REAL chew, dig, and climb protection, however there…

Off-leash dog training
01Nov

Off-leash dog training

Every dog owner dreams of the day that they can command their dog to do tricks, come when they are…

PETA field tested our non-electric dog fence kit and loved it!
20Oct

PETA field tested our non-electric dog fence kit and loved…

> Read PETA's blog post about testing our DIY Dog Fences PETA field tested our non-electric dog fence kit and loved…

Pet Playgrounds is the FIRST dog fence company to accept Bitcoin.
17Oct

Pet Playgrounds is the FIRST dog fence company to accept…

Pet Playgrounds is the first online retailer of DIY non-electric dog fence kits to embrace bitcoin, accepting payments in the digital…

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