The escape artists
We have three dogs – 1 large breed (Weimeraner) and 2 giant breed (English Mastiff and Newfoundland). The giant breeds are 1 year old and quite mischievous. First of all they drag each other around by the neck – no easy feat for how large they are. The Newfoundland has Yogi Kudu type qualities that allow her to be quite an escape artist. She constantly leaves us baffled as to how she gets out or back into our entirely fenced in yard. Now, she has the English Mastiff trying to escape.
We are cursed with a family of woodchucks and they have been around for 8 years now. We have tried every humane way to rid ourselves of them – no luck. And they certainly aren’t the least bit bothered by all the dogs in the yard. Chewbacca (our English Mastiff) – found one of the exit/entrance areas from the woodchuck. All of a sudden she disappeared from the yard. How does a dog who can’t jump, can barely climb, and is larger than your average adult – escape without notice. OBVIOUSLY – she digs a hole and goes under the chain link fence and under the stone wall and was very close to coming back up through the ground on the other side. We have had to block the hole with cinder blocks because refilling it only causes her to dig it back out. Even putting the blocks there was freaking her out – she kept pushing me aside to get at her hideaway!
This picture is with cinder blocks on both sides still in place. I was only able to remove one to get a picture as Chewbacca was none to happy about the entire affair.