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  1. Hello, does anybody have personal experience using the "Best Friend Fence" brand fencing for greyhounds? (Specifically the "Rover's Retreat" kit which is on sale right now: http://www.bestfriendfence.com/prod-fence-kits.asp ). We are living in a rental home with a nice little grassy backyard that is currently un-fenced. When we first adopted our greyhound I didn't think we'd regret not having a fenced yard since our neighborhood is perfect for long walks and we have a dog park a 10min drive away... but more and more I think how much our girl would enjoy playing in our own backyard and being able to safely come out with us when we're spending time in the yard (which is a lot when the weather is nice). Some info: Our greyhound is a nearly-70-pound female. When at the dog park or in friend's yards, she has put her feet up on fences, but hasn't tried to jump even short fences. She is easily deterred indoors by any type of makeshift barrier (i.e. baby gate or cardboard just leaning in a doorway) and hasn't shown signs of becoming a daring escapist despite being incredibly strong/powerful on a leash. But she *does* have a very high prey drive for squirrels and cats. The Rover's Retreat kit has a max height of 5ft 5in which seems reasonable for her non-digging non-fence-jumping personality. Our yard is surrounded on three sides by very dense 6ft high bushes and a shed, on one side by the back of the house, and then one side is completely open facing the side of the driveway. We would completely fence it in including along the bushes but the only side with no "extra" support would be along the driveway. So my question is if anybody has had any good/bad experience with this brand of fencing, i.e. if your greyhound was able to push it over easily if they leaned/jumped up on it? Did you need to also purchase a tension cable along the top? Does the "nearly invisible" aspect pose a safety problem while they're running/playing? We would use the Best Friend Fence as a supervised fencing option only and never ever ever leave her out un-attended...our intention is just to create a small run/play area that our landlord will not care about and removable if we move out and will not block sunlight to the bushes. I know there are other impermanent fencing options out there like livestock fencing etc (and if you have other suggestions please let me know!) but I was first drawn to Best Freind Fencing because it came together in a kit that has everything we need to put it up and they also sell gates that fit the exact sizes of their fences. Apologies if this has been posted about before, couldn't easily find a post on it and I'm new to the forums. Thanks for your time!
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