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    Buy a Dog - Make Your Garden Dog Friendly

    Articlepet advice guidesTuesday 27 November 2012
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    When you buy a dog youshould consider that you need to make a dog friendly garden. It is perfectlypossible to make a dog garden that suits you and your dog. All you need to dois make a few simple changes to your garden to make it a dog friendly garden.

     

    Dog Friendly Garden – Top Tips

     

    • Gates should always be kept closed. Your garden gate should reach the floor so that the gap at the bottom is small enough that your dog can’t wriggle underneath it, consider how small puppies can be, buy puppies online. The gate should also have a latch or bolt so that it can’t be nudged open.
    • Fence off any ponds or pools that you have so that your dog can’t take a dip when he wants to.
    • Remove any poisonous plants; dogs are not very picky when it comes to putting things in their mouths.
    • You might want to install a dog loo and train your dog to use that particular area of the garden, find out more about litter training.
    • Keep any tools you have locked away in a shed to avoid any accidents.
    • Make sure that your garden is fenced off on all sides so that your dog can’t escape cover the bottom edges to deter digging.
    • Another important part of having a dog friendly garden is you should follow the instructions on garden chemicals carefully so that you do not poison your dog by accident.
    • Stone containers for flowers are good because dogs are sometimes tempted to chew on plastic ones.

     

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