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How to Convert Your Backyard Into a Pet Paradise for Your Dog

August 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Home & Garden, Pets

Summary: Looking to make some changes to your backyard? Why not give your dog a place to run free and wild.

As a homeowner, it’s a great feeling to have a backyard that’s suitable for a party, a barbeque, or even a lounging area for when you truly need it. Dog owners can have even more fun designing a space where their best friend can run free and truly enjoy the outside the way it’s meant to be. Here are some ideas that’ll make your backyard more playful for your furry friend.

Safe and Friendly Fences

While placing fences might be the exact opposite of what dogs like, it’s actually necessary to make it a dog-friendly environment. You and your kids need to stay safe and by placing some bushes or some creeping vines that line the post of the fence, you’re essentially giving it a more natural and free look.

Designated Digging Areas

Dogs love to dig around and cause mayhem when they can. While it’s an issue that many homeowners have to deal with, there’s a better solution than simply yelling at your dog. Set aside an area of the yard that’s meant for them to dig to their heart’s content. Use materials like sand or mulch to make it easier for them to dig – while still protecting your yard. Now, the only job you’ll need to focus on is convincing them that this is the place to bury their toys and dig around.

Provide Shade

Yards that have no shade aren’t good for both dogs and humans. Just like people, dogs can suffer from heat stroke, dehydration, and sunburn, so it’s crucial that you construct an area where they can lay without being directly exposed to the sunlight. Consider using overhead tarps or placing a doghouse down for immediate protection. Another suitable option is planting trees, but obviously they need time to grow tall enough to provide adequate shade.

Blog submitted by Iron King Kennels: Iron King Kennels has over a decade of experience in breeding XL pitbulls for sale. For more information, visit them online today.

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