how can i keep my dog in my fence in yard?

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I have an 85lb. dog that can squeeze through a 10 inch gap in the fence where the two gates close. We have tried bungees we have even blocked the opening with more fence an he still gets out. please Help!!!!!!!!

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7 Responses to “how can i keep my dog in my fence in yard?”

  1. dorothy s says:

    In this day and age, a gap in your fence is just one of the problems that you will have to contend with if your dog lives outside.

    As well as the possibility of escaping, your dog could be stolen, abused and attacked by other animals if it is left outside. You are obviously concerned about your dogs safety, to ensure this your dog should live inside the house.

    If you, like many other dog owners leave your dog when you go to work. Please take your dog out for a LONG walk before you leave it. Try to get home at lunchtime and pay a dog walker to take it for additional walks. You must also rush home from work to take it for another walk. If you cannot sort your fence out, you should not allow your dog into the garden when you are not with it.

  2. Arizona says:

    A 10 in. gap is huge.
    Sink another post or two to close the gap.
    Consider using chain that does not stretch and exercise your dog as often as you can.

  3. tishtish98 says:

    Try a bigger fence,.

    Do you have any female dogs around your area that you know of?. If so then one might be on heat. A male dog can smell that from about 3 miles away. It will soon ware off.

    thanks
    That helped tishtish98

  4. Lindsey says:

    try new fencing that is buried several inches underground. this will prevent him from getting under the fence. then, have the gates refitted so they fit closer together. You may also try completely blocking that gate if possible.

  5. kncrvt says:

    How tall is your fence? Are you sure he’s getting thru the opening and not jumping over it? You may have to teather him on a long line if he’s to be kept in the backyard unsupervised.

  6. KingTitansFan28 says:

    a bigger fence with bigger pieces of wood

  7. MrsBossy says:

    Try getting some of that bright color netting that they usually use at construction sites. It is make of a very heavy duty plastic. One of the dog rescue places that I visit often uses it to keep one of their escapee dogs from getting over the fence. Unless your dog is a chewer, it should work.

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