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Jumping fences can't keep in the yard

Posted by:  Lisa Thomas
Category:   Behavior Problems
Posted on:  May 31, 2001 at 00:53:01

Question:

I recently had my pure breed JRT neutered in hope that it would fix the problem of him jumping the fences at home and getting out onto the street. But it hasn't, he's 7 years old and until recently had never jumped the fence now we have had start putting fence extentions up which are extremly costly where we knew he was getting out, now to amazement find that he is quite good at jumping 5'5" fences without any fuss. Can anyone suggest ways of stopping him we feel like we're in a prison with the now high wooden fencing all around the house. We even thought about getting another dog to keep him company, would this work?

thanks
Lisa Thomas