Owning an animal is a big responsibility. Owning a dog means extra responsibility. As lovable as our furry four-legged friends are, they can get into a lot of trouble. They can go from chasing their tails to chasing the neighbor’s cat faster than you can say “lawsuit!” Only a dog kennel offers the best protection for your dog and for a happy relationship with your neighbors. “Good fences make good neighbors,” after all! Still not convinced? Here are four reasons you might need a dog kennel for the safety of your pets and for your peace of mind.
You Always Know Where to Find Fido
Sometimes dogs like to play hide and seek on the other side of town. This can be quite understandably distressing for their owners, who weren’t made aware of their dog’s decision to hide away. Even house pets who don’t stray far from the door can be “lost” under the sink or in the basement, where either they can’t hear them or they can’t hear you. Such situations can be a real cause for concern. That’s one concern dog owners who use kennels don’t have to worry about, though. With a dog kennel, you always know exactly where your pooch is, and that they’re safe and secure.
Safe and Spacious
Dog kennels can easily be fitted to accommodate your dog’s needs. One complaint raised against the use of dog kennels is the comparative lack of space provided in relation to backyards. Unfortunately, not every house has a large backyard or the ability to make permanent fixtures to a house, such as a traditional fence to keep dogs in. While dog kennels may not offer as much space as a large backyard, they are made to be plenty wide and tall enough to support your dog comfortably. Your dog will still be able to run around and jump– it just won’t be able to break loose into a very dangerous period of time when it could be hit by a car or mistaken as a wild dog.
One major advantage of dog kennels is the ability to disassemble them and reconstruct them at your leisure. Even fences, as great as they are, cannot boast such a feat. Dog kennels can be dismantled easily, packaged piece by piece, and set back up at any new place of your choosing. That means even in long family vacations, such as one spent appreciating nature in a log cabin can involve a safe, reliable place for your dog to come, too. It’s not really a full family vacation if the family pet can’t come along, is it?