Ensure Your Dog Cant Roam away from Home
The other morning I saw a dog some distance away running down the street near the main shopping area. Then a woman holding a leash appeared and I assumed she was the owner. This was not the case but she was hoping to catch the dog and put it on the leash so it wouldn't get hit by a car. A dog on the loose can be injured or killed and it can cause a car accident. It may attack another animal or a person.
Image courtesy of Pixabay
Often a dog on the loose has escaped from its yard. The owners may not be home and so are unaware their dog is roaming. Sometimes the dog is picked up by the dog pound and the owners will be fined. Other times the dog may be injured or killed by a car.
What are some of the common ways for dogs to escape?
Dogs often escape:
When are dogs more likely to escape?
A dog is more likely to escape and run away when it is frightened and confused. This may be when there are fireworks or during a thunder storm. If there are a lot of people at a party the noise may frighten the dog into escaping.
What are possible consequences of a dog escaping?
As well as possible harm to your pet, the following events could happen:
How can you stop your dog from escaping?
Your dog could become lost Image courtesy of Pixabay
Ways to prevent your dog escaping include:
Make sure your dog cant climb or jump over the fence Image courtesy of Pixabay
From time to time do a check that your house and yard are dog proof. If you bring a new dog home, check again as your new dog may be able to escape in ways your previous pet couldn't.
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