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Keys to Proper Containment

Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff
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Proper Containment... Eessential for Every Pet

As every pet owner knows, certain times and situations require that you safely contain your pet. Containment products are often used for the following purposes:

Freedom both indoors and out

Pet doors afford your pet ready access to a fenced yard, a large screened porch, or an attached run. They can be equally beneficial when used to control access to interior rooms or levels of your home, to prevent your dog from getting into the cat's litter or food, or to allow him access to the basement without leaving the door open.

Providing a safe haven for your pet's comfort and emotional well-being

Basic 1 Door Dog Crate

As soon as you bring a new pet home, he needs to have a place of his own to relax and feel secure. Metal cages and plastic crates are often used for this purpose. They can provide your pet with a "den" of his own, to provide him comfort.

Limiting damage to your home

In addition to crates and cages, gates are wonderfully versatile tools with many uses. Use a gate to restrict your pet's access to certain rooms or areas of your home, thus limiting any potential damage. You can also use gates to separate your pet from other pets, children, or household hazards.

Protecting your pet from outdoor dangers

Outdoor containment prevents your pet from wandering off and getting lost or injured. Hidden fences like the PetSafe In-Ground Fence System are quickly gaining popularity among dog owners everywhere. They are an economical alternative to constructing a fence, and they don't restrict your view. Plus they provide your dog with freedom to move about your yard without being tied or leashed.

Choosing the right product for your pet and your needs helps ensure your pet's safety and well-being when contained.

Compass KennelPlastic crates, such as our Compass Kennels, provide your dog a private, quiet space. These lightweight, hard-sided crates allow 360-degree ventilation and visibility. Extremely durable polypropylene construction and a host of convenience-enhancing features make Compass Kennels a smart choice for travel safety. The chrome wire door opens to the left or right to accommodate any situation or location.


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