Sara let her small corgi out to play in the back yard for a little while. She went on about her work when all of a sudden, she hears her dog screaming and yelping for help.
One of the neighborhood dogs had jumped their small fence and attacked her corgi. She was in a panic trying to scare the attacking dogs off. Thankfully they ran and jumped over the fence, leaving her dog suffering, ripped and bitten in 3 different locations.
She quickly picked up her precious pet and got him to the vet. It was trying for her because of having to deal with the pain the dog was having while attempting to move the dog from the attack site, to the car and then into the vets office. It was a trying day for Sara.
It took over 1,000 dollars for her to save her beloved pup.
Stories such as Sara’s are common with many different factors, events and players. When dealing with fencing for a small dog, where the front yard fence, backyard fence or just a smaller pen area, the decisions you make are going to have an impact on you, your family, friends, and pets.
Safety is the no 1 priority when dealing with dogs in containment areas. If you dog is small, can the bigger dogs dig under your fence to get to them? Can they easily climb the fence? Is the fence so short that larger dogs can simply jump over it?
Almost all fences today can be dug under. For the ones who have escapist artist, you already know that some dig under, some climb over, some jump and some will even go through an obstacle course to get to their desired destination.
The invisible underground fence only keeps your pet in, not the predators. They have no shock collar on. If your fence is under 4ft, most larger dogs can simply jump over it.
Dogs climb chain-link fences daily and they are unsightly and designed in a way that makes this fence easily climbed by larger and medium size dogs.
Thee is a lot more than price and height to deal with when looking for the best dog fence for small dogs. Make sure you research and think before you buy.