05-05-2019 19:20 - edited 05-05-2019 19:24
If I adopt a retired greyhound (see Im feeling sad ) they have massive power, jumping 1 3/4m from standing. Our fences are 4 feet and 5 foot in places so need extra height where there are no high hedges to qualify for ownership.
To all the 02 D I Y geeks - what can you suggest as attractive , easy ways to block the jumper from heading for neighbour's cats !! About 40ft Comic ideas for fun are also welcome
06-05-2019 09:13 - edited 06-05-2019 09:14
According to this article @Jenny105
"Due to their size and strength, adoption groups recommend that fences be between 4 and 6 feet tall, to prevent Greyhounds from jumping over them"
A great picture here of one jumping https://www.reddit.com/r/Greyhounds/comments/71r8u6/look_at_this_greyhound_jump_i_had_no_idea_they/
You can get this trellis to go on top of your existing fence. It's from B&Q
on 07-05-2019 07:42
It depends on what type of fence and post you have now.
If a wooden post then you could extend them by using another one either bolted or screwed on.
If concrete posts and you have already reached the top of them then I am not entirely sure. Perhaps by putting a couple of pieces of wood on either side of the existing fence panel to hold a trellis in place.
If you are not the DIY/garden type then it might be worth finding a local trades person to come and have a look.
on 09-05-2019 16:05
Good thinking .........
I found some trellis I'd bought earlier , to keep out neighbours bird loving cat . And had 2 fan trellis leaning against the fence
What do you think , needs better attachments but does it look attractive enough and would it do the job. If so I'll buy some more trellises and poles.
Everlasting sweet peas have doubled in size this week. They reach the fourth rung !!
09-05-2019 18:58 - edited 09-05-2019 19:01
OR~ this could happen if he/she couldn't get over it !!!
He he luv it......... I think when boredom sets in they find other things to do. After all if you are no longer chasing little furry things round n round in circles what else is there to make life have a buzz when youre stuck in a garden !!
on 14-05-2019 14:14
Looks great @Jenny105! I'd love to hear if you're made any progress with the potential adoption of a retired greyhound? It sounded very exciting
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