Electronic Dog Enclosures – Consider the Good and the Bad

Electronic fences are control devices that have both benefits and disadvantages for both the animal, in this case the dog, and humans. An electric fence is actually a set of devices that generally includes transmitters and underground wire that delivers noise, shock or foul spray by the use of a collar on a dog when it reaches the boundary. Underground, along a perimeter of around 500 to 1000 feet, is buried the wire and when the animal reaches that area, the collar receives a signal, which activates the restriction.

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Craft Cross Stitch

Cross stitching seems to have evolved from older needlework and embroidery styles. Embroidery involves freehand stitching on a fabric without squares, while both needlework and cross stitch use fabric with holes in it. The difference is that needlework fills up the whole fabric with stitching, while cross stitch often only uses part of the fabric to highlight a design.

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