Indoor Dog Fences
A dog fence ensures that the dog will stay in one part of the house and will not cross the other side. It provides an easy solution to keep the dog contained. With proper training, it can serve as the dog’s territory and come to the assigned space and area to feel safe and secure.
Factors to Consider
Materials – The material should be high quality so that it can endure the dog’s scratching, burrowing, biting, and chewing. The dog fence should not be easily toppled over. Below are the most common material for indoor dog fences
Molded Plastic – This is durable and weather-resistant and the rubber feet protect the floor from scratches and abrasions. Latches and doors can be installed.
Finished Wood – Provides a sophisticated look, this material is durable and complements the aesthetic of the house. This is heavy-duty and the dog can not easily move or topple it.
Steel – Steel is durable, sturdy, PVC-free, and can last a long time, made from non-toxic lead and is chew-proof.
Size of the Dog – The dog’s size and build should be considered in buying the indoor fence. The dog should not be able to jump or leap over the fence. Tall dogs will require taller fences, and small dogs will need smaller fences.
Space Inside the House – An indoor dog fence is usually used by households with adequate space. Since it prevents the movement of the dog from one area to another, there should be enough space for the installment of the fence. A foldable indoor dog fence is a quick option for easy storage and hassle-free setup.
Stability and Durability – The fence should be firmly anchored to the ground and attached securely to the walls. The interlocking design will prevent the fence from falling over.
Safety – Some of the indoor dog fences have a latch that serves as an entry or exit point. The bars of the fences should not be wide enough for the dog to slip through.
Presence of a Door – The door will serve as the entrance and exit of the dog, gaining permission to go to the room. Some doors open in dual direction for convenient movement.
Types of Indoor Dog Fences
Anchored to the Wall – This type of dog fence has rubber feet and wall anchors to keep the fence in place. It is perfect for medium-sized to big dogs. It is made up of different panels and can be interconnected, with different sizes and heights.
Freestanding Dog Fences – This type of fence blocks off stairs and doorways and can section off specific areas in the house. It is foldable and can be stored easily in a closet or a garage. This is perfect for small dogs.
Portable Dog Fence – This type of fence is circular or hexagonal in shape, and is very easy to set up and store.