Whether you have owned a dog for several years or you’re new to it, you may be cautious of letting them into your backyard due to a lack of fencing. If you want to improve your experience as a dog owner and make life more enjoyable for your dog, you should install a wood fence. To feel confident about this addition, you should know why a wooden fence is valuable.
The first benefit of adding a tall, wood fence to your yard is to prevent your dog from escaping. Without a fence, you may have to keep your dog on a leash when you take them outside. When your dog escapes, they immediately put themselves in danger. For instance, they may run out into the road where drivers may not notice them or be able to slow down in time.
Another way that you will benefit from installing a wood fence is by minimizing how often your dog barks. Without a fence in place, your dog may see everything that happens outside of your property. This can lead to them barking because they are excited, protective, or even curious. The key is to make plans for installing a solid wood fence as this is the only way to block outside vision.
As soon as you add a fence that surrounds your entire backyard, you should feel confident enough to let your dog roam free. This will allow them to get exercise, even when you are not actively playing with them. It also opens up the opportunity to play fetch with your dog. For safety reasons, fetch is not something that you can play when your dog is kept on a leash.
When you install a wood fence for your dog, you will also have a lot of freedom in your choices because you get to pick the wood type and overall design of the fence. Contact us if you have any questions or want to learn more about installing a wood fence in your backyard.