The absolute most important issue
facing any prospective or current wolfdog "owner", is containment. Whether you have low content
(mostly-dog) or high content (mostly-wolf) animals, a secure means of housing the critters
outdoors is essential.
The photos in each of the categories below shows a variety of types of fencing used to safely and adequately house our animals - WITHOUT the use of chains or aerial cable runs.
Some folks believe that because wolfdogs are known for their tendencies to bust out of flimsier fencing, that this somehow equates to an "impossibility" of keeping wolfdogs safely within a large pen or enclosure without chaining the animals up. Or that you need to be super-rich to afford "zoo" type facilities. All of this is false.
All that's needed to construct wolfdog-proof enclosures is common sense and creativity plus good sturdy materials. Below are pictured a variety of containment solutions which wolfdog owners use for their animals. We hope you find this useful for building your own enclosures.
Happy fencing, Gudrun Dunn
Alternative Fencing Types:
Supplemental to Primary Containment:
Other Fencing Types (NOT recommended):
Why should I keep my wolf-dog behind a fence when he's happier running loose ?
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