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Old 02-07-2024, 12:14 AM   #1
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Help securing outside under rig for puppies

I know folks here have creative ideas.
Our 2020 Vegas 25.6 has a normal full length of rig opening under rig on door side.
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All door side

8ft. From back tire to bumper
8ft from front of tire to start of door
3ft door is the door length
6 ft from door to start of front passenger tire

18 inch high at highest point

We use fencing but want to connect fence to bumper and front tire area and not worry about open under carriage areas

4 month old multi-gen Australian labradoodle
And March picking up another puppy

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Old 02-07-2024, 12:50 AM   #2
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We use a 20' coated steel cable with clips on each end. 'D' bolted to rear bumper, and dog wears harness with other end of cable clipped to it. (He would slip a collar in a heartbeat!)
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Old 02-07-2024, 02:06 AM   #3
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We use a 20' coated steel cable with clips on each end. 'D' bolted to rear bumper, and dog wears harness with other end of cable clipped to it. (He would slip a collar in a heartbeat!)
Great. Our dogs run free in 4 fence panels

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Old 02-07-2024, 03:36 AM   #4
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We travel with 3 little buddies. A Chihuahua, a Papillion and a Maltipoo. They are never outside unattended. Bad things happen when dogs are left to their own devices.
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Old 02-07-2024, 10:04 AM   #5
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We travel with 3 little buddies. A Chihuahua, a Papillion and a Maltipoo. They are never outside unattended. Bad things happen when dogs are left to their own devices.
You could say the same for people
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Old 02-07-2024, 12:41 PM   #6
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We use a volleyball net. Its easily adjusted to fit under steps. Lightweight. Rolls up and stores in little space. Have 2 miniature schnauzers (17 lbs and 24 lbs). Use fencing around the site perimeter. Carried in back of toad. We only have the dogs out when were out. We never leave them outside unattended.
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Old 02-07-2024, 01:31 PM   #7
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If ours are outside they are with us on their leash. Nothing worse then walking by a campsite with unknown dogs charging a fence.
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Old 02-07-2024, 04:37 PM   #8
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We often attend dog shows. Many of the show participants travel with puppies. If you have never seen six Bichon Frises puppies lined up on an RV dash, you have missed a show. Anyway all of those with puppies have special fencing for the puppies. It is a white picked 18" tall segmented fence and folds and goes a suitcase size carrying case. It is similar to the white plastic garden fencing sold at the big box stores.
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Old 02-07-2024, 06:57 PM   #9
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Old 02-07-2024, 07:11 PM   #10
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This may be a little off topic but there is a Fifth Wheel camper with a cat enclosure. The little sign says. "Please, don't let the cats out no matter what they tell you."

This might work for a Jack Russell Terrier.
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Old 02-07-2024, 09:16 PM   #11
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We travel with 3 little buddies. A Chihuahua, a Papillion and a Maltipoo. They are never outside unattended. Bad things happen when dogs are left to their own devices.
Never unattended
Just don't want to have other animals come under ..which has happened and small dog fit under rigs

We have a combined no error run of caring for dogs for a combined 100+ years
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Old 02-07-2024, 09:16 PM   #12
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Old 02-07-2024, 09:18 PM   #13
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We use a volleyball net. Its easily adjusted to fit under steps. Lightweight. Rolls up and stores in little space. Have 2 miniature schnauzers (17 lbs and 24 lbs). Use fencing around the site perimeter. Carried in back of toad. We only have the dogs out when were out. We never leave them outside unattended.
Great idea. Considering
Again 4 kids ..wife and I ..

22 dogs never unattended
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Old 02-11-2024, 03:17 PM   #14
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We ordered this to try thx

EastPoint Sports Replacement Volleyball Net with High Strength Cable, Reinforced Side Tapes, and Weather Resistant Material - Poles Not Included, Original Version https://a.co/d/5GQgrDR
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We ordered this to try thx

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We roll ours up on a pool noodle. Very lightweight.
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Old 02-12-2024, 12:43 AM   #16
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We roll ours up on a pool noodle. Very lightweight.
Good idea thx
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I noticed last year that the Indiana State Parks banned the use of the portable dog play pens. I haven't a clue why.
But if I had to venture a guess somebody left their mutt outside unattended, it knocked down the pen, and did something bad. So as is usual one or two peeps foul it up for all.

In our case we use that leash attachment point on our ACE and clip a 20' lead on the pooch's harness. Our 11-year-old German Shepard mix likes laying in sun about an hour at a time. Then he wants the shade or A/C. So if I have to move his lead around the rig to keep him in his preferred element, it is easier than moving one of those pens anyway.
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Old 02-12-2024, 01:54 PM   #18
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I noticed last year that the Indiana State Parks banned the use of the portable dog play pens. I haven't a clue why.
But if I had to venture a guess somebody left their mutt outside unattended, it knocked down the pen, and did something bad. So as is usual one or two peeps foul it up for all.

In our case we use that leash attachment point on our ACE and clip a 20' lead on the pooch's harness. Our 11-year-old German Shepard mix likes laying in sun about an hour at a time. Then he wants the shade or A/C. So if I have to move his lead around the rig to keep him in his preferred element, it is easier than moving one of those pens anyway.
Our pens are fully under the awing area and 75% out in the sun and we attach the CLAM for bad weather or night time
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Portable and movable rolls of goat fencing work well. You can cut them down in height to double the available length, scrap the electric fence option and they roll up tight with little footprint. Short ground stakes and long zip ties will allow connection to most anything and they will flex around everything. I used these for fencing at the racetracks...they come with stakes that can be cut down/shortened as well. AND...as stated above...do not use these to "get the dogs out" so you can have a little peace and quiet inside. Ive seen people do this. The only thing worse than a barking dog in a campground is stepping in it's poop (on your site) left by a scumbag owner.
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I noticed last year that the Indiana State Parks banned the use of the portable dog play pens. I haven't a clue why.
But if I had to venture a guess somebody left their mutt outside unattended, it knocked down the pen, and did something bad. So as is usual one or two peeps foul it up for all.

In our case we use that leash attachment point on our ACE and clip a 20' lead on the pooch's harness. Our 11-year-old German Shepard mix likes laying in sun about an hour at a time. Then he wants the shade or A/C. So if I have to move his lead around the rig to keep him in his preferred element, it is easier than moving one of those pens anyway.
Where is the leash attachment point on the Ace? I know we have it I can't find it. Probably because I don't know what I'm looking for. Ace 30.4 2018?

Amazon has a nice outdoor fence with 2 gates. It has spikes that connect the panels together and secure it in the ground. Fxw
Comes in different heights. There are attachments to secure to a wall if wanted.
Also different heights.
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