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How to Keep Your Dog Out of the Koi Pond

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I know I’m not alone in slowly assembling a veritable menagerie. Most animal lovers would have a zoo if it were practical!

But sometimes our pets aren’t excited about making friends with other animals. When it comes to dogs, their natural prey drive can cause some problems in our pursuit of a peaceful co-existence.

Dogs enjoy chasing cats, pouncing on rabbits, snatching birds out of the air and diving for fish in the pond.

So can you enjoy other pets if you have a dog? Of course! In particular, let’s take a look at how you can have the koi pond of your dreams without your dog snacking on those beautiful fish.

Read more: How to Keep Your Dog Out of the Koi Pond

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