How to Choose the Right Fence to Protect Your Pet

Dog Fencing

Are you looking for the perfect fence to keep your favorite four-legged friend safe? Here are some tips to take into consideration before making that decision.

Not only does having a fence keep you and your family safe but it also makes sure that your pets are protected. It’s imperative for you to choose the right fence that will be both aesthetically pleasing but also is equipped to protect your favorite four-legged friends. Also, it will create a set perimeter so your pet can run around and play in your backyard freely. Here are some considerations of how you can build the right fence to make sure your dog has a safe and happy life. 

Breed and Size

When contemplating how you’re going to build your fence you have to take into consideration how big and what breed your dog is. If you own a small to medium-sized dog, it can easily be confined with a small to medium sized fence. Although if you have a larger dog they can effortlessly jump over or even run through short and flimsy built fences. This is why you have to make this decision because some fences are more durable than others.  How tall your dog is another trait you have to consider because not only will it help keep your dog in but also will help keep other critters out. The spacing between each plank or post you install is important because you don’t want to give your dog enough space to easily run through a post to go chasing after whatever animal they saw.

Safety and Privacy for the Neighborhood

Whatever size fence you decide to install it has the purpose of making your dog more at ease at safe when outside. Making sure your animal is comfortable in your backyard is imperative because that’s where your pet spends most of their time. Installing a fence also protects your pet because if your dog sees any dogs that are passing by, they may feel scared and want to defend their territory. Introducing a fence with panels are ideal for keeping other dogs or any wild animals from coming into your backyard. The barrier will protect your dog from anything impeding his peaceful time in the yard.

Creating a Boundary

If you have a new puppy or a cat that likes to go outside having a fence is perfect for setting up a perimeter. Having a boundary will allow your animals to get used to having boundaries of where they can roam and play outside. Having a fence will also help decrease the possibility that your pet may try to run away which older animals are less likely to do.

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Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence has almost 30 years of experience in building beautiful custom fences, gazebos, screened-in porches, and decks throughout the state of Maryland. We have the expertise to design your dream fence or custom deck and have it installed in a headache-free process. Give us a call at 1-800-833-9310 or visit us online for a quote today! We offer many different styles of fencing and decking in addition to custom options designed specifically to suit your preferences and tastes. To see examples of our work and get more tips on how to choose the right gazebo for your family, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Houzz, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn.


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