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How to Control Where Your Pet Poops In Your Yard

By Invisible Fence® Brand on 03-16-2023

Many pet owners struggle with keeping their pets from pooping in their flower beds, gardens, and playgrounds. Not only do you want to protect your landscaping, but allowing your pet to poop in areas like a vegetable garden can be unsafe for you. To help protect your pet and your landscaping, we put together our top tips on how to control where your pet poops in your yard.

Why is my pet pooping in my garden, sandbox, and playground?

Before trying to change your pet’s behavior, it is important to understand why that behavior occurs. Most pets simply have not been trained to go to the bathroom in a specific area. Many of the areas we would like to consider as off limits like gardens, sandboxes, flowerbeds and playgrounds appeal to pets as a place to relieve themselves.

Ways to prevent your pet pooping in my garden, sandbox and playground?

There are several different methods to keeping your pet from pooping in your garden, sandbox or playground. In some cases, giving your creating a gravel or kennel area and training your pet to use this specified area to relieve themselves can be very effective.

Another solution is Invisible Fence® Brand’s Outdoor Shields® Solutions. Our Outdoor Shields are Outdoor Shields are Invisible® barriers that help keep your pets out of the landscaping and other outdoor trouble spots — like gardens, flowerbeds, sandboxes and playgrounds. Our certified trainers teach your dog his boundaries without fear or confusion, so you can be confident your dog will stay with the boundaries you set.

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Keeping your dog from digging in your flower beds doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Since 1973 Invisible Fence® Brand’s innovative solutions, industry-leading training and expertise have given more than 3 million pets newfound independence and security - while also instilling confidence in their owners.

Schedule your FREE in-home consultation today to learn how fencing solutions, Indoor and Outdoor Shields® Units and automatic pet doors can provide safe boundaries for many scenarios

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