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Dog gate for car

Dog gate for car

Dog gate for car or caravan? Best way to block dog access to garden.

I live in the country and when we have guests, they are often staying for a few days with us and we have dog(s). We know that they would prefer to be outside in our beautiful back garden but our dog doesn't like to let them in. I have tried different type of gates with locks - they haven't been secure and also block access for the dog when they want to go out. I wonder if there is a better way to block them from entering the garden?

My husband and I built our garden in the late 60's so we have quite a few problems with water running through. We only have a small garden but we are very pleased with it. We are not looking for something fancy. What we want is a gate that blocks the dog out, but they can still access the garden. We have an old broken down garden gate and it is great but sometimes our 2 1/2 y.o. dog still manages to get in. What we want is a gate that only lets the dog in, but is blocked by the door so no one can get in the garden. Any ideas?

Hi - we can not post a picture but I have the same issue as you with my 2 dogs. They don't like being outside in the garden (they like indoors). They get in the garden and just sit there and refuse to move. What would be the best thing to do? I have a broken down gate and it's not doing the trick. I was thinking of getting a 6ft gate put up so that it doesn't come off the wall and put it up a barrier in between the dog gate and the door. The dogs can still go through the side gate and through the garden but they have to go through the gate, they cannot go into the garden. Please let me know your thoughts?

Hi - we can not post a picture but I have the same issue as you with my 2 dogs. They don't like being outside in the garden (they like indoors). They get in the garden and just sit there and refuse to move. What would be the best thing to do? I have a broken down gate and it's not doing the trick. I was thinking of getting a 6ft gate put up so that it doesn't come off the wall and put it up a barrier in between the dog gate and the door. The dogs can still go through the side gate and through the garden but they have to go through the gate, they cannot go into the garden. Please let me know your thoughts?

Hi - we can not post a picture but I have the same issue as you with my 2 dogs. They don't like being outside in the garden (they like indoors). They get in the garden and just sit there and refuse to move. What would be the best thing to do? I have a broken down gate and it's not doing the trick. I was thinking of getting a 6ft gate put up so that it doesn't come off the wall and put it up a barrier in between the dog gate and the door. The dogs can still go through the side gate and through the garden but they have to go through the gate, they cannot go into the garden. Please let me know your thoughts?

Have the dogs been kept in previously and have they always been that way? Have you thought of keeping them out of the garden until they get used to it? Do they go to the garden when you let them out in the morning, and then go back in when you close the gate?

Have the dogs been kept in previously and have they always been that way? Have you thought of keeping them out of the garden until they get used to it? Do they go to the garden when you let them out in the morning, and then go back in when you close the gate?

Yes they have been kept in previously but they just wouldn't go inside the garden before we had a gate. It was like the garden was not a place for them. What I meant about a 6ft gate was just to block off the area of the garden where the dogs would sit. Yes they go in the garden when we let them out in the morning and go back in when we close the side gate.

Sorry, I have missed your post on another thread. Yes, they don't have much of a problem with being out in the garden but I was thinking if they are going to be outside the area we want to keep them in we could have a gate up. The garden would be enclosed but at the back there is a wall so a wall wouldn't be that big of a deal as long as they can't get through. This is a photo of what I was thinking...sorry not very clear.. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151453324056526.296629.5517756928&,type=3&,l=2bcd5a2e0

I would try to keep them in for a day. Just for a day or so then see if they keep coming in. If so then you'll want to get a gate installed, or maybe build a 6 foot high fence. If they keep coming back in the yard you may want to consider a dog pen or kennel instead of just fencing off the yard and keeping them in their own space inside the yard. A kennel or pen doesn't require a fence and will keep them confined in their own space. If they will just come back into the yard they're allowed into then that's not a big deal. If they are coming into the yard to get away from you then a fenced in yard is going to stop them from running away. A dog pen or a kennel are also great because you'll be able to watch them through the windows. If you have the money for the extra expense a dog kennel or dog pen would be the better solution. A fence won't keep them out if they want to get into the yard, just keep them out of your area and you'll be fine. Good luck, let us know what you decide.

If you want the deer out I'd like to recommend having a predator/fox trap set with a live trap in it. This way they could be out of the area while you were sleeping. This could be set up and bted so they could get food for a while and then go back into your yard.

Another option is to set up an electric netting across the front porch so they can get out but not get back in. If the deer have a fear of the unknown and the high voltage, this could keep them away from your yard. This might be an easier solution because you can remove the netting and add new food and fresh bedding or salt if you want.

I wish you the best in finding a solution. In the mean time, if you are worried about the deer, you may want to use motion detector lights at night. This way you can know they are there in your yard.

Hi I have a small male red hound and I would like to keep him outside at night so he will not come into the house when I am sleeping and the yard is fenced. However, he is a little dog and sometimes gets away from me if I go out in the yard. I have heard they can be trapped in a box with a small opening and with food, water and bedding and then brought back inside to sleep. Would this work? I really don't want to trap him but I would if he kept coming into the house.