Thread: stop dog jumping fence?
08-17-2010, 11:15 PM #1New Pup
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stop dog jumping fence?
hi, i have a 6' privacy fence. my red nose likes to jump up to the top, but has not made it over....yet! my neighbor has a smaller dog and asked if my dog could jump over the fence...my response was...i dont think so.
i dont want him jumping anymore, also when the neighbors lawn guys are there he acts the same way. if he does get over i will probably be in serious trouble.
when i hear him bark i go to the back gl$#@! door and tap on the gl$#@!. he usually stops. sometimes i have to let him in, because if i walk away from the sliding gl$#@! door he will return the that behavior.
thanks for your time...Loola
Sounds like you need a Chain Spot
If you can not do a chain spot maybe a electric fence about 2 feet before the privacy fence this may keep him away from the fence.
could try the underground fence as well that has the collar.
I prefer a pulsating Electric fence from the feed store that is for cattle not one from the pet store designed for dogs they never seem to last or work very well. and I have been zapped by the cattle one many times and it is not going to hurt the dog.
08-18-2010, 02:07 AM #3
I've got a fence hopper and he is NEVER in the yard by himself unless he's on his tie up. Proper confinement is a MUST with this breed.
08-18-2010, 09:18 AM #4
Keep him on a leash with you or on a tie out, if he jumps your fence and eats your neighbors dog you are 100% to blame and he may be PTS or labeled a dangerous dog. My male went over my fence one day after the neighbors mastiff, thankfully there was another fence inbetween them and I grabbed him first but he doesn't leave the house without a leash on ever. Soon as they learn they can do it they won't stop.
08-18-2010, 10:46 AM #5
Can you use plywood (or something else, maybe something less noticable) to extend the fence?
1. Don't leave your dog unsupervised in the yard.
2. Take him out on leash/long line to potty.
3. Make a chain spot in the yard.
08-18-2010, 02:34 PM #7
Get him a covered kennel or chain spot for when your not out their with him. You can't teach a 100% reliable stay in the yard when your not there. Its not safe.
08-18-2010, 02:39 PM #8
I agree...If he is jumping now, he won't stop...Always be with him or put him on a tie out.
08-18-2010, 02:43 PM #9
one word..........CHAIN SPOT. ;)
08-18-2010, 03:52 PM #10
The solution to this is a chain set up to contain your dog in your yard.
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