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What to Consider When Building a Small Dog Fence

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Smaller dogs can’t jump as high, but they have a lot of energy and can fit in small spaces.

While it may immediately seem easier to construct an effective small dog fence than one meant for larger dogs, smaller dogs often make up for their lack of size with rambunctious behavior and a penchant for getting into all kinds of mischief. While they cannot physically jump over a tall fence, their smaller bodies actually give themselves a number of advantages when it comes to getting loose. In order to make sure your dog can’t take advantage of his tiny stature to make a big escape, keep these things in mind when considering a small dog fence.  

Little Dogs Often Have A Lot Of Energy

If your dog has an escaping problem, it needs to be taken into consideration when building your fence. This behavior can be the result of boredom, or an underlying problem like anxiety. While many larger dog breeds are known for being high energy and requiring a lot of exercise and attention, if you have any of these tiny dog breeds especially, keep their needs in mind when considering a small dog fence:

  • Most small terriers
  • Toy poodles
  • Dachshunds
  • Chihuahuas
  • Pomeranians

There Are Numerous Options When It Comes To Choosing Your Small Dog Fence

Luckily, a smaller dog requires a shorter fence, which means ultimately a cheaper one. You can use virtually any material, from wood to vinyl, and will not lose visibility of your surroundings like you potentially can with a high fence. A solid panel privacy fence is ideal if you want a climb-proof fence which will stop your dog from being distracted or agitated by passersby. If you want visibility, and choose a fence such as a wood split rail fence, be sure to maintain it properly so the wood does not warp and make openings through which your dog can escape.

Get In Touch With Hercules Fence of Richmond, VA Today

Hercules Fence of Richmond, VA prides itself in installing fences at some of the most prestigious places in the world, as well as for many government agencies & and well-known businesses. We are proud of our unique and prestigious fence installations that we like to recognize as our “Signature” projects. Whether a custom installation designed by a Hercules professional, or a challenging project at a national landmark, Hercules fence takes a special pride in these jobs.

When you choose Hercules Fence of Richmond, VA, you’ll learn why we’re the best in the business. The knowledgeable people of Hercules Fence have developed a reputation since 1955 for professional service and quality installation. With over 50 years in the fence business, we are well aware that our reputation must be earned anew every day.

Contact Hercules Fence of Richmond, VA today at (804)752-7992 or contact us on our website to talk about a residential or commercial fence.

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