Backyards Are Boring, Say Dogs Everywhere.
If I had a quarter for every time I've heard a potential adopter say "I have a big backyard so he'll be able to run!", I’d be an extremely wealthy woman. Somewhere along the line, more than a few of us have become convinced that providing our dogs with a fenced backyard was the “be all, end all” in canine enrichment. As long as the dog could “run around” in the backyard, all his doggie needs would be magically fulfilled. But I have yet to see any dog suddenly spring to his fe