Pets in the West

Great ideas for pet-friendly homes, gardens, trips, and outdoor adventures

How to create a dog-friendly garden

How to design a landscape both you and your pups will love

Install a dig-proof barrier
Allen Mandell

Dog-friendly gardens: Keeping them safe

If you have a Houdini and need to keep your escape artist from tunneling under the fence, you may need to install an underground barrier made of rebar, chicken wire, or poured concrete.

Here, a fence underlined with boards keeps four Welsh springer spaniels from tunneling into the front yard in Battle Ground WA.

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