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PostSubject: Husky Proof Gate   Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:19 pm

Hello everyone,

I have two huskies and we mostly keep them inside. The times that they were outside, huskies being escape artists, they broke through the fence and have smashed the wooden gate in and have escaped. When I boarded up the gate they started climbing. Fortunately they didn't get far and our neighbors called us immediately. We do exercise them constantly and take them to the dog park but huskies will be huskies. We are converting the fence to a brick wall but need suggestions on building a husky proof gate. Any suggestions?

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PostSubject: Re: Husky Proof Gate   Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:40 pm

Hmm... husky proof? LOL. I don't know if that exists....

At least 6 ft tall, the smoother the better so they can't climb (I suggest wooden panels back to back.... that way the support beam it is attached to is sandwiched in the middle of the 6' tall slats, giving nothing to climb on).

So, basically a wooden privacy fence that is "double sided" if you understand what I mean? Unless you don't care if your neighbors see the "ugly" side of the privacy fence... depends on the rules where you live.

Oh, the latch? I'd get a clip and put it in the slot where you would put a lock, that way they can't nose it up and open.
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PostSubject: Re: Husky Proof Gate   Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:00 am

This kind of fence has a 'roller' at the top so there is nothing for your pup to use as leverage

I believe it's called a coyote roller.

There is also this which isn't as discreet...
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