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I agree completely with Dave. Besides the fact that they cause all sorts of aggression problems, they are also useless in terms of keeping you dog safe from other animals entering their yard. (you can't really call it a "safe zone", because there is no safety in it for the dog) That's a bad enough problem for a big dog that has a chance of fighting back. For our little ones, it can easily be deadly.
We recently fenced our back yard, and Kodi is STILL not allowed out unsupervised. Not because he'd leave the yard even before it was fenced… he has been extremely well-trained, and wouldn't. But he is not safe from other roaming animals.
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