How do I keep my dog out of the flower beds?

Discussion in 'Dog Behavior Problems' started by maggies mom, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. maggies mom Well-Known Member

    Hi everyone!

    My Sheltie goes out on a cable and she is constantly getting tangled up in my flower bed fencing. This problem didn't occur last spring because she was only 10 wks. old when I got her. It's almost time to plant my spring flowers and I am positive she will tear them up.

    A friend suggested using mouse traps just inside the fencing where my plants will start, but, I'm afraid that she'll get her nose caught in them. I don't have the time to stand and watch her every minute she's outside. Any suggestions on how to teach her to stay out?:msniwonder:

  2. leema New Member

    I think the solution is: Get a better fence!

    sorry, but I've all but given up on gardening with a young dog in the house. :)

    I'm not very helpful! I've just resigned to gardening in the front yard only. ;)

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