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DIY Dig Defence

I need to install something like this against my wood fence. I would happily mallet away on them, but they seem ridiculously expensive for what is basically a connected set of metal spikes. Is there any DIY solution to this or is Dig Defence(tm) being sold as a more expensive repurposed version of a cheaper product? If so, what should I be looking for?
posted by asockpuppet on Apr 5, 2015 - 13 answers

Attacked by dog, how to get owner to take responsibility?

Help me think straight. I was attacked by a loose German Shepherd while out on a walk with my husband and our two small leashed dogs. What should I do next? The owner is in denial and I am concerned for the safety of myself and others. I think that if I threaten a lawsuit I could scare her into building a fence and reinforcing her door. I'm interested in getting her to take action to keep her dog enclosed or to take it to a behaviorist, not trying to win money in a settlement. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2012 - 36 answers

Temporary Fencing Options for Small Dogs

We recently purchased a home with a large backyard and a pool. The yard is fenced. I need a temporary fence for my dogs until it warms up and we can fix any spots the littlest dog can slip through. What should I get for a temporary fence? [more inside]
posted by bodgy on Nov 18, 2011 - 5 answers

How can I fix my driveway gate so my dog cannot escape under it?

Our driveway is on a very small incline. At the bottom of the driveway, which exits onto the street, is a gate attached to our fence. The gate swings inwards, so when the gate is closed, there is a small gap at the bottom to accommodate the incline when it's fully open. Our dog can escape out of this gap. Other than plugging it with a long piece of scrap wood while we're out with him, how can we solve this problem? [more inside]
posted by barnone on Jul 6, 2010 - 19 answers

Dog digs under fence!

Peanut digs under fence and escapes. Need help asap! Big strong Chihuhua, skilled excavator, 100' chainlink fence, soft soil/humus below fence. Need cheap fast stopgap AND cheap long-term answer. [more inside]
posted by SallyHitMeOntheHead on Oct 6, 2009 - 29 answers

Is there a way to give a dog a safe indoor place away from a cat?

Is there a way to give a dog a safe indoor place away from a cat? [more inside]
posted by wukkuan on May 23, 2008 - 16 answers

Keeping dogs safe and exercised on land

How do I keep two active young dogs with good jumping ability a) from being bitten by snakes b) active and happy while I am away during the day on a property of about 20 acres? What's it roughly going to cost me?
posted by vizsla on Oct 14, 2007 - 7 answers

Block off wooden porch steps for dog purposes, cheaply?

Stairs (wood) lead from backyard up to outdoor deck (wood). Dog can run up. Want to install something to keep dog in yard, with stairs remaining usable, without hiring expensive contractor. Thoughts? [more inside]
posted by staggernation on Apr 10, 2007 - 16 answers

Wireless invisible dog fencing

Is wireless, invisible dog fencing effective, and if so, which brand(s) would you recommend? [more inside]
posted by MrToad on Mar 2, 2007 - 24 answers

Anyone have experience with electric dog fences?

My dog is starting to roam. Anyone have experience with electric dog fences? How well did they work for you?
posted by atchafalaya on Jan 26, 2005 - 17 answers

How well do invisible fences work? We need one for our dog.

I'm looking for an invisible fence for our 15 pound Schnoodle. Are the store-bought models sufficient, or should we go with a professionally installed system (i.e. these folks)? Do they work when there's snow on the ground?
posted by schoolgirl report on Jan 5, 2005 - 9 answers

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