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Is pea gravel good for a dog run?

Pea gravel is one of the best choices for a rock floor. The gravel doesn't have any hard edges to hurt a dog's foot pads. It also allows for drainage and is heavy enough not to scatter when hosed off.

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Herein, what gravel is best for a dog run?

Gravel. Gravel is a rather popular option for dog runs and can be a good choice. If you want to go with gravel, make sure you choose pea gravel, which is usually rounder and does not have quite as many sharp edges as other types of gravel.

Subsequently, question is, how do you make a pea gravel dog run? Put down a 2 inch layer of lime, which will help break down the urine and any feces washed into the gravel in the run. Next, put a two inch layer of large pea gravel (about 1 to 1-1/2 inch in diameter). Over the pea gravel put another layer of smaller pea gravel. This is what your dog will walk on.

Likewise, people ask, what is the best base for a dog run?

What to Put on the Ground in a Dog Run

  • Gravel. While gravel is easy to install, it has drawbacks.
  • Wood Chips. While easily obtainable and a cinch to put down, wood chips also have drawbacks.
  • Sand. Quality sand makes a good choice for dog run ground covering.
  • Dirt or Grass.
  • Concrete.

What is the best ground cover for a dog kennel?

Grass Is KingThe best ground cover for dogs, however, is most likely plain old grass. After all, grass keeps the ground cool and is also gentle on the paws. Of course, it's common knowledge that dog urine and feces are not exactly grass-friendly. These two things can cause burn spots and discolored grass.

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